Jessica Balzano


Plymouth State University - B.A.

702-949-3600 x421
Jessica comes to us from San Francisco, California, where she was the head strength and conditioning coach at Academy of Art University for the past seven years.  Originally from Maine, her background is health and art education from Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. Before coaching at ArtU, she was a fitness professional working at multiple facilities in the Bay Area as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. As a new health and fitness teacher here at Dawson, she will also be assisting the after-school sports teams.

The Alexander Dawson School

The Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain, an independent school located on 33-acres in the community of Summerlin, is Nevada’s first Stanford University Challenge Success partner school for students in early childhood through grade eight. Utilizing the unique Challenge Success framework, Dawson uses research-based strategies and programs that emphasize student academics, wellbeing, and a healthy school-life balance to create more engaged, motivated, and resilient learners and leaders. At Dawson, students achieve their individual potential while savoring life and meeting the challenges of the world.