Novak named Assistant Coach for USF Softball

SIOUX FALLS ( – Jordin Novak has been named the assistant women’s softball coach at the University of Sioux Falls, according to an announcement today by USF Head Coach Shannon Pivovar.

Novak, a native of Anoka, Minn., served as a graduate assistant coach at Southwest Minnesota State (SMSU) for the past two seasons. At SMSU, she helped the Mustangs accumulate 28 total wins, which included 13 in the NSIC during the 2019 season. Novak, who began her duties August 1, will assist Pivovar with day-to-day operations and functions of the USF Softball program both on and off the softball field.

Prior to joining the SMSU coaching staff, Novak played collegiately at St. Cloud State and Northern State. She competed at SCSU from 2015-17 where she was a three-time letter winner. At SCSU, she made 66 starts, played in 97 games, and scored 21 runs, with 27 RBI and five multi-hit games. She transferred to SCSU from Northern State where she played in 2012-13.

Novak is a 2017 graduate of St. Cloud State with an undergraduate degree in Finance. She obtained her Masters of Business Administration degree with a concentration in leadership from SMSU in May of 2020.

The USF Softball Team finished 11-8 in 2019-20 after the season was cut short due to COVID-19.