Jack Fitzgerald enters his second year as an assistant baseball coach at Kirkwood and serves as the infield coach, along with assisting with hitting. Prior to being hired by Coach Rima, Fitzgerald was a part of the baseball coaching staff at Newman Catholic High School that had recent back-to-back state championships. As a player, he played his final two seasons at Houston Baptist after transferring from Kirkwood/Creighton as a middle infielder.
Fitzgerald is a native of Mason City, Iowa. He earned a bachelor’s degrees in kinesiology and plans to pursue a master's in exercise science, and plans to get CSCS qualification as well for strength and conditioning. He is the son of John and Shelley Fitzgerald and has two younger brothers, Ben (NIACC) and Josh (Newman Catholic HS).