SPORTS INFORMATION DIRECTOR
Phone: 540 658 6115 Ext. 182
Mr. Jim Hill, known to Eagle Nation as "The Voice of the Colonial Forge Eagles" is the Sports Information Director by day for the Athletic Department. He is responsible for administering and supporting all of our programs, as well as being the web master for "America's Best Web Site" (forgeathletics.org)
Mr. Hill is a 22 year veteran of the Air Force,(retiring in 1996) with assignments in Northern California, Boston, Izmir Turkey, Wiesbaden Germany and calling it a career at the Pentagon supporting the Secretary of Defense and the Joint Chiefs of Staff. After leaving the military he spent 15 years as a government contractor supporting the Department of Homeland Security and the Missile Defense Agency.
You can always find Mr. Hill at our games, interviewing players/coaches, providing in-game updates to our fans using our Periscope app, and writing games stories for our web site. Mr Hill has created the Athlete of the Month program which honors our athletes for their success both on and off the field. He also started the "Eagles Rewind" podcast where fans can get updated on our programs just by following us on social media. Its a fact, when fans gather inside Eagles Stadium in the fall, Mr. Hill's trademark "ITS TIME FOR EAGLES FOOTBALL" call can be heard all over Stafford County and it lets EVERYBODY know the Eagles are in town!
Mr. Hill is in his 12th year announcing all our major sporting events, calling nearly 600 games over that span. He can be heard calling football, and volleyball in the fall, boys/girls basketball in the winter and baseball and boys lacrosse in the spring. In 2014 he received the Bob Sheppard National High School Public Address Announcer of the Year Award from the National Association of Sports Public Address Announcers (NASPAA) as the top high school announcer in the country.
Mr. Hill and his wife Marsha (known to Forge fans as Mrs. Voice) live in North Stafford with their two grandchildren Ryan, and Madison and their beagle Maggie.