Jenna Slowey joined the University of Richmond women's lacrosse program as an assistant coach in the summer of 2016.
In her first season with the Spiders, Slowey helped lead the 2017 squad to a 14-6 overall record and a runner-up finish at the Atlantic 10 Championship. The 14 wins tied for second-most in program history and most since 2007. Nine student-athletes earned All-Conference honors on the year, including A-10 Rookie of the Year Sam Geiersbach, and First Team honorees Kim Egizi and goalie Megan Gianforte.
With Slowey's guidance, Geiersbach wrapped up a stellar season by breaking the single-seaosn records for points and goals on her way to earning Second Team All-Conference honors. Attacker Marissa Brown was also named to the A-10 Second Team.
Slowey brings experience in developing practice schedules and assisting athletes throughout the college recruiting process from her time as head coach for South Jersey Select Lacrosse Club, a position she has held every summer since 2011.
A native of Moorestown, New Jersey, Slowey was a student-athlete at Fairfield for four seasons, serving as team captain as a senior in 2014. She was named to the All-MAAC Second Team, as well as the All-Tournament Team in 2013. As a freshman, Slowey was named the MAAC Rookie of the Week twice.
She played in every game during her college career, and finished her career fifth all-time in game-winning goals.
Sloweywas also strong academically, earning All-MAAC Academic Team honors from 2012-14 and being named to the IWLCA Academic Honor Roll in 2013 and 2014. She was also a member of the “3.0 Club” at Fairfield every semester.
She graduated from Fairfield in 2014 with a degree in Marketing.