Girls Recreational Director
Jessica was raised in Norman and grew up playing in the NYSA system. She played for Fury 80, 82, and 83 and won 5 state titles. Jessica was a 3-year varsity starter at Norman North High School and helped lead the team to a state title game appearance. After high school she played soccer at the University of Oklahoma where she earned a bachelors degree in Sociology with a minor in Health and Sports Sciences.
Jessica began he coaching career as an assistant coach to the girl’s varsity team at Norman North High School between 2002-2006. Upon earning a NSCAA Advanced National Diploma, a USSF National Youth License and La Liga Methodology Level 3, she started coaching club/academy soccer in 2005. In 2008, Jessica was named the NYSA Coach of the Year.
She became Director of Recreational/Academy Soccer in 2012. Today, Jessica holds several titles at NYSA. She coaches 3 academy teams, is the Director of Recreational Soccer, Director of Camps, and Director of 3v3 Tournaments. Jessica is also the office an office administrator.
Jessica is married to Jeff Knehans. He also grew up in Norman and attended the University of Oklahoma where he earned a bachelors degree in English Education and a masters in Education Administration. They have 4 children; Hannah, Ryder, Cruz, and Madelyn.