Jennifer Norton returned to Florida Atlantic University, her alma mater, as an Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning in June of 2014, focusing on women's basketball, women's soccer, softball and indoor volleyball while also assisting with football. She was promoted in January of 2017 to Head Strength and Conditioning Coach of Olympic Sports.
In her new role, Norton will continue work with her same core sports, and will also oversee all aspects of the strength and conditioning department for 20 Olympic sports.
Prior to FAU, Norton was an Assistant Sport Performance Coach at Bradley University where she worked specifically with volleyball, men's and women's golf and men's and women's tennis. Her stint at Bradley also included three months as the Interim Assistant Director of Sport Performance.
Norton was a five-year varsity letterwinner at FAU in the sport of golf (2006-2011). Making the most of her time at FAU, Norton served as a volunteer strength and conditioning coach from August of 2011-2013, and she also served as the assistant golf coach from 2012-2013. Additionally, she was an adjunct professor for the department of exercise science in 2013.
While at FAU, Norton obtained her undergraduate degree in exercise science and health promotion in May of 2010, and went on to earn her master's degree in exercise science and health promotion-strength and conditioning in May 2012. She is NSCA-CSCS and CPR/AED certified.