Jessica Krasny joined the University of South Florida athletic department in February 2011 as an academic coordinator in the Academic Enrichment Center.
As an academic coordinator, Krasny works with the women's golf team, men's and women's tennis teams, men's and women's track and cross country teams and volleyball. Krasny assists students with course and major selection and scheduling while monitoring their grades, NCAA, BIG EAST, and institutional eligibility and their progress towards their degree. Along with this, Krasny serves as the liaison for New Student Orientation and Transfer Orientation.
Krasny spent the past the three years at East Carolina University, where she was an academic coordinator for student-athletes on the men's basketball and men's and women's golf teams. During her tenure as the academic coordinator, Krasny fostered high academic standards exemplified through various awards and achievements given to the men's and women's golf teams. In addition, Krasny helped lead the men's basketball team out of APR penalty by developing and executing an improvement plan, addressing underperformance of student-athletes in the classroom.
Prior to working at East Carolina, Krasny served as the Job Location and Development Coordinator at the College of Charleston, where she advised students in the initial phases of career development including coursework, jobs, internships, volunteer work and study abroad. She also wrote monthly articles for the campus paper, The George Street Observer, covering career related topics that concern College of Charleston students.
Krasny graduated from East Carolina University with a bachelor of science in communication, along with a master of arts in education with a concentration in adult education. She was a four-year captain of the Pirate women's golf team, winning four collegiate events and receiving numerous awards for playing ability and classroom excellence. After college, she competed as a professional golfer for two years and represented the FUTURES Tour at various "Meet the Pros" events while marketing the tour and players by playing in weekly pro-am events.
She is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics, was on the ECU Student-Athlete Advisory Council, and was a member of the East Carolina Speakers Bureau while in college.
Krasny is currently pursuing a M.A. in adult education from USF.