Olivia Beach - Marketing & Communications Graduate Assistant

School of Professional & Continuing Education (SPCE)

Olivia_500x500_thumb.pngBachelors in Sport Management and minor in coaching from Slippery Rock University.

Master's in Sport and Recreation Leadership.

Hometown: Rockville, MD

What pronouns do you use? She/Her

Olivia has an extensive background in sport management at the collegiate level as well as in private sport facilities.  A former Division II athlete with a Bachelor of Science from Slippery Rock University, Olivia is currently pursuing a graduate degree in Sport and Recreation Leadership.

Q:  What do you love most about JMU? 

A:  “I love the friendliness of JMU. From faculty and staff members to students, everyone is very welcoming. Being new to JMU, I was nervous to be in a different environment. But now, I consider JMU my second home.”

Q:  Where do you see yourself professionally in 5 years?

A:  “In five years, I hope to be in a senior position working in compliance and student-athlete development at the Division II level.”

Q:  What is most exciting to you about working with SPCE?

A:  “Having the opportunity to work alongside the SPCE staff and connecting with a wide range of members from the community.”

Q:  What are your hobbies?

A:  “I enjoy being outdoors and active with my free time. It varies from going to the gym, running, playing golf, and pickleball.”

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Published: Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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