Jason Hutchins is in his 16th year as the Director of Operations for the Texas A&M baseball team in 2014. Hutchins is responsible for organizing the day-to-day activities associated with the baseball program and is director of the Dugout Club. His baseball knowledge is a huge asset to the Aggie coaching staff.
Hutchins is also vital in the administration and teaching aspects of the Texas A&M Baseball Camp, serving as the camp director for the last six seasons. Additionally, Hutchins keeps close ties with former players, who are a major part of Aggie baseball family, and are often invited back to Aggieland for events such as the Former Players Weekend.
“Hutch”, a native of Irvine, Calif., was a pitcher on the 1991 and 1992 Aggie baseball squads, both of which advanced to the NCAA regional tournament. In 1991, he made 13 appearances and started 11 games for the Aggies. He finished the season with a 4-3 record and tallied 56 strikeouts in 54.2 innings. He is believed to hold the single-season record for hit batters with 10 during the 1991 season.
In 1992, Hutchins saw action in 12 games, all out of the bullpen, registering a 2.11 ERA and fanning 18 hitters in 17.1 innings.
Hutchins played professional baseball in the Colorado Rockies organization with stints in Bend, Central Valley and New Haven. He also spent a season in the Arizona Fall League and the Hawaiian Winter League. In 1992, he was selected as the top prospect in the Northwest League after logging 18 saves and a 2.59 ERA in 41.2 innings for the Bend Rockies. An arm injury forced Hutchins to retire in 1996.
After retirement, Hutchins returned to Texas A&M and earned a degree in sport management in 1998. While finishing his degree, he assisted the A&M coaching staff in various capacities.
Hutchins is married to the former Alicia Frank (A&M Class of 1993). The couple has a son, Jace Ryan, who is 14 and serves as a bat boy for the Aggies, and a daughter, Halle Grace.