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Originally from Aurora, IL, Jason Jerome earned his master’s degree in Sports Medicine from the University of Miami in 2006. A major highlight of Jerome’s time at the “U” was serving as a Core Training specialist for the track and field program as well as working with numerous alumni from the NFL and MLB. From 2010 to 2019, Jerome served as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Athletic Development for IMPACT PERFORMANCE, founded in Boca Raton, FL. That opportunity provided Jerome access to train 1,000s of athletes, to be an athletic trainers for multiple professional sports organizations, and to run the NHL Combine for four years. For the last two years, Jerome has been serving the Pittsburgh Penguins organization as their Director of Sports Performance. On a daily basis, Jerome is responsible for improving the performance of hundreds of athletes from the Penguins organization and beyond. Jerome is a proud supporting member of the National Athletic Training Association (NATA).


Department of Sports Medicine and Nutrition


Sports Science

Education & Training

  • MS, Sports Medicine - University of Miami