Jennifer Fekpe is in her second year as the head volleyball coach and in her fifth season overall at Ohio Dominican.
In 2016, Fekpe helped mentor a pair of all-conference performers in Tory Thompson and Megan Hendershot, with Thompson earning First Team All-GLIAC honors as well as all-region accolades.
During her three years as ODU’s assistant coach, Fekpe helped ODU to a third place finish in the GLIAC South Division in 2014 as the Panthers qualified for their first GLIAC Tournament. ODU placed three players on the All-GLIAC squad as well.
In 2015, ODU finished with a 17-13 record overall and had a pair of all-conference selections.
Fekpe joined ODU after spending 2012 as an assistant coach at Iowa Central Community College, where she helped the Tritons place seventh at the NJCAA Division II National Tournament, finishing with an overall record of 36-12. She helped train two-time All-American Alicia Moreno, coached another All-American in Gabriella Reyes, and had a total of six players earn all-region accolades following the season.
Fekpe, who played collegiately at the University of Akron and at nearby Capital University, also has collegiate coaching experience as an assistant at Ashland during the 2011 season, and coached club volleyball with Mintonette Sports and Aleta Aces Volleyball Club.
She earned her master’s degree in Coaching Education from Ohio University and is a certified strength and conditioning coach through the National Strength and Conditioning Associations (NSCA).