Professional Staff

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Dion Wade

Director of UREC

Phone: 206.296.6017

Credentials:

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

Credentials

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

Responsibilities

Facility Operations
Safety and Risk Management

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Wally Kasprzycki

Assistant Director of UREC, Aquatics & Facility Operations

Phone: 206-296-2842

Credentials:

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

Responsibilities:

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

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Alex Hager

Graduate Assistant of UREC, Aquatics & Facility Operations

Phone: 206.296.5542

Credentials:

J.D., Seattle University, Anticipated 2022
BBA in Business Honors and Management, Texas A&M University
Lifeguard Instructor Trainer, American Red Cross
Lifeguard Instructor, American Red Cross
Water Safety Instructor, American Red Cross

Responsibilities:

Adult Swim Lessons
Aquatics 
Membership
Eisiminger Fitness Center & Redhawk Center  

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Kirsten Schumacher

Assistant Director of UREC, Competitive Sports

Phone: 206.296.5907

Credentials

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

Responsibilities

Intramural Sports
Sport Clubs

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Coco So

Graduate Assistant of UREC, Competitive Sports

Phone: 206.220.6176

Credentials:

MA in Sports Buisness Leadership, Seattle University, Anticipated 2021
BA in Communications & BA in Global & International Studies, University of California, Santa Barbara 

Responsibilities:

Intramural Sports
Sport Clubs

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Mileva Huljev

Assistant Director of UREC, Outdoor

Phone: 206.296.6418

Credentials

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

Responsibilities

Outdoor Programs
Experiential Leadership Development
Gear Rentals

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Billy DeMyer

Graduate Assistant of UREC, Outdoor

Credentials:

MEd in Student Development Administration, Seattle University-ACCT/ANSI Level II Certification
BS in Sports Conditioning, Texas A&M University 

 

Responsibilities 

Outdoor Programs
Experiential Leadership Development 

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Christin Everson

Assistant Director of UREC, Marketing & Events

Phone: 206.220.8543

Credentials

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 

Responsibilities

Marketing 
Communications
UREC Events

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Alyssa Kirkpatrick

Coordinator of UREC, Marketing & Events

Phone: 206.296.5307

Credentials

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

Responsibilities

Social media
Marketing campaigns and initiatives 

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Melissa Holzhauser

Assistant Director of UREC, Fitness

Phone: 206.220.8532

Credentials

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

Responsibilities

Group Fitness
Personal Training
Health and Fitness Education