Meet Our Founder & Executive Director


Jazz was born and raised in Rochester, NY and is a product of the Rochester City School District.

Founded in 2022, Jazz Network encourages and provides girls and young women in grades 6-12 the skills, knowledge, network, and confidence to pursue leadership roles in their school, community, and the workforce.

Based on research and her personal experience, it is proven that positive mentorship and networking can have a big impact on challenging the leadership gender gap. Jazz is committed to inspiring the next generation of women leaders.


Clarkson University, BS in Digital Arts & Sciences
Canisius College, MS in Sport Administration            

Professional Career

Previous Positions: Science & Technology Entry Program (STEP) Coordinator at Monroe Community College, Substitute Teacher in the Rochester City School District, Academic Advisor at the University of Rochester, Community Relations Coordinator with the Buffalo Bills              

Coaching Career

Rochester Institute of Technology Assistant Women’s Basketball Coach
Edison Tech Head Girls Basketball Varsity Coach   
School of the Arts Assistant Girls Basketball Varsity Coach 
Summer 2019                 
Launched GameT!me Girls Training Program   
City of Rochester Volunteer Youth Basketball Coach 
Charter School for Applied Technologies Assistant Girls Basketball JV Coach  (Buffalo, NY)            

Playing Career

4 Year High School Player - 2 Year Collegiate Player (Walk-on) - 1 Semester Abroad (U.K.)