James Hill is in his 22nd overall year on the Trinity staff. James was promoted to Assistant Sports Information Director in June 2015. He served as Assistant to the Director of Athletics from 1999 until he assumed his new duties.
James has a myriad of assignments, including writing for Trinity's website and magazine. He serves as the Voice of the Tigers, announcing all intercollegiate events at Trinity. A biennial special project is the Trinity Athletic Hall of Fame, which James helps produce.
He received Trinity’s Rhea Fern Malsbury Memorial Award, for staff members, in October 2012.
James joined the Trinity staff in 1989, working as a contractor in sports information. From 1990 to 1994, James was the Sports Information Officer, and continued on a part-time basis until his full-time appointment to the Athletics staff 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 many sports events, including the NCAA Division III Men’s and Women’s Soccer and Tennis Championships, the U.S. Women’s Hard Court Tennis Championships, the Big 12 Soccer Championship, the Under Armour High School All-Star Volleyball Match, and the San Antonio Racquets, formerly of World TeamTennis. He is a member of College Sports Information Directors of America.
He has varied work 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 from Trinity in 1976, with a major in speech and drama. He graduated from Texas Military Institute, now TMI-The Episcopal School of Texas, in 1971.