Growing up in a military family, Jenny had the opportunity to swim for great coaches and clubs around the country. In 1990 she turned down college scholarships to follow her dream- swimming for the Santa Clara Aquamaids. During her time as an Aquamaid, Jenny swam on many National Teams and was a Collegiate and National Champion.
In 1995, Jenny began her coaching career with the Aquamaids and graduated with a BA in Criminal Justice from San Jose State University. Since then, Jenny has coached every age and level within the club ranging from beginner to Olympian. Throughout much of her career, Jenny has served as head coach for the United States Junior and Senior National Teams. Jenny has also had the opportunity to serve the international community working with athletes from around the globe, most notably as the 2008 Olympic Coach for the Netherlands.
Jenny lives with her husband and two sons in Los Gatos.