Capt. Jennifer Roesch
During the 2010-11 season, Capt. Jennifer Roesch will begin her third year as an assistant women's basketball coach at Air Force. Roesch is a 2005 Academy graduate, and was a four-year letterwinner on the Falcon women's hoops team. Roesch's responsibilities include scheduling, serving as the director of business operations coordination, game day and practice preparation, opponent scouting and recruiting.
Roesch returned to the Academy in 2008 after three years at Andrews AFB, Md., where she served as contracting officer in the 316th Contracting Squadron, providing acquisition support for the presidential airlift group (home of Air Force One). She also served as contracts manager and buyer/administrator for base operation support and civil engineering services, government purchase card inspector, Global War on Terror equipment buyer and squadron executive officer.
While at Andrews, Roesch was an assistant coach for the Fairfax Stars, an AAU Club team. In 2007, Roesch helped guide the Stars to a fifth-place finish at U-14 AAU Division I National Tournament. In addition to her coaching duties, Roesch was a member of the 2007 All-Air Force women's basketball team.
Roesch was a four-year letterwinner at Air Force, appearing in 92 career games, scoring 458 points. A scoring threat from long-range, she ranked in the top 10 all-time at the Academy with 68 three-point baskets made at the time of graduation. As a senior, Roesch started all 28 games and earned the teams' Falcon Award. As a sophomore, Roesch averaged a career-best 6.8 points per game, ranking third on the team.
"This is an absolute dream job for me," Roesch said. "I really enjoy coaching and instructing the amazing young women and men of this institution on and off the basketball court."
Roesch earned a bachelor's of science degree in behavioral science with an emphasis in counseling and human development from the Academy in 2005.
The Phoenix, Ariz., native and graduate of Hamilton High School in Chandler, Ariz., resides in Colorado Springs.