Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
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Professional Summary

ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist experienced in developing exercise prescriptions, specialized training methods and educational programs. Instructional background includes personal coaching, training seminars and public speaking including but not limited to exercise safety, stress reduction, exercise intervention and chronic disease prevention. Notable engagements and health education platforms include, the U.S. Department of Education, Capitol building congressional reception and various health conferences, and workshops.

  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Public Speaking
  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Initiative
  • Independent
  • Cooperative
  • Analytical
  • Critical Thinker
05/2019 to 08/2019
Intern Builders Firstsource, Inc. IA, State,
  • Developed educational sessions focusing on nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle guidance for patients recovering from serious health crises such as myocardial infarction and heart failure.
  • Conducted motivational interviews and developed risk factor modification strategies, counseling plans and nutrition education for cardiac patients.
  • Created a research-based pamphlet for patients regarding osteoporosis treatment.
  • Provided support to help patients adjust to new physical limitations.
  • Taught patients how to set up and complete exercises while recording patient progress.
  • Delivered exercise guidance to patients diagnosed with hypertension, diabetes, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and other major health conditions to build strength and endurance.
  • Observed and recorded patients' physical and physiological responses to therapies and exercises to report to nurses and recommend adjustments to exercise, treatment, and recovery plans.
  • Aided in the creation of a personalized treatment plan by assisting physical therapists in the performance of diagnostic tests .
  • Upheld strict security procedures in accordance with HIPPA privacy regulations to maintain data confidentiality.
08/2017 to Current
Co-Founder of Praise and Play South Dakota Board Of Regents Aberdeen, SD,
  • Developed a curriculum for the faith-based community designed to teach participants the importance of an active and healthy lifestyle through physical activity.
  • Simplified complex material about nutrition and exercise through creative delivery methods, making it easier for audience members to comprehend.
  • Followed up presentations with the real-time application of newly learned concepts through fun physical activity.
  • Helped members, on an individual basis, determine health priorities, set goals, and provided guidance as those goals were pursued.
11/2019 to Current
Substitute PE Teacher, K-12 Educational Staffing Services City, STATE,
  • Taught physical education classes covering exercise strategies, sports, and safety.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools to help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
  • Helped students establish specific, measurable, attainable, relevant, and time-sensitive exercise and nutrition goals and further encouraged students to be goal-oriented with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Achieved success by assessing student physical fitness levels and adjusted objectives according to successes.
  • Utilized knowledge of physiology, anatomy and biomechanics to design safe and effective exercises.
  • Enforced state and federal standards for physical fitness benchmarks and exercise programs.
01/2019 to 05/2019
Anatomy Lecture Preceptor VCU Undergraduate Biology Department City, STATE,
  • Selected, due to high performance in VCU's rigorous anatomy class, to design immersive activities via the arrangement of materials and creation of instructional plans to enable students to delve into complex anatomical concepts with confidence.
  • Sat in on classes of teaching professionals to learn innovative methods for dispensing information to students.
  • Diversified teaching techniques and learning tools help students with differing ability levels and varied learning modalities.
  • Established positive and encouraging relationship with students and helped to foster appreciation for biology and science.
08/2019 to 12/2019
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Thomas Nelson Community College Dept. Of Athletics City, STATE,
  • Promoted stretching, mobility work and proper form to help athletes safely build strength through diverse training methods.
  • Enhanced player health by providing players with optimized nutritional strategies and guidance for improving lifestyle choices.
  • Created and implemented safe, personalized exercise programs and training strategies, which bolstered individual and team performance.
  • Established clear benchmarks for performance, monitored individual and team progress, and adjusted training program as necessary.
08/2016 to 08/2018
Division I Women's Lacrosse Student-Athlete Virginia Commonwealth University Athletics City, STATE,
  • Optimized nutrition, training regimens and lifestyle choices to keep fitness at optimal levels.
  • Determined areas in need of improvement, optimized strategies to strengthen performance, and trained alone to enhance contributions to team success.
  • Helped new team members acclimate to procedures, collaborate with fellow athletes and enhance competitive performances.
  • Attended charity, sporting and media events as team representative.
Expected in 08/2019
Bachelor of Science: Exercise Science
Virginia Commonwealth University - Richmond, VA

Magna Cum Laude Honors Graduate

Division I Student-Athlete


American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist

Credential ID: 1840949513; Valid Through: May 2022

American Heart Association Basic Life Support Certified

Credential ID: 195503711265; Valid Through: May 2021

HIPPA Trained

Received training in May 2019 at Sentara CarePlex Hospital.


DODEA Presenter

Selected to present on the topic of welfare of military children at the Capitol building for Department of Education, the Department of Defense Education Activity (DODEA) and several members of Congress.

Military Child Education Coalition Convention Speaker

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  • Co-Founder of Praise and Play
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  • Anatomy Lecture Preceptor
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