Jansen Petagna
Position: Director of Football Operations
Experience: 2 Years
Phone: 212-854-7062

Jansen Petagna joined the Columbia football staff in July 2012 as the team's Director of Football Operations. A 2011 graduate of Louisiana State University, Petagna joins the Columbia staff after serving three years as an intern with the New Orleans Saints.

Petagna will handle Columbia's daily football operations, including travel, housing, team meals, training camp and practice organization. Petagna will serve as the staff's external operations liaison and will be the staff's contact for the National Football League.

With the Saints, Petagna was a football operations intern. He updated the Saints' free agent board, complete character and injury reports and helped transport players around the Saints' complex.

For the last year, Petagna was the head basketball coach at Holy Name of Jesus School In New Orleans. He led the junior varsity team to the playoffs in New Orleans' private middle school division.

A Dean's List student at LSU, Petagna graduated with a bachelor's degree of Sports Administration in Kinesiology.