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Graduate Assistant, Adventure and TEAM Programs

Sam Albert

albertsx@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8703

Bio coming soon!

Graduate Assistant, Fitness Programs

Stephanie Goetz

goetzse@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8726

Stephanie is pursuing a graduate degree in Campus Recreation Leadership and is expected to graduate in May 2017. She is from Blacksburg, VA. She attended James Madison University and received her BS in Kinesiology with a concentration in Exercise Science.

While at JMU, Stephanie worked at UREC as a Recreation Assistant and an Operation Supervisor. She was also a member of the JMU Women’s Rugby Team (2010-2014) and served as both the President and team captain. During her time with JMU Rugby she toured with the Collegiate All-Americans in both France and Canada. She also played on multiple other All-Star Teams such as Atlantis and represented the Virginia Rugby Union and Mid-Atlantic Rugby Union in various events.

When she’s not working or playing rugby, Stephanie likes working out, hanging out with friends, and binge watching shows on Netflix. 

Graduate Assistant, Student Training and Development

Jason Grieshaber

grieshjl@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8748

Jason is pursuing a graduate degree in Campus Recreation Leadership and is expected to graduate in May 2017. He is originally from Roanoke, VA, and obtained his B.S. in Exercise Science from Longwood University in December 2014.

During his time at Longwood, Jason worked with Information Technology Services and was involved with student organizations such as Outdoor Club, Phi Epsilon Kappa, and Theta Chi. Over the last few years, he has spent his summers on the coas of North Carolina working at the YMCA Camp Sea Gull. Here at James Madison, he is involved with planning the annual Leadership U conference and serves on the Student Technology Advisory Committee.

Jason is an avid traveler and self-proclaimed film aficionado, and his interests lie in nature, fitness, and current events. His favorite food is everything, and if he could only take one item onto a deserted island it would be a volleyball named Wilson. His favorite quote is, "To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine.

Graduate Assistant, Aquatics and Safety

Jacob Lodge

540-568-8726

Bio coming soon.

Graduate Assistant, Facility Services

Christian Miller

540-568-8724

Bio coming soon.

Graduate Assistant, Group Exercise

Alysia Kurtz

540-568-8725

Bio coming soon.

Graduate Assistant, Sport Clubs and Youth Programs

Osei Mercy-Nora

540-568-8726

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Graduate Assistant, Marketing and Social Media

Will Trent

trentwj@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8703

Will is pursuing a graduate degree in Campus Recreation Leadership and is expected to graduate in May 2017. He was born and raised in Roanoke, VA, and received his B.A. in Communication from Virginia Tech.

While at Virginia Tech, Will worked for Virginia Tech Recreational Sports as both a Marketing Assistant and a Student Facilities Supervisor. He served as an Intern for Virginia Tech Athletics Marketing and Promotions, where he Directed the men’s and women’s basketball student section; also known as The Cassell Guard. He was a 3-year member of the Student Alumni Associates, known on campus as “The 100 most-spirited Hokies.” 

During the 2014-2015 school year, Will worked in Durham, NC as a Marketing Coordinator for Duke Recreation and Physical Education. He also coached the Men’s Club Basketball Team at Duke. 

Will is a member of NIRSA and has been elected to serve as the 2016-2017 National Student Leader.

When he’s not at work, you can find Will playing, watching, or coaching basketball. Other interests include posting his best culinary creations on Snapchat and watching The Office on Netflix. His favorite motivational quote: “Good, better best. Never let it rest. 'Til your good is better and your better is best.” – St. Jerome.

Graduate Assistant, Intramural Sports and Special Events

Teesha Monroe

540-568-8725

Bio coming soon.

Graduate Assistant, Facility Services

Connor Woisard

woisarcl@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8748

Connor is pursuing his graduate degree in Campus Recreation Leadership and is expected to graduate in May of 2017. He is originally from North Kingstown, Rhode Island and received his BS in Political Science from Old Dominion University in May of 2015.

During his time at ODU, Connor worked as facility manager within the Recreation and Wellness department. At the beginning of his senior year, he was asked to join the marketing team and take over the responsibilities of the marketing & membership graduate assistant of the department. In 2013, he also helped to establish the Recreation Engagement Committee and eventually went on to serve as the group’s president.  

Outside of recreation, Connor is an avid outdoor and extreme sports photographer. His favorite place to shoot is in the Outer Banks of North Carolina where he first learned to surf. His favorite quote is “At the end of every day you will have traded an irreplaceable part of your life for something else. Make sure it’s a fair trade."