Jodi Risen enters her tenth season as assistant volleyball coach in 2018-2019 at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
The Blugolds finished their 2017-2018 season 2nd in the WIAC with a 6-1 record, and a 17-11 record overall.
Risen joined the UW-Eau Claire volleyball family in 2003 when she played for the Blugolds. In 2006, she received first team All-Conference honors. She led the team to a shared WIAC Conference title in 2005 and 2006. Both of those years the Blugolds advanced to the Sweet Sixteen round of the NCAA tournament. She currently is tied for first in kills per match (29) and is ninth for overall attacks (2,782).
Between 2003-2009, Risen coached the Eau Claire 18’s Air Club.
Risen graduated from UW-Eau Claire in 2007 as a Sports Pedagogy major. She taught four-year-old kindergarten at Brighter Beginnings Early Learning Center from 2007-2012.
She is married to Matt Risen and the couple has one son (Camdyn) and one daughter (Chloe).