James Hill is in his 25th overall year on the Trinity staff. He became the Assistant Sports Information Director in June 2015, after serving as the Assistant to the Director of Athletics since 1999.
James has a variety of assignments, including writing for Trinity’s website and magazine. He serves as the Voice of the Tigers, announcing all intercollegiate events at Trinity. James helps produce a biennial project, the Trinity Athletic Hall of Fame.
He received Trinity’s Rhea Fern Malsbury Award, for staff members, in October 2012. James will be inducted into the Trinity University Athletic Hall of Fame on October 5, 2019.
James joined the Trinity staff on a full-time basis in 1989, working in Sports Information. He served for five years as Sports Information Officer until 1994 and continued on a part-time basis until his full-time appointment in 1999.
He has extensive writing and reporting experience, including work for the San Antonio Express-News, the former San Antonio Light, the Associated Press, Reuters, United Press International, USTA Magazine, Golf Week, Big 12 Sports.com, TennisRecruiting.net, and NCAA.com.
James has announced countless sports events, including the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championships, the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Tennis Championships, the Big 12 Soccer Championship, the USTA Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships, the San Antonio Racquets (World TeamTennis), and international soccer matches in San Antonio’s Alamodome.
He has diverse professional experience, as a marketing and game-day management representative for the San Antonio Spurs, and administrative work with the San Antonio Tennis Association.
A native of San Antonio, James received the Bachelor of Arts degree from Trinity in 1976, with a major in speech and drama (speech emphasis). He graduated from Texas Military Institute, now TMI Episcopal, in 1971.