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Associate Director for Programs
combsad@jmu.edu
Contact Info

540-568-8707

UREC 209

Aaron Combs joined UREC in 2008 and is now serving as the Associate Director for Programs. He has formerly served as the Assistant Director for Operations (2015-2012) and Assistant Director for Intramural Sports and Special Events (2008-2015).

Aaron graduated from Shepherd University in West Virginia with an undergraduate degree in Sport Management. He earned his master's degree in Sport Administration from Western Illinois University in MaComb, Illinois. Aaron is a member of the National Intramural Recreation Sports Association (NIRSA) and received multiple professional accolades, such as, Horace Moody Award, VRSA Award of Merit, and Shepherd Universities Finest Under 40 Award.

Aaron is married to Carrie Teichert Combs and they have a daughter named Vayda. Aaron's parents Danny and Pati raised him in Baker, West Virginia. He has one brother (Jared) and sister-in-law (Amanda) and two nephews (Eli and Simon). He enjoys all sports, hunting, fishing, officiating, dancing, and watching movies. Aaron's favorite activity at UREC is living a healthy lifestyle through running with coworkers, strength conditioning in the Fitness Center, or playing noontime basketball. His favorite thing about UREC is the atmosphere that the students and faculty create. His favorite action movie is Braveheart and his favorite comedy is Dumb and Dumber. He also loves a variety of music, but his favorite radio stations are K-Love.

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