Dan Jacobs has been an academic coordinator at the University of Virginia since August 2015. He comes to Charlottesville after two years at Southern Mississippi where he served as an academic counselor and Life Skills coordinator.
While at Southern Miss, Jacobs worked with the women's basketball and track and field programs where he monitored initial, transfer and continuing eligibility. He provided support in course selection, academic skill development and career planning. In his role as Life Skills Coordinator Jacobs led a comprehensive life skills program including the implementation of a career development series and personal development events. He promoted student-athlete community service opportunities and served as the SAAC advisor.
Jacobs spent one year at Delaware as an intern in student services department for athletics. He worked to help his caseload of student-athletes improve academic, organizational and time management skills. He also served as a teaching assistant for a student-athlete first year seminar course.
Jacobs is a 2011 graduate from Western New England University where he received a bachelor of science degree in business administration. He finished a master’s of education in sport leadership from VCU in 2012. While at VCU Jacobs was a student-athlete mentor and tutor.
Jacobs is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics.
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