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 equipment maintained, working with field lining for intramurals and sport clubs, and maintaining all the sound system equipment in the building.
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 years and has a son named Ben and a daughter named Leah. He also has two cats (Kaboose and Tex). Donnie enjoys music and singing, and is a worship leader at Grace Covenant Church. Donnie’s favorite activity to participate in at UREC is basketball and also working out in the fitness center. His favorite thing about UREC is the staff and how they possess team spirit and TCB (taking care of business).