Jennifer (Jenna) Lesko is entering her 21st year as an Assistant Athletic Trainer at Youngstown State in 2018-19. Lesko works with the Penguins' women's basketball program and serves as the Training Staff's insurance coordinator.
Lesko spent more than 10 years working with the Penguins' softball team before moving toward a role as an assistant with football and women's golf. She became the athletic trainer for women's basketball in January 2018.
Lesko also certifies all athletic department coaches in American Red Cross Adult CPR/AED/First Aid.
Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association and the Ohio Athletic Trainers Association, Lesko is also an American Red Cross instructor and earned a bachelor’s degree in education specializing in athletic training from the University of Akron in 1993. She also earned a master’s degree in health and human services from Youngstown State in 2002.
Jenna and her husband, John, reside in Salem with their son, Zander, and daughter, Muirin.