Jennifer Gladding Denischuk
Jennifer Gladding Denischuk
  • Title:
    Pitching Coach


Coach Denischuk will be entering her fifth season as IRSC's pitching coach.  Jenny began her college career at the University of Arizona where she was a member of two College World Series teams, helping the Wildcats win the national title in 2001.

As a freshman at Arizona she was a member of the NCAA Women's College World Series Championship team. In her freshman season she compiled a pitching record of 14-2 with a 0.92 ERA. She played in 33 games with 17 starts in the circle and as a designated player. Jenny threw her first career no-hitter in five innings against Indiana State in March, and then two days later threw another in seven innings against Creighton. On the year she struck out 148 batters and only allowed 47 hits. Jenny struck out a team season-high 15 batters in a 4-2 NCAA tournament victory over St. Peters and led the team with 10.5 strikeouts per seven innings pitched.

As a sophomore she was a member of the national runner-up squad. She was named to the NFCA Region 11 team, earned Honorable mention All-Pac 10. Her pitching stats were a 1.88 ERA, a 21-6 record, starting 28 games as a pitcher and finished the season with 24 complete games and seven shut outs. Jenny also struck out 210 batters while only walking 84 in 163.2 innings of work; she had double figures in strikeouts five times.

Jenny transferred to the University of Florida in 2003 and rewrote the Florida pitching record book, setting career records for opponent batting average, strikeouts per game and strikeouts looking. She finished her career just 35 strikeouts short of the school record. She also set several single-season records, including earned run average, opponent batting average, and strikeouts per game, win percentage, strikeouts and strikeouts looking. She earned All-Southeastern Conference Honors in 2003 and 2004 and All-Pac 10 honors in 2002. Jenny earned NFCA All-Region honors both her sophomore season at Arizona and her junior season at Florida.

Jenny graduated from The University of Florida with a degree in criminology in 2004.

  • 1st round selection of the New Jersey Juggernauts of the Women’s Professional
  • Head coach at Palm Beach Atlantic University in West Palm Beach.
  • Assistant coach University of Florida where she coached from 2006-2012.
  • Inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame in 2014.
  • Assistant coach of the Pro League Florida Pride
  • USSSA, National Director of Futures Programs.

Jenny lives in Palm City with her husband Blake Denischuk and their two children. Blake is the brother of former IRSC All-American Melanie Denischuk