Jason Ritter joined UREC as the Facilities Manager in 2012. He oversees the day-to-day operations and maintenance of University Park, East Campus Fields, Long Field Mauck Stadium, UREC Upper Turf Field, Godwin Hall, Memorial Hall, and the Hillside Hockey and Basketball Courts.
Jason graduated with a Bachelor of Science from Eastern Mennonite University in 2007 with a Recreation and Sport Leadership degree, Business Administration minor. The summer before his senior year, he completed his internship with DC United of Major League Soccer with the Operations Department. After completion of his degree, Jason was a JMU Assistant Athletic Equipment Room Manager, an Assistant Equipment Manager for DC United, and a Facilities Coordinator in the JMU Athletic Department for Facilities and Events. In the most recent role he was the lead field painter for athletics, along with coordinating game and facility operations for football, men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, and track and field.
Jason got married during the summer of 2011. He values faith, family, and friends. During his spare time, Jason enjoys playing golf during the mild months and skiing with his wife during the winter. Another passion of his is traveling domestically and internationally.