Recreation Centers Full Time 

Jamie Swyers

Director, Recreation Centers


Master of Public Health; Nutrition

Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science 

Role: As the Director of Recreation Centers, Jamie provides the vision, leadership and oversight of the department. She also oversees operations within all recreation facilities including the LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center, David's Place, and Montview Bowling Alley and Game Room. She also leads the Recreation Centers team, comprised of 13 full time staff 150+ part-time and student employees. 


Sam Seaborn

Associate Director, Operations

Education: Bachelor of Science, Sports Management

Role: As the Associate Director of Operations, Sam oversees the operational functions of Recreation Centers along with staff development, which includes full-time, part-time and student employees. Sam directly oversees the Athletic Training Coordinator and Assistant Director of Operations. 


Rylie Culkin

Associate Director, Marketing and Communications

Education: Bachelor of Science, Business Administration; International Business

Role: As the Associate Director of Marketing and Communications at Recreation Centers Rylie oversees all facility scheduling and reservations, marketing and promotional efforts, as well as camps for Recreation Centers. Rylie is responsible for leading the Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications Coordinator to develop and ensure effective communication methods and marketing of our recreation facilities, programs, and services.

Heather Gaunt

Associate Director, Fitness and Programs

Education: Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist

Role: As The Associate Director of Fitness and Programming for Recreation Centers, Heather oversees the department’s Personal Training and Group Exercise Programs along with overseeing, planning, and implementing the events hosted by our department such as the CrossFit Competition, Powerlifting Competition, Bouldering Competition, Fitness Workshops, and Wellness Workshop events. Heather also works to compile all events into a programming calendar for the year. She directly oversees the Fitness Coordinator and the Wellness and Programming Manager.

Sean Sealy 

Associate Director, Facilities

Education: Bachelor of Science, English and Modern Language

Role: As Associate Director of Facilities for Recreation Centers, Sean oversees the maintenance, upkeep, and overall aesthetics of all areas. He strives to keep our facilities in complete working order, offering the very best equipment and services to our students and members. He also directly oversees the Facilities Coordinator. 

Donna Hodgert

Associate Director, Aquatics

Education: Bachelor of Arts, Spanish and International Studies

Role: As Associate Director of Aquatics, Donna oversees the maintenance, upkeep, and overall aesthetics of the aquatics facilities. She  strives to keep our facilities in complete working order, offering the very best recreational and competitive experience in all pools including the 75,000 square foot, state-of-the art natatorium. She also leads our Aquatics team with the assistance of one full time staff member and managers. 


Jake Weatherholtz

Assistant Director, Operations

Education: Bachelor of Science, Psychology 

Role: As Assistant Director of Operations for Recreation Centers, Jake oversees the LaHaye Recreation and Fitness Center, the Montview Bowling Alley and Game Room, and David’s Place facilities. This includes all the daily operational needs of the part-time Members Services managers, student employees, and members including scheduling and staffing the different locations, and maintaining the equipment used in each facility. 

Bri O'Neal

Assistant Director, Marketing 


Bachelor of Science, Visual Communication Arts

Master of Fine Arts, Graphic Design

Role: As the Assistant Director of Marketing for Recreation Centers, Bri oversees the department’s branding and promotion for all events. This includes promotional videos, as well as all print and digital advertisements. She also manages the promotional calendar and schedule for Recreation Centers and oversees the part-time Marketing manager, student employees, and interns. 

Emily Martin

Assistant Director, Aquatics


Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science: Pre-Professional

Role: As the Assistant Director of Aquatics, Emily oversees all aquatic facilities for the Recreation Centers department. She is responsible for leading the part-time Aquatics managers and student employees to develop and ensure effective aquatic management of facilities and programming.


Elliot Gaunt

Coordinator, Rock Wall


Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist

Role: As the Rock Wall Coordinator, Elliot directly oversees three Rock Wall managers and 20 student workers who run the daily operations and usage of the rock wall area. Elliot also plans and implements rock wall programming such as Train Hard Tuesday, Top Rope, Lead, and Belay classes, and the semi-annual Bouldering Competitions.

Erica Stogner

Coordinator, Fitness

Education: Bachelor of Science, Exercise Science: Fitness Specialist 

Role: As the Fitness Coordinator, Erica oversees 20+ Personal Trainers and Group Exercise instructors, while also completing day to day operational tasks in relation to the wellness and fitness, personal training, and group exercise programs.


Spencer Mather

Coordinator, Facilities

Education: Bachelor of Science, Leadership 

Role: As the Facilities Coordinator, Spencer oversees the facilities overall cleanliness and aesthetics appearance. Spencer also leads two part-time Facilities managers and over a dozen student employees in efforts to ensure that this facility is the best of its kind. 


Kevin Fortier

Coordinator, Athletic Training 

Education: Bachelor of Science, Athletic Training

Role: As the Athletic Training Coordinator, Kevin is responsible for initial medical assessment of sport-related injuries during Campus Recreation events, while also providing treatment and rehabilitation of injuries which occurred during the events.




Olivia Dunn

Coordinator, Communications

Education: Bachelor of Science, Psychology

Role: As the Communications Coordinator for Recreation Centers, Olivia oversees all facility reservations and requests, and ensures effective communications internally and externally. She works with the Associate Director of Communications and Marketing to schedule events and serve as the point of contact for all Recreation Centers events and reservations. 


Abigail Tippett

Administrative Planner, Campus Recreation

Education: Bachelor of Science, Counseling and Human Development

Role: As the Administrative Planner for Campus Recreation, Abigail follows the direction of the Vice President of Campus Recreation to help serve the Directors of Recreation Centers, Intramural Sports, Outdoor Recreation, and Student Activities. She works administratively to keep our office well stocked, oversees the Campus Recreation Front Desk staff and assists with all Human Resource related tasks for the Campus Recreation departments.