Recreation & Wellness Staff – Spring 2017

Recreation & Wellness Staff – Spring 2017


Hi I’m Dr. Jill Beville, Director of Recreation & Wellness Hello Hello I’m Kenny Norris, Associate Director in Recreation & Wellness and the team that I work with are in Facilities, Aquatics and Fitness Hey everyone I’m Mike Ackerman, Associate Director of Recreation & Wellness and I work with Team Quest programs, Outdoor Adventures, Piney Lake and Competitive Sports. Hi I’m Jeanne Irwin-Olsen, Associate Director of Recreation & Wellness. and I lead the Wellness team. And we want to welcome you to Spring Staff Training! Hi I’m Janet Dunbar I am the Business Officer for the department and I handle the budget. I’m Colleen Burford and I am the Business Coordinator and I do a whole bunch of accounts payable accounts receivable and payroll. Hi I’m Brittany Armstrong I’m an Administrative Assistant and I work in member services. Hi I’m Carol Bell and I work in office Administrative Assistants and I am an Administrative Specialist. I need to remind you that you need to be sure to sign your individual timesheet. by the 20th of each month. And you payroll dates run from the 11th of the month until the following 10th of the month students have the option to add on one additional member to their membership for the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters. Hi I’m Erik Unger, the Assistant Director for Competitive Sports I’m Eli Coe, the Program Intern for Competitive Sports. I’m Jon Fey, the Graduate Assistant for Competitive Sports. So a lot of people have been wondering how to sign up for Intramural Sports. If you go to the RecWell website you can select Intramural Sports tab under Competitive Sports and then there is a link for IM registration. And the great prize if you win an Intramural Sport is this awesome Intramural championship t-shirt. Hi I’m Nick Diaz the Equipment Maintenance Technician In case the equipment goes down I’ll be the one that will take care of it Hello my name is Marcus Thompson I’m the Fitness Coordinator There’s one thing that you should know when it comes to Personal Training. You can sign up on our website Hey I’m Kyle Anderson I’m the Assistant Director of Fitness I’m handling a number of different things but Group Exercise in particular. No, for Group Exercise, you don’t need to sign up. show up have fun & enjoy Hi my name is Scott Cato and my role here Assistant Director of Facilities and Special Events I along with a great staff of students and an amazing GA oversee the day-to-day operation of the Kaplan Center I am also responsible for all the special events that occur on a daily basis did you know that we have five wall-mounted AED’s in the Kaplan Center? That’s part of our pledge to create a very safe environment for our patrons. Hey man, you know you can’t run in front of patrons on the track. Hey everyone, my name is Jonathan Hennessy I’m the Graduate Assistant of Facilities and Special Events here at the Kaplan Center. I work day-to-day with the facility and special event staff along with overall coordination of the Welcome Desk activities So we get a lot of questions here at the Welcome Desk One that we get pretty often is what are the four streets that surround the Kaplan Center? That would be Gate City, Neal, McCormick and Haywood. Good morning, my name is Alex Hauer I’m the Coordinator with Outdoor Adventures I’ve been here about six years. My name is Jen, the Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Adventures and this is my fourth year with the program. Welcome to our climbing wall! As students the participation in the climbing wall is included in your fees and we have shoes and harnesses for rental at no charge. Additionally, every Spring semester we host a Spartan Summit Climbing Competition this year is our 19th Climbing Competition and it’s only $10 to register and if you register before February 9th you’ll get a free t-shirt In addition to the Climbing Wall. we also offer trips on the weekend and then we have rental equipment. So if you want to do your own trip to help you out with that too. Hope to see you soon! Hey there I’m Frannie Varker, the Assistant Director for Team Quest We are an experiential education program housed in Recreation & Wellness and are one of 16 in the country that are accredited through the Association of Experiential Educators. We work with lots of different groups We work UNCG community groups so we work with students, faculty and staff and we also work with community and corporate groups and our main focus is to help build teams and help build communities. We do that by focusing on communication or leadership or any variety of different options based on what participants would like to see. Hi everybody my name is Amina Chaudhry I’m the Graduate Assistant for Team Quest Right now I’m on one of our many low element called Nitro Slide at Piney Lake Piney Lake is our Home Base for Team Quest we also have our expedition, dynamic and orienteering course here the beauty of Team Quest is that can program on and off campus! Hope to see y’all out here soon! Welcome to the Natatorium! I’m Lindsay Wigderson and I’m the Aquatics Coordinator. I oversee daily operations at the pool as well as aquatics programming including swim lessons, CPR classes and lifeguarding classes. Eric Becker, starting Graduate Assistant of Aquatics i am in charge of the department fitness challenge as well as overseeing the emergency drills we do with our aquatics staff And together, we run the pool! Some questions that we get asked are when does the pool open? We open a half hour after the facility and close an hour before the facility Another question we get asked, quite frequently, is when is informal swim available? Anytime the pool is open, informal swim is available within the Natatorium. Thanks for joining us! This includes Good Morning, I’m Jeanne Irwin-Olsen Associate Director over Wellness programs here at the Kaplan Center for Wellness and my focus areas are contraception, sexual health and reproductive health. Hello my name is Dr. Kim Sexton-Lewter and I am the Assistant Director for Substance Use Prevention and so my area is primarily alcohol and other drug prevention but I do a lot of work as well with African-American health initiatives and culturally responsive programming in Health & Wellness Hey I’m Jill Shaw I’m the registered dietitian here at the Kaplan Center and I do all the nutrition, body image and eating disorder prevention programming Greeting RecWell! My name is Jamie Stephens and I’m the Coordinator for Outreach and Peer Education My focus area is mental health and i work with our SPARTA Peer Health Educators Morning, my name is Jenn Hamilton and I’m the Coordinator for sexual assault education and prevention which means i do all the educational programs and awareness initiatives around rape, sexual assault and healthy relationships on campus Hi my name is Sarah Fray and I’m the Graduate Assistant for Peer Health Education and Outreach here at UNCG. Hi my name is Kathryn Beam and I am the Sexual Violence Campus Advocate. I work with students and advocate for you students who have experience sexual assault or relationship violence here on campus. Hi my name is Carissa Crew and I’m the Graduate Assistant for the Substance Use Prevention program here at UNCG.

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