Janine Oman has over 30 years experience in the collegiate athletics environment with her primary background as an athletic trainer and physical therapist providing care to student-athletes. Currently, Oman serves as the Deputy Director of Athletics with an oversight of Sport Administration, Sport Performance, Compliance and Human Resources. She also fills the role of Athletics liaison with Student-Athlete Support Services (SASSO). Oman oversees the men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s volleyball, women’s soccer, and rowing programs.
Oman graduated from the Ohio State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Allied Medical Professions with a certificate in physical therapy in 1985. Oman has an advanced master’s degree in physical therapy from the University of North Carolina and obtained her athletic training certification in 1989. She worked as a physical therapist and athletic trainer while at North Carolina from 1989-1996. She returned back to Ohio State in 1996 as an assistant athletic trainer. She assumed the role as Co-Head Athletic Trainer in 2005.
Oman transitioned into an administration role in 2007 as the Assistant A.D. for Sport Performance. Since, she has assumed additional responsibilities as an Associate A.D. for Sport Administration and Sport Performance (2013), SWA and Senior Associate A.D. for Student Services and Sport Administration (2016) and then her current position as the Deputy Director of Athletics in 2018.
Oman is a member of many national organizations including:
National Athletic Trainer’s Association
National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics (NACDA)
Women’s Leaders in College Sports
Alliance of Women’s Coaches
Oman was also a member of the NCAA Men’s Volleyball Committee from 2014-18, serving as the Committee Chair 2016-2018. She is currently a member of the NCAA Women’s Volleyball Committee.