UCF Athletics planning service-learning trip to Panama in May.
Jessica Reo was promoted to UCF's senior associate athletics director for student services in July 2008 and is a member of the Director of Athletics' Executive Leadership team. She also serves as the school's senior woman administrator (SWA).
In the role of SWA, Reo represents UCF in conference dealings pertaining to scheduling, championships and legislation. Reo will also serve as UCF's liaison for gender equity and Title IX issues. In addition, Reo serves as administrator of several UCF teams, including women's rowing, cross country, men's and women's tennis, and women's track and field. She also acts as the department's liaison with Academic Services for Student-Athletes (ASSA), supervises the Departments of Sports Medicine, Strength & Conditioning, and Student Services.
She is currently the chair of the NCAA Division I Rowing Committee and has been recently appointed to the NCAA's NCAA Division I Awards, Benefits, Expenses and Financial Aid Cabinet. Reo started her career at the University of Central Florida in the athletics compliance office in August, 2003.
Prior to coming to UCF, she spent seven years at the University of Miami. There she served as a compliance coordinator for rules education and documentation for three years and spent four years as a compliance coordinator for athletic services. Reo graduated with a bachelor's degree in English from Florida State University and completed a master's degree in sport and fitness from UCF.
During her undergraduate years she worked in the Seminoles' Sports Information Office and then completed a media relations internship with the Atlantic Coast Conference office after graduation. She spent two years as an assistant sports information director at Clemson University before taking a job in compliance at Miami.