Donnie Mix has been working with the UREC team since the facility opened in 1996. He is currently the Equipment Manager and his main duties include keeping all exercise and sound equipment maintained.
Donnie was born and raised in New York. Donnie has held positions in Athletics here at JMU prior to his work at UREC. In 2009, he won the "All Together One" Award and is a current member of NIRSA (National Intramural-Recreation Sports Association). Donnie is also the Crew Chief for the chain gang at every JMU home football game.
Donnie has been married to his wife Lydia for over twenty-five years and has a son named Ben and a daughter named Leah. Donnie enjoys music and singing in church and other venues. He also loves riding his VTX-1300 motorcycle and is the chaplain of the local Proud American Riders organization. Donnie is considered to be the "Mayor of UREC" and his favorite activities to participate in are noon-time basketball and working out in the fitness center. His favorite thing about UREC is the staff and how they possess a team spirit and his motto is TCB (taking care of business).