Coach Jen was born in Newton, Massachusetts and moved to Northern California at the age of 10. She grew up playing club soccer and attended Canada College where she led her team to a division Championship in her second season.
Jen began coaching the U10 coed soccer for Kona Crush Soccer Academy in 2010. It wasn't long before she realized that there was lack of goalkeepers in Kona and transitioned to the role of goal keeper coach. Being a goalkeeper, Coach Jen has made it her mission to give back by providing kids an opportunity to learn the position of goalkeeping while developing in the proper way.
When she is not coaching , Jen is an Educational Assistant at Kahakai Elementary School. She is also a registered Behavioral Technician where she primarly works with children with Autism. Additionally, Jen is the owner of JJS Elite Goalkeeping Hawai'i where she offers private goal keeper lessons and clinics.
Jen's favorite food is fresh fish, she loves green juice and her favorite soccer team is the USA Women's National Team.