Her first NCAA Convention as the Spartans' AD includes educating future leaders in college athletics.
Jessica Atthowe joined San José State as the Compliance and Student Services Coordinator in September of 2016. She is part of the compliance team that works closely with all 19 San José State sports.
Atthowe’s responsibilities include monitoring recruiting efforts specifically with official and unofficial visits, complimentary ticket requests and approving camps and clinics. She also assists the department with monthly compliance rules education curriculum.
Atthowe came to the Spartans after interning with the San Diego State Athletics compliance office. Her previous job experience also includes three years in accounting for the sports nutrition company GU Energy Labs.
The Menlo College graduate earned her bachelor’s degree in business accounting while playing two seasons on the women's volleyball team. She went on to complete a master’s of education degree with an emphasis in intercollegiate athletic leadership at the University of Washington.
Atthowe currently calls Campbell, Calif., home.