Jennifer Novak


position Athletic Trainer

Alma Mater Kent State '05, Ohio State '07

Jenn Novak, who returned to Ohio State in 2009, is responsible for the coverage of the women’s basketball team. She had previously worked with the women’s volleyball and rowing teams.

Novak received a Bachelor of Science in athletic training from Kent State in 2005 and a Master of Science in allied health management from Ohio State in 2007. Prior to returning to Columbus, she spent two years as an assistant athletic trainer at the University of Minnesota where she was responsible for the coverage of the men’s gymnastics and men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams.

In addition to her training responsibilities, Novak also teaches courses in athletic training and therapeutic modalities. In 2010, she was named the Clinical Instructor of the Year.

Novak has attended numerous state and national conventions and is a member of the National Athletic Trainers’ Association, The Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association and Ohio Athletic Trainers’ Association. She currently resides in Hilliard, Ohio.