Jen Malcom is in her first season at Virginia Tech, joining the program in May 2011. Before arriving at Tech, Malcom served as a graduate assistant coach at Arkansas State.
Malcom began her college career at Syracuse, playing two seasons for the Orange. She then transferred to Iowa State, where she played her final two seasons, following a redshirt year in 2006. The Cyclones made the NCAA Tournament during both of her seasons with them, advancing to the Sweet 16 in 2007 and the Elite Eight in 2008.
Following her senior season at ISU, Malcom was named a Strength and Conditioning All-American, an AVCA All-Central Region selection and an All-Big 12 Honorable Mention. She graduated as the Cyclones’ all-time record-holder in hitting percentage in all three categories, career (.318), season (.343) and single-match (.789), and her .343 hitting percentage ranked fourth in the Big 12 and 61st nationally in 2008.
She graduated from Iowa State in December 2008 with a Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiolgy and earned a Master’s degree in 2011 from Arkansas State in Sports Administration.
Malcom also has coaching experience at the club level with IPVA in Des Moines, Iowa.