- Doctor of Physiotherapy
- Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training
- American Physical Therapy Association Certified Clinical Instructor for Physiotherapy Students
- Australian Physiotherapy Association member 2017
- American Physical Therapy Association member 2011-2016
- National Athletic Trainers’ Association member 2009-2016
- Currently completing further post-graduate studies as a PhD candidate at Bond University. Area of research: injury prevention and performance development in female AFL players.
Jess graduated with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Boston University (USA) in 2014, having previously earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training (USA) in 2009. As a passionate, life-long learner, she is currently completing her PhD in injury prevention and talent development of female Australian football players at Bond University.
Jess has 10 years’ experience as an allied health clinician working in a variety of outpatient musculoskeletal and sports settings. She has previously worked as a physiotherapist at Tufts Medical Centre in Boston, Massachusetts (USA). She also has experience working with Division I and III collegiate sports teams in the USA and was the primary sports trainer for the junior Broadbeach Cats AFC on the Gold Coast. Jess has a special interest in injury risk reduction and sports rehabilitation and is passionate about translating research into practice to support aspiring athletes of all ages and sporting backgrounds. When not at Allsports, Jess can be found educating physio, health innovation, and sports and exercise science students at Bond University.