Jim Tucker is entering his 4th year as the head coach at Kouts High School. Before taking the helm at Kouts, Jim spent two seasons at Crown Point High School as the JV Head Coach and one season at Purdue University Northwest (formerly Calumet) as the pitching coach during their first year in competition. Tucker also coached with the Hammond Chiefs and Morris Chiefs for several summers, developing many of the areas best high school baseball players over the past 5 years.
Tucker played collegiately at Chicago State University from 2008-2013, where he received his B.S. in English and Secondary Education. He currently teaches at Kouts Middle School.