Jeremy Troutman was born and raised in Wellington, Kansas. He graduated from Wellington High School in 1994 where he was a three sport athlete. Jeremy excelled in football, basketball and baseball.
Following high school, Jeremy attended Butler Community College and played baseball under head coach B.D. Parker in 1995 and 1996. Troutman played first base and pitched and the team was Jayhawk West Champions both seasons. Jeremy was All Jayhawk Conference his freshman year and, his sophomore year, he was 1st Team All Jayhawk Conference, 1st Team All Region VI and 1st Team All American first baseman. His season batting average in 1996 was .483.
Jeremy then attended and played baseball at McNeese State University for one year and then transferred to Wichita State University. He played as a walk-on in the fall and earned a scholarship in the spring as a relief pitcher and DH during a very successful season for the Shockers in 1998.
Troutman also played for the El Dorado Broncos for three seasons, 1996, 1997 and 1998. Those teams won two NBC World Series titles and had one seventh place finish. The 1996 World Series Championship was under head coach, Bob Fornelli, who was assistant coach at Butler during Jeremy's time with the Grizzlies.
Jeremy graduated from Wichita State University in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in mathematics. Upon graduation, Jeremy taught math at Wellington High School while coaching basketball and track.
In 2004, Jeremy began his career at Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline as an entry level operator. Through his hard work and leadership abilities, Jeremy has progressed in the company and is now Director of Pipeline Safety.
Jeremy married his high school sweetheart, Amy (Keltch) in August of 1996. They now live in Owensboro, Kentucky and have three children, Cole 13, Cason 11 and Kylie 3. Jeremy is now coaching his sons' league and travel baseball teams.