The Latest NBA Referee Is A Female From Michigan
Jenna Schroeder, a 2004 Clio graduate, has been promoted to a full-time NBA referee! According to Mlive she is the sixth female in league history to become a full-time referee. Jenna told the press...
I started refereeing when I was in high school and after I graduated college and had more time, I just sort of fell into it. Someone looked at me one day and asked why I didn’t just do it as a profession, and I said, ‘You can do that?'
Schroeder joins Lauren Holtkamp-Sterling, Ashley Moyer-Gleich and Natalie Sago as current full-time referees in the NBA.
Here is a fast run-down of Jenna's impressive resume...
- A two-time All-State selection while at Clio High School
- Led Saginaw Valley State University in scoring while serving as team captain
- Served as team captain for Saginaw Valley State University
- A referee for the WNBA
- A referee for the G League
Jenna is proving once again that anything a boy can do a girl can do better!