Title: Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coord.
Experience: 9th Year
Alma Mater: Sacramento State, '06
Jamie Donkin returns for her ninth season as a member of the Sacramento State coaching staff and her third as an assistant coach. After serving as a graduate and student assistant, Donkin became a full-time assistant in the spring of 2009. In her current capacity, she works primarily with floor and beam, serves as the team’s choreographer and handles the day-to-day activities of the office.
During her first full-time season, Donkin coached Cayla Boyce to a Western Athletic Conference individual beam championship. The team also recorded the second-highest score in school history with a 49.275 at Utah State.
The Northern California native has also built an extensive resumé working summer camps across the country. In recent years, Donkin has served as an instructor at gymnastics camps hosted by UCLA, Stanford, GymJam, NorCal as well as Lake Owen.
Donkin came to Sacramento State in 2003 and was a member of the gymnastics team that season. During the year, she competed twice on beam, including a 9.650 against Cal State Fullerton.
Prior to coming to Sacramento State, Donkin was a California state beam champion at level 8 in 2001. She was also a three-time regional all-around qualifier in 1998, 2001 and 2002. In 1998, she also advanced to nationals.
Donkin earned her bachelor’s degree in kinesiology with an emphasis in exercise science from Sacramento State in December of 2006. She also completed her master’s degree in exercise science in the fall of 2011.
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