Jennifer Santiago was named Associate Director in March of 2007. Santiago brings a wealth of experience to FSU having previously served as the Assistant Athletic Director for Student-Athlete Development at Georgia State University, as well as spending four years in the classroom as a high school teacher. A native of Sarasota, Florida, Santiago earned her undergraduate degree in English from Villanova University and a Master’s in Education from the University of Pennsylvania. Santiago is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A). In 2001, she married Matt Balog. The couple has 3 children: Tauara, 24 (2nd LT in Army, currently stationed in Afghanistan), four year old Alexander and Nicolas, who is 2 ½.