Holly Bailey joined the UREC team in 2006 and now serves as the Assistant Director of Fitness & Wellness. Her job is to oversee all Fitness & Wellness programming. She is responsible for the hiring and development of the Wellness & Nutrition student staff members.
Holly graduated from Old Dominion University where she earned her undergraduate degree in Sports Medicine with an emphasis in Cardiac Rehabilitation. After several years of working as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist in a hospital based facility, she went on to receive her masters’ degree in Exercise Science and Health Promotion from George Mason University. From 1996-2005 she worked as an adjunct faculty member for Northern Virginia Community College in the Physical Education department and continued to teach online through the Extended Learning Institute after moving to the Harrisonburg area in September 2005. Holly is a member of NIRSA and the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). She is an ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist and has earned the Exercise is Medicine Credential Level 3.
Holly is originally from central New Jersey. She is married to her husband Stan and together they have two boys, Jeff and Alex. Holly loves to dance, read, and attend various high school sporting events. Her favorite thing about UREC is the team atmosphere and the healthy environment.