Jen is a former graduate of the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, SD and is in her first season volunteer coaching for the Drake women's soccer team. She was an assistant coach at Chico State in Chico, California for the 2011-2012 seasons and helped guide the team to a Division II Final Four in 2011. She also holds a National coaching license from NSCAA.
As a 3 year starter at the University of South Dakota Jen holds the record for career saves.
Jen received a bachelor's of arts in Physical Education and a minor in adaptive physical education in 2011, and received a master's degree from Chico State in Kinesiology in 2013.