Coach Jill Graves

MA, Leadership – Truman State University, 2015
BA, Psychology – Truman State University, 2000

Career: After earning a Bachelors of Arts in Psychology in 2000, Jill immediately began working for Truman. Over her 17 year career with Truman, she served the university in a variety of roles in the Financial Aid Office and the Admissions Office, including the Associate Director of Admission for 11 years. In 2018, Jill began serving as Director – Enrollment Management at A.T. Still University in Kirksville, Mo.

Coaching: Jill began serving as Coach in 2017. Jill danced throughout her childhood and continued through high school, but then hung up the dance shoes when she went to college. Jill found herself back in the dance world when her daughter starting dancing at 3 years old in 2009. Embracing the new role of ‘dance mom’ she rediscovered her passion for dance. Serving as the Coach for Showgirls has allowed her to blend her passion for dance, with her leadership to the team.