University Recreation
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Professional Staff

  • Dion Wade

    Dion Wade

    Director of University Recreation
    Phone: 206.296.6017

    Credentials:

    BS in Business Administration - Trinity University
    MA in Educational Leadership - University of Central Florida

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2012

    Rusty Vineyard

    Rusty Vineyard

    Associate Director of U Rec
    Phone: 206.296.6484

    Credentials:

    BS in Leisure Services - Central Washington University
    MS in Recreation, Parks & Tourism Administration - Western Illinois University

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2010

    Responsibilities:

    Facility Rentals

    Kristen Carstens

    Kristen Carstens

    Assistant Director of U Rec, Facility Operations
    Phone: 206.296.2842

    Credentials:

    BS in Kinesiology - Washington State University
    MA in Applied Physiology - Columbia University’s Teacher’s College

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2006

    Responsibilities:

    Facility Operations
    Equipment Facility Maintenance

    Blake Simpfenderfer

    Blake Simpfenderfer

    Assistant Director of U Rec, Competitive Sports
    Phone: 206.296.5907

    Credentials:

    BA in Business Administration - University of
    South Dakota
    MA in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation - University of
    South Dakota

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2010

    Responsibilities:

    Sport Clubs
    Facility Reservations

    Mileva Huljev

    Mileva Huljev

    Assistant Director of U Rec, Outdoor
    Phone: 206.296.6418

    Credentials:

    BA in Psychology - University of Washington
    BFA in Printmaking - University of Washington
    M.Ed. in Student Development Administration - Seattle University
    NOLS Risk Management Training 2010

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2005

    Responsibilities:

    Outdoor Programs
    Gear Rentals

    Samantha Godfrey

    Samantha Godfrey

    Assistant Director of U Rec, Business Operations
    Phone: 206.296.2093

    Credentials:

    BA in Sports Management - Washington State University
    M.Ed. in Student Development Administration - Seattle University

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2011

    Responsibilities:

    Member Services
    Business Operations
    Marketing

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    Assistant Director of U Rec, Aquatics & Risk Management
    Phone: 206.220.8404

    Responsibilities:

    Risk Management & Certifications
    Pool Rentals & Reservations

    Christin Everson

    Christin Everson

    Assistant Director of U Rec, Fitness
    Phone: 206.220.8543

    Credentials:

    BA in Psychology - University of Oregon
    MS in Kinesiology - Indiana University

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2014

    Responsibilities:

    Group Fitness
    Personal Training
    Fitness Education

    Daniel Espinoza-Gonzalez

    Daniel Espinoza-Gonzalez

    Graduate Assistant, Student Development & Leadership
    Phone: 206.220.8532

    Credentials:

    BA in English Literature - Western Washington University

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2014

    Responsibilities:

    Student Development
    Street Team Advocacy Recruiting Training (START)
    Leadership and Mentorship

    Nicholas Deitering

    Nicholas Deitering

    Graduate Assistant, Sport Clubs
    Phone: 206.220.6176

    Credentials:

    BS in Kinesiology, Exercise Science - Indiana University, Purdue University

    Employed with Seattle University since: 2014

    Responsibilities:

    Intramural Sports