Coach Leigh Jones started her coaching career at McGill Toolen High School as the assistant softball coach under Coach Bill Griffin in 1994. After completing 2 season at McGill Toolen and advancing to the state tournament, Coach Jones left McGill for Satsuma High School.
At Satsuma under the direction of head Softball Coach Barclay Kercher the Lady Gators advanced to 3 state tournaments finishing 4th, 6th, and 7th. Coach Jones also assisted Coach Kercher in Volleyball beating Mcgill Toolens Dirty Dozen and advancing to the elite 8 state tournament 2 season.
Coach Kercher and Coach Jones left Satsuma to start a new softball program at Spanish Fort High School. After their second season working together Coach Kercher was named head Soccer Coach, and Athletic Director Coach Barry Gibson named Coach Jones Head Softball Coach.
In two seasons as head Coach, Coach Jones advanced to the state Elite 8 both years, finishing 4th and 7th in the state. These were the first state tournament appearences for the softball team.
Coach Jones also coached the JV basketball team for two season going 14-6.
In 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018 Coach Jones coached the middle school volleyball team winning the county championship.
2008 2A Volleyball Coach of the Year
2010 2A Volleyball Coach of the Year
2012 - 2A Track Coach of The year
2012 - 2A Volleyball Coach of The Year
2013 - 2A Volleyball Coach of The Year2014 - 2A Volleyball Coach of The Year
2014 – 2A Track Coach of The Year2015 - 2A Track Coach of The Year2015 - 2A Volleyball Coach of the Year2016 - 2A Track Coach of The Year
Head Coaching records
2008 - 46-14 - Area Runner up, Regional champion, State Elite 8 finishing 7th.
2009 - 37-17 - Area Champion, Regional Champion, State Elite 8 finishing 4th
8th grade Volleyball
2008 - 12-1 - County Champions
2009 - 13-2 - County Runner Up
2010 - 15-4 County Champions
2011 - 14-3 County Runner up
2012 - 28-0 County Champions
2013 - 23-2 County Champions2014 - 27-0 County Champions2015 - 23-0 County Champions2016 - 29-1 County Champions2017 - 26-3 County Runner Up2018 - 34-2 County Champions2019 - 31-5 - County Runner Up
7th grade volleyball
2009 - 10 - 0
2011 - 10 - 0
2012 - 12 - 3
2013 - 14 - 02014 - 10-02015 - 14-02016 - 9-12017 - 9-52018 - 12-32019 - 18-1
2010 - County Runner-up
2012 - County Champions2014 - County Champions2015 - County Champions2016 - County Champions2017 - County Runner Up2018- County Runner Up2019 - County Runner Up