Jennifer Gibbs was hired as academic services graduate assistant in the Stephen F. Austin athletics department prior to the start of the 2012-13 season. Gibbs comes to SFA from Lamar, where she graduated with a bachelor's degree in history and secondary education. She is currently working on her master's degree in history at SFA. In her role as graduate assistant, Gibbs is responsible for guiding and mentoring the academic success of more than twenty student-athletes from all of SFA's sports team.
Gibbs was a four-year letterwinner as a member of the Lamar Cardinals soccer team. During her time there she was named a team captain, team MVP, Sports Performance MVP and an honorable mention all-conference goalkeeper. She helped turn Lamar soccer into a top Southland Conference program, and was named to the Southland Conference Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll all four years. Gibbs left Lamar as the program's all-time winningest goalkeeper, and holds numerous school records.