Jocelyn Kovarik
Jocelyn Kovarik
Title: Assistant Coach
Phone: 515-433-5209
Email: jrkovarik@dmacc.edu

Jocelyn Kovarik enters her tenth season as an assistant coach for the women's basketball program at DMACC.

A 2005 graduate of Prairie Valley High School in Gowrie, Iowa, Jocelyn attended DMACC where she played two seasons under Coach Steve Krafcisin. During her tenure at DMACC, she was a NJCAA 2nd Team All-American in both 2006 and 2007. Along with being a two-time All-American, she was named 1st Team All-Conference in both seasons and she was name to the Region XI All-Tournament team in 2007. Kovarik helped lead the Bears to 44-20 record and was also 24-7 in conference play during her two seasons at DMACC.

Jocelyn left DMACC by holding many single season and career records. Some of those records include: Most blocked shots in a career (338), season (176), and game (10).

After DMACC, Jocelyn transferred to Iowa State University to continue her education and basketball career under Coach Bill Fennelly. During her time as a Cyclone, she helped Iowa State advance to the 2nd Round of the NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament in 2008, and to the Elite 8 in 2009. While at Iowa State, Kovarik broke the single season record in blocked shots with 75 during her junior season and is fourth all time in blocks with 97. She graduated Iowa State with a bachelor's degree in finance. After her time at ISU, Jocelyn assisted within the All Iowa Attack basketball organization in Ames, IA.

Jocelyn is married to Jeremiah Kovarik and they have one child, Paisley. They reside in Ames, Iowa.

Her duties include: on the floor coaching, recruiting, and scouting.