Jenny Polak

Jenny Polak

Player Profile

Assistant Director, NCAA Eligibility & SA Success

First Year

BA: Lafayette '09
MA: East Stroudsburg '12


Ohio Athletics Announces Academic Staff Changes

Duffy promoted to Associate Athletic Director; Polak and Rost round out staff

Jenny Polak is in her first year as the Assistant Director of NCAA Eligibility and Student Athlete Success at Ohio University. In her new position, Polak will primarily work with the Ohio Football team where she will monitor academic progress of and provide academic skill instruction.

Polak begins her post as the Assistant Director after spending the previous seven months as a Learning Specialist Intern in the Ohio athletics academic office where she met with student athletes to monitor their academic performance throughout the year.

Prior to her time at Ohio, Polak served as a graduate assistant at East Stroudsburg University where she monitored the academic progress and eligibility of 504 student athletes on campus, while working toward her Master's degree which she earned in the spring of 2012.

The Pennsylvania native earned her undergraduate degree from Lafayette College where she played on the women's soccer team.