Campus Recreation Staff
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Graduate Associate Staff:
David Hall, Ed.D.
Dave completed a bachelor's degree in psychology at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., and a graduate assistantship at the University of West Florida in Pensacola, Fla. He spent five years as assistant director of recreation at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi, before moving to Stockton, Calif., to become director of campus recreation at the University of the Pacific in June 2000, where he also received his Ed.D., in educational administration and leadership. He began at Springfield College as its first director of campus recreation in 2005.
Assistant Director (Facilities and Aquatics)
Pete received his bachelor of science degree in business management from Springfield College. He is entering his 26th season as the head men's and women's diving coach at the College. Pete coordinates all pool operations as well as scheduling for all athletic facilities on campus. He currently maintains the national certified pool operator status.
Coordinator of Facility Operations and Student Development
Kristen received a bachelor of science degree in exercise and sport psychology (health science/psychology) from Keene State in New Hampshire. She recently received her M.Ed. in athletic counseling and is currently finishing her certificate of advanced graduate study in clinical mental health counseling. Prior to becoming a full-time member of the staff at Springfield College, Kristen served as the graduate associate (facilities/fitness, marketing) for Campus Recreation.
Assistant Director (Fitness and Wellness)
Kate attended the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, where she received a bachelor of science degree in kinesiology. She earned an M.Ed. in exercise science and sport studies with a concentration in health promotion and disease prevention at the College. During her second year of graduate school, she was the graduate associate for fitness and wellness for Campus Recreation. After graduating, she became the health educator and is now serving as the assistant director of Campus Recreation for fitness and wellness.
Tom St. John
Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports
Tom joined the Campus Recreation staff in the fall of 2009, after earning his M.Ed. in counseling education from the University of Maine. At UMaine, Tom was the graduate assistant for intramural and club sports. Tom also oversaw its recreation activity day camp. Prior to entering graduate school, Tom worked as assistant director of recreation sports at the Bangor YMCA. Tom also received a B.S. in business administration focusing on management from the University of Maine.
Administrative AssistantMaureen was born and raised in Springfield, Mass. Maureen previously worked at Monarch Life Insurance Company and Bay Path College as an administrative assistant for the college's facilities and purchasing departments. She has been employed by Springfield College since August 2004. She worked in the residence life office until 2007 as an administrative secretary and now works for Campus Recreation as an administrative assistant.
Graduate Associate for Fitness and Wellness
Jessica is a second year graduate student in the Exercise Science and Sport Studies program. She graduated from Springfield College in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in Applied Exercise Science. Currently, she is working to pursue a master of science degree in health promotion and disease prevention at Springfield College. Jessica has found a passion within Campus Recreation through a fitness and wellness internship, teaching group exercise and personal training.
Graduate Associate for Facility Operations and Special Events
Bryan graduated from Springfield college with a bachelor's degree in sport management. He is a first year graduate student in the athletic administration master's program. Prior to returning to Springfield College, Bryan has worked for U.S. Soccer and the New England Revolution.
Graduate Associate for Aquatics
Christine was born and raised in the north Dallas, Texas area. She received a B.A. in Psychology and Spanish from Austin College (Sherman, TX) where she was a swim team member for four years. After her undergraduate degree, she completed a M.S. in Clinical Psychology at Abilene Christian University (Abilene, TX). Christine is a graduate student in the Psy.D. Counseling Psychology program with an Athletic Counseling concentration.
Graduate Associate for Intramural and Club Sports
Cyrus is a first year graduate student enrolled in the sport management master's program. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 2012 with a bachelor's degree in psychology. Prior to coming to Springfield College, Cyrus served as intramural sports coordinator at the University of Vermont.
Graduate Associate for Health Education
Ryan is in her second year of the physical therapy program. She graduated from Springfield College 2012 with a Bachelor of Science degree and a minor in health studies. Ryan worked with the PAWS program for four years while obtaining her undergraduate degree.