40 Under 40, Class of 2019

Jessica Upchurch


Sebastian River High School

Job Title

Athletic Director


Upchurch began her career as a physical education/health teacher and coach before moving into an athletic administrator role; four years as an assistant athletic director; and now beginning her fourth year as an athletic director. She serves on the Florida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) Athletic Director Advisory and Appeals Committee. While balancing the demands of the job, Upchurch competes in triathlons and is a four-time Ironman finisher.