Jenna Bekker, a graduate of Washington State University and native of Pretoria, South Africa, has joined the Athletic Performance staff at Tennessee Tech University, serving as a Strength and Conditioning Graduate Assistant. Bekker comes to Tech after spending last year as a Strength and Conditioning Coaching Assistant at her alma mater, where she worked with cheerleading, baseball, and track and field.
Bekker will serve as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for softball, and will also assist with football and volleyball.
Throughout her time at Washington State, Bekker was a Strength and Conditioning volunteer, where she worked with men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, women’s rowing, track and field, and cheerleading.
Bekker was on the women’s swimming team at WSU from 2009-13, serving as team captain for two of her four years with the program. Throughout Bekker’s time with the Cougars, she was named three times to the athletics all-academic team, and was once named to the Pac-12 all-academic team. The 2013 graduate was also a two-time South African Olympic Trials competitor.