Jamie Smyth Registers 500th Career Victory

Becomes winningest coach in Monks softball history

Jamie Smyth Registers 500th Career Victory

Becomes winningest coach in Monks softball history

With a 9-0 win at Lasell College this spring, Saint Joseph’s College Softball Head Coach Jamie Smyth ’92 registered the 500th victory of his collegiate career.

Smyth, who just finished his 21st season at the helm for the Monks, is the winningest coach in Monks Softball history and the fourth skipper in the 48-year history of Saint Joseph’s College Athletics to record 500 career wins. 

Softball Co-Head Coach Jamie Smyth

Smyth joins baseball Head Coach Will Sanborn ’86 (715), women’s basketball Head Coach Mike McDevitt ’83 (603), and former men’s basketball Head Coach Rick Simonds (504) on the exclusive 500-victory list.

In 21 years as the SJC clipboard carrier, Smyth has won eight championships with
17 winning seasons and seventeen 20-win campaigns. His teams have reached the
30-win plateau in six different seasons and won four-consecutive Great Northeast
Athletic Conference (GNAC) Championships (2011-14) with NCAA Tournament berths following each title run.

Smyth at work with the team

Smyth, who has also served as the head coach of the Monks’ golf program for the last 14 seasons, reached the 400-win plateau when his Monks defeated Suffolk University, 5-4, on March 29th, 2014.