Professional Staff

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Dion Wade

Director of UREC

Phone: 206.296.6017


MA in Educational Leadership - University of Central Florida
BS in Business Administration, Trinity University
Risk Management Training, National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Assessment Certification Program (ACP) Certified

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Madison Collins

Associate Director of UREC

Phone: 206-296-2093


MA in Sports Administration & Leadership, Seattle University
BA in Psychology, Seattle University
First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, American Red Cross
Aquatic Facility Operator, National Recreation and Park Association


Facility Operations
Safety and Risk Management

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Wally Kasprzycki

Assistant Director of UREC, Facility Operations & Aquatics

Phone: 206-296-2842


MS in Kinesiology, Indiana University
BA in Biology, Indiana University
Lifeguard Instructor, American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor, American Red Cross
Certified Pool Operator, National Swimming Pool Foundation
Divemaster, Professional Association of Diving Instructors


Adult Swim Lessons
Eisiminger Fitness Center & Redhawk Center 
SU Park and reservations
Tennis Courts and reservations 

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Kirsten Schumacher

Assistant Director of UREC, Competitive Sports

Phone: 206.296.5907


MA in Sport Management, Washington State University
BA in Recreation and Leisure Services, Western Washington University


Intramural Sports
Sport Clubs

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Mileva Huljev

Assistant Director of UREC, Outdoor

Phone: 206.296.6418


MEd in Student Development Administration, Seattle University
BA in Psychology & BFA in Printmaking, University of Washington
Risk Management Training, National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS)
Wilderness First Responder (WFR)
AIARE Level 1 Avalanche
Kayak and Rock Rescue


Outdoor Programs
Experiential Leadership Development
Gear Rentals

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Christin Everson

Assistant Director of UREC, Marketing & Events

Phone: 206.220.8543


MS in Kinesiology, Indiana University
BA in Psychology, University of Oregon
Health Coach, American Council on Exericse 
Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
Group Fitness Instructor, American Council on Exercise 
Behavior Change Specialist 

Adjunct Faculty, Kinesiology, College of Arts and Sciences 


UREC Events

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Alyssa Kirkpatrick

Coordinator of UREC, Marketing & Events

Phone: 206.296.5307


BA in Business Administration with Majors in Marketing & Management, Seattle University


Social media
Marketing campaigns and initiatives 

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Melissa Holzhauser

Assistant Director of UREC, Fitness

Phone: 206.220.8532


BA in Marketing, Seattle University
Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise
Group Fitness Instructor, American Council on Exercise
Yoga Instructor, YogaFit Level 1, 2 & 3


Group Fitness
Personal Training
Health and Fitness Education