Jamie Madewell-Grodecki enters her fifth season as the Bobcats' head coach. Coach Grodecki has put the Bobcats back on the championship path. She has taken a team who posted a 13-32 record one year prior to her arrival and turned them into a top 25 team. The past two seasons have seen plenty of success, making it to the NCAA Regional Tournament for the second straight year and ranking as high as #14 in the NFCA and NCAA polls.
Ending the 2014 season at the NCAA Regional tournament, the Bobcats finished 34-16 overall and 13-9 in the PBC. They were able to advance to the PBC Tournament for the fourth-straight season. Grodecki's squad made their mark and earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Southeast Regional for the second straight year. Grodecki became the third coch in Georgia College history to earn the honor of PBC Coach of the Year in 2013. In her career at Georgia College, Grodecki has coached 1 NFCA/Daktronics All-American, 12 All-Conference players, 11 All-Region players, and three All-Tournament Team players.
Grodecki spent three seasons as head softball coach at St. Petersburg College prior to joining Bobcat nation. Over those three seasons, she placed second in the Suncoast Conference and earned bids to the FCCAA State Tournament three years in a row. She compiled a 102-51-1 (.666) record in her three years overseeing the program. While at SPC she had a number of athletes attain academic and athletic recognition, including a team GPA of 3.2 or higher each year and numerous All-Conference Academic team selections. On the field in three years she had over 20 1st & 2nd team All-Conference Selections and two All-State Members.
Prior to her arrival at St. Petersburg, she coached for six years at the Division I and II levels. At Southern Arkansas University she was the head coach for two seasons, leading her team to the conference tournament in both seasons with an overall 53-58 record. She also spent two years as an assistant coach at Delta State University working with infield, hitting instruction, and the strength and conditioning program, helping guide Delta State to the 2005 Gulf South Conference (GSC) West Division championship and tournament finals. Before her time on the Delta State staff, Grodecki was an assistant at the University of Alabama-Birmingham from 2001-03, working with the outfield and in-state recruiting.
Grodecki was a two-sport athlete at Alabama-Huntsville, competing in softball from 1995-2000 and volleyball from 1995-99. She was a member of three GSC Champion softball teams (1996, 1999 and 2000) with four regional appearances and a College World Series appearance in 1999. She received her B.B.A. from the University of Alabama-Huntsville, and her M.Ed. in Physical Education from the University of Alabama-Birmingham.
A native of Huntsville, Ala. she is married to Andrew Grodecki. The Grodeckis have a daughter Alison and they live in Milledgeville.