Jenna Lombardo-Adams is a graduate of Southern Regional High School in Manahawkin, NJ. Throughout her time at Southern, she was a three-sport varsity athlete, participating in field hockey, basketball and track/cross county. Her athletic prowess as a Ram led to her induction into the Southern Regional Athletic Hall of Fame. Following graduation, Lombardo-Adams continued her academic and athletic career at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.
During her four-year tenure at Rowan, she was named captain of the Women’s Field Hockey Team. Lombardo-Adams was also named South Atlantic Regional All-American, National Field Hockey Coaches Association Academic All-American, New Jersey Athletic Conference Midfielder of the year – and in 2009 – she achieved National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-American. Lombardo-Adams graduated from Rowan in 2010 with a Bachelor’s degree in health and exercise science. From Rowan, she went on to earn her Master’s degree in health and physical education from the University of Arkansas.
From 2011-2014 Lombardo-Adams served as a physical education teacher and also coached field hockey at Williamstown High School.
Since 2014, Lombardo-Adams has been serving as a physical education teacher at her Alma mater, Southern Regional High School. She coaches multiple sports – including varsity girls field hockey, middle school girls basketball and freshman girls lacrosse. She is a USA Field Hockey Level 1 Certified Coach. Her varsity field hockey team won the Shore Conference Class “A” South division in 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2019. The Rams were also South Jersey Group 4 finalists in 2014 and Shore Conference Tournament finalists 2017. As a coach she has reached her first, but not last of big milestones hitting 100 career wins between her years of coaching thus far from 2014-2019.
Jenna hopes to bring a reputable knowledge of field hockey to the Phoenix Elite team, as well as encourage young women to follow their dreams.