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Laura Hall
Name
Laura Hall
Senior Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101K Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-0634
Bio

Collegiate Recreation Experience:

California State University, Sacramento - 3 years (Coordinator, IM Sports; Assistant Director, Competitive Sports, Director)

University of California, Davis - 15 years (Assistant Director, IM Sports; Associate Director, Programs; Director)

Certifications/Credentials

Education:

Master of Science - Sport Psychology (California State University, Sacramento)
Bachelor of Science - Exercise Science (University of California, Davis)
Bachelor of Arts - Sociology, Organizational Behavior (University of California, Davis)

Professional Certifications:

RCRSP (Registered Collegiate Recreational Sports Professional)

Linda Buonanno
Name
Linda Buonanno
Senior Associate Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101C Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-7080
Stuppy, lisa
Name
Lisa Stuppy
Senior Associate Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101E Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-4366
Bio

Campus Recreation Experience

Boise State University - 2001-2017 (Assistant Director, Fitness; Associate Director, Senior Associate Director; Director)

Purdue University - 1998-2001 (Coordinator, Fitness and Wellness; Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness)

Boise State University - 1994-1996 (Graduate Assistant, Wellness)

Certifications/Credentials

Education
Bachelor of Science, Kinesiology (University of Minnesota)
Master of Arts, Exercise and Sports Studies (Boise State University)

Professional Organizations
NIRSA (Leaders in Collegiate Recreation) 1998-present
CPR/FA/AED - current

Becky Krantweiss
Name
Becky Krantweiss
Chief Business Officer
Campus Recreation
Office
101H Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-1579
Certifications/Credentials

Bachelor of Science - Business Logistics (Penn State University)

Crabtree, Stephanie
Name
Stephanie Crabtree
Administrative Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-0634
BIO

28 years of experience in financial management, auditing, business development and financial services management.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Arts in German- Penn State University

Newhall, Babs
Name
Babs Newhall
Administrative Support Assistant
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5478
BIO

Collegiate Recreation Experience:

University of Iowa - 3 years (Membership; Facility Supervisor - Field House and Hawkeye Softball Complex; Administrative Assistant; Student Leadership Committee; College Health Education - Fitness Assessments)

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Education:

Master of Science - STEM Education (University of Iowa 2020)

Bachelor of Arts - Health and Human Physiology (University of Iowa 2017)

Certifications:

WERQ Dance Fitness Instructor Certification

CPR/FA/AED

NFHS Concussion in Sports Certification

Associate Directors
Erdman, Jason
Name
Jason Erdman
Associate Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101D Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-2436
Alexandria Luneke
Name
Alexandria Luneke
Associate Director for Programs
Campus Recreation
Office
108D McCoy Natatorium
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-3945
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Bachelor of Science in Physical Education - Central Michigan University Master of Arts in Sports Administration

Central Michigan University Professional Certifications: American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor Trainer American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer 

Phillips, Brigham
Name
Brigham Phillips
Associate Director of Facilities and Operations
Campus Recreation
Office
105R Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5476
Shorter, Dexter
Name
Dexter Shorter
Associate Director for Programs
Campus Recreation
Office
130D Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-1650
SPECIALTIES/INTERESTS

Collegiate Recreation Experience:
The Ohio State University
Coordinator of Competitive Sports 

 

University of North Alabama
Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Sport Clubs 

Austin Peay State University
Graduate Assistant for Fitness Programs 
Graduate Assistant for Intramural Sports 

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

Education:
Master of Arts in Communication Arts 
Master of Science in Health & Human Performance 
Austin Peay State University
Bachelor of Applied Arts in Sport Studies 
Central Michigan University

Unruh, Erica
Name
Erica Unruh
Associate Director, Student Development and Outdoor Adventure
Campus Recreation
Office
101F Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-5286
Werle, Jason
Name
Jason Werle
Associate Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101A Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-0857
Aquatics
Pfeifer, Nick
Name
Nick Pfeifer
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
108D McCoy Natatorium
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-5401
Name
Demetris Ogburn
Aquatics Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
203A McCoy Natatorium
Contact
814-865-0130
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor Trainer

Business Services
Jason Aikey
Name
Jason Aikey
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101G Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-3884
Charlene Detwiler
Name
Charlene Detwiler
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
105 White Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5474
Name
Jennifer Niessner
Business Services Representative
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-4832
CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.S. Clinical Exercise Physiology

B.S. Kinesiology, Exercise Science

Heather Steel
Name
Heather Steel
Business Services Representative
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-7186
Mark Thompson
Name
Mark Thompson
Business Services Representative
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-3431
Competitive Sports
Name
Krista Chauvin
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
139C Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-2472
BIO

Assistant Director, Programs - Ashland University

Director, Intramurals & Summer Conferences - Limestone College

Graduate Assistant, Health, Sport, and Physical Education - Gardner-Webb University

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS

M.A. in Sports Education - Gardner-Webb University

B.A. in Psychology - University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth

NIRSA Championship Series - Soccer Work Team - Member

NIRSA Creative Excellence Awards Committee - Member

OHSAA Soccer Official

US Indoor Soccer Official

CPR/AED/First Aid Certified

Diane Baldwin
Name
Diane Baldwin
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
130E Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-1604
Bio

Collegiate Recreation Experience:

Pennsylvania State University - 16 years (Coordinator, IM Sports)

Certifications/Credentials

Education:

Master of Science (ABT) - Leisure Studies, Pennsylvania State University
Bachelor of Science - Exercise and Sport Science, Pennsylvania State University

Sullivan, Kristen
Name
Kristen Sullivan
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
130B Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5315
Tchaptchet, Sylvain
Name
Sylvain Tchaptchet
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
130F Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16902
Contact
814-867-1601
Facilities and Operations
Adam Bogert
Name
Adam Bogert
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
105R White Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5939
Nick Petrone
Name
Nick Petrone
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101F Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-9530
Bio

Collegiate Recreation Experience:

Penn State University - 3 years (Coordinator, Facilities & Operations; Assistant Director, Facilities & Operations)

Certifications/Credentials

Education:

Master of Science - Sport Management (East Stroudsburg University)
Bachelor of Science - Recreation, Park, & Tourism Management (Penn State University)

Name
Kelly Shorter
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5477
Deana Lowry
Name
Deana Lowry
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
101L Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-0610
Bio

Collegiate Recreational Experience

University of Toledo, Toledo OH.- 4 years (Customer Service Representative)

Penn State University, University Park, PA.- 4 years (Coordinator of Athletic Facilities, Coordinator of Membership Services and Outreach)

Certifications/Credentials

Survival Skills for Supervisors
AED/CPR & First Aid Certified
ACE Personal Trainer
NIRSA Member

Chaelim Nellis
Name
Chaelim Nellis
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
012C Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-2884
Bio

Joined PSU Campus Recreation in 2016.

Previous Experience-
Interim Director of Athletics at Mansfield University, 2016. Assistant Director of Athletics at Mansfield University, 2015-2016. Director of Athletic Development Operations at Lock Haven University, 2014-2016.

Certifications/Credentials

Education:

  • Master of Science - Sport Science (Lock Haven University).
  • Bachelor of Science- Sport Administration, Coaching minor (Lock Haven University)
  • NIRSA member 2016- present. CPR/FA/AED.
Fitness and Wellness
Jill Garrigan
Name
Jill Garrigan
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
001 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-4274
Mike Miltenberger
Name
Michael Miltenberger
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
001F Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-6660
Membership and Outreach
Josh Davis
Name
Josh Davis
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101D Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-5695
Bio

Collegiate Recreation Experience:
Penn State University - 3 years (Assistant Director, Membership and Outreach)

Education:
Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology (Penn State University)

Lee, Jen
Name
Jen Lee
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
10 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-1603
Certifications/Credentials

Bachelor of Science - Parks and Recreation (Penn State University)

Sarah Lehman
Name
Sarah Lehman
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
105Q White Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-2087
Outdoor Adventures
Danny Williams
Name
Danny Williams
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
18C Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-867-4127
Certifications/Credentials

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts - Adventure Education (Messiah College)

Professional Certifications:

  • Certified Outdoor Educator (Wilderness Education Association)
  • Master Educator (Leave No Trace)
  • Whitewater Canoe Instructor (American Canoe Association)
  • Wilderness First Responder
Bobby Romo
Name
Robert Romo
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
18A Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-3634
Bio

Hailing from Texas, Bobby has over 10 years in the Challenge Course industry. Prior to coming to Penn State, he spent much of his time working for camps, conference and retreat centers, team building facilities, and environmental education centers. This line of work has allowed Bobby to travel the country in various capacities from New Jersey to Hawaii and work with people of all ages. Bobby earned his degree from the University of Texas at Arlington in Physical Science, Social Science, and Business Management. He is a Challenge Course Manager with the Association of Challenge Course Technology (ACCT).

Certifications/Credentials

Bachelor of Science, University of Texas at Arlington
ACCT Challenge Course Manager Certified
First Aid/CPR/AED Certified

Cross, Zach
Name
Zach Cross
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
18B Intramural Building
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-1012
Stone Valley
Rabbers, Cynthia
Name
Cynthia Rabbers
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Bldg
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-863-8336
Ryan Dangle
Name
Ryan Dangle
Coordinator for Facilities & Operations
Campus Recreation
Office
101 Intramural Blgd
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-3581
Tennis
Bill Potoczny
Name
Bill Potoczny
Assistant Director
Campus Recreation
Office
Tennis Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-8271
Bio

Master of Science - Counseling Psychology (University of West Florida)

Bachelor of Science - Psychology (University of West Florida)

 

Certifications/Credentials

Professional Tennis Registry, Professional
CPR certified

Ricky Dove
Name
Ricky Dove
Coordinator
Campus Recreation
Office
Tennis Center
University Park, PA 16802
Contact
814-865-3432
Bio

Collegiate Recreation Experience:
Penn State University-1 year (Program Coordinator, Tennis)

 

Certifications/Credentials

Education:
Bachelors of Science in Business Administration Management (Bloomsburg University)
Professional Certifications:
PTR Certified Tennis Professional

Penn State Student Affairs
Campus Recreation
Location

IM Building
University Park, PA 16802
campusrec@psu.edu