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Starting Tuesday, June 22, fully vaccinated students and Recreational Sports members who self-report their vaccine information to the University of Michigan will no longer be required to wear a mask or social distance under the University’s updated policy while using Recreational Sports facilities.
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Our Mission, Vision & Values

Every organization needs a true north—a belief system that keeps you in alignment with your team and oriented toward your goals. We’re proud of our shared mission and vision, and we invite all Recreational Sports members to join us as we live our values every day.


Promoting a healthy lifestyle through engagement, leadership and activity.


Our vision is to provide comprehensive and innovative programs, facilities, and services that promote health, recreation, and wellness.


Integrity: We believe in doing all of our work with the highest of standards and being accountable to our users, our partners and ourselves.

Diversity & Inclusion: We will strive to provide wide-ranging options of programs, services and facilities that can meet the health and recreational needs of all of our user groups, while ensuring that everyone in our diverse community feels comfortable with any and all levels of participation.

Quality Customer Service: We continue to work every day to provide an experience for students, staff and community that is friendly, welcoming and desirable.

Fun & Professional Environment: We understand that in the business of recreation we will always combine high levels of expertise and professionalism with creating an environment for enjoyable participation.

Leadership & Engagement: We value and embrace our role within a prominent academic institution and welcome the chance to create leadership opportunities for our students and connections with the campus community.

Brand Promise

Enhancing people’s lives by striving to provide exceptional experiences.

Our Staff

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Lisa Shea

Associate Director, Programs & Marketing

Jeff Straw

Associate Director, Facilities

Jason Villeneuve

Financial Specialist, Student Life Budget & Finance

Gerald Ashley

Senior Assistant Director, CCRB

Lexi Chaput

Senior Assistant Director, Sport Programs, Camps, and Development

Cheryl Jendryka

Senior Assistant Director, NCRB/Aquatics

David Siegle

Senior Assistant Director, IMSB

John Swerdlow

Senior Assistant Director, Adventure Leadership Trips & Rentals

Ben Belanger

Assistant Director, Facility Rentals & Special Projects

Andy Boehnlein

Assistant Director, Intramural Sports & Community Sport Programs

Sarah Button

Assistant Director, Marketing, Sponsorship and Academic Partnerships

Ellen Dixon

Assistant Director, Fitness and Wellness

Nicole Green

Assistant Director, Facility Operations, CCRB

Molly Haduch

Assistant Director, Auxiliary Facilities & Risk Management

Laurel Hanna

Assistant Director, Club Sports and Camps

Malcolm Hayden

Assistant Director, Facility Operations, IMSB

Jessa Lytle

Assistant Director, Adventure Leadership Team

Jackie McCarty

Assistant Director, Memberships

Stephanie Nielsen

Assistant Director, Aquatics & Facility Operations, NCRB

Cybbi Barton

Program Manager, Club Sports & Esports

Brett Billet

Program Manager, IM+ Partnerships & Education

Nick Dukes

Coordinator, Student Development & Membership Services

Claire Lowande

Finance Specialist, Club Sports

Kathy Doletzky

Facility Operations Assistant, CCRB

Karen Nys

Facility Operations Assistant, NCRB

Donice Webb

Facility Operations Assistant, IMSB

Beth Freese

Adventure Leadership Team Administrator, IMSB

Geoff Byrom

Maintenance Mechanic

Jeff Diaz

Maintenance Mechanic