Brooke Jelniker is one of the basketball coaches at the Panorama Wellness and Sports Institute. Brooke has been busy obtaining her NASM training certificate, specializing in Performance Enhancement. She is the girls Assistant Varsity coach at Valor Christian and coaches the 17’s Nike Girls team for Colorado Premier Basketball club. She is excited to join The Institute and bring her extensive knowledge to the basketball court.
Brooke was a 2010 graduate of ThunderRidge High School where she earned four letters in basketball. Brooke then chose to play at the University of Kansas and competed in 17 games with three starts for the 21-13 Jayhawks. Brooke held a 3.9 grade-point average, while being named to both the KU Athletic Directors Honor Roll and The Big 12 Commissioner Honor Roll. After her freshman year, Brooke transferred to the University of San Diego where she helped lead her team to their first national top 25 ranking, with 4 years of 20 plus win seasons. She was an intricate part of her team’s effort to maintain a 17-0 record in 2012 and was named team captain her senior season. Brooke was also named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic Team, received the Scholar Student Athlete Award, and was given the USD Athletic Department Leadership award her senior year. Brooke was named First Team All-Conference in basketball following both her junior and senior seasons. She was also a 2010 McDonald's All-American nominee and averaged 15.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, and 2.4 blocks per game in her senior season. Brooke eclipsed the 1,000 points scoring mark with a career-best 34-point scoring effort and earned All-State honors by the Colorado High School Coaches Association. Brooke was named team captain during her senior year and was the top scoring Grizzly on the season. Jelniker was also named to the Denver Post's 2010 All Colorado Team, was chosen to play in the Denver Nuggets' Show All-Star Game and the Colorado Coaches of Girls Sports All-State Game. She was rated the 19th best small forward in the Country by HoopGurlz.com and the 45th best prospect overall on GregSwaim.com and was selected to attend the 2008 Nike Skills Academy.