Advisor for: Football (Offense), Softball
Jason Fountain joined the Florida State Athletic Academic Support staff as an Academic Counselor in December 2003 and supervises the academic progress of the Offensive Football players and Softball. Some of Fountain’s duties include monitoring academic eligibility, advisement and assisting in the recruitment of all prospective student-athletes. Fountain came to FSU from Mississippi State and Troy State University, where he served as an athletic academic counselor. He holds Bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics from Troy State University and in Math Education from Athens State University. Fountain also earned his Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from the University of South Alabama. Before beginning his career in athletic academic counseling, Fountain taught mathematics in Baldwin County, Ala., for seven years. Additionally, Fountain was named Teacher of the Year at Bay Minette Middle School for the 2001-2002 school year. Fountain, a native of East Brewton, AL, is a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A).