About Us

The mission of the Department of Campus Recreation is to provide quality recreational experiences and facilities directed toward positive change in students’ physical, cognitive and social domains, thus enhancing their overall educational experience.

This goal is accomplished by offering a wide variety of recreational activities, conducting educational workshops and providing professional training. The Department of Campus Recreation, Division of Student Affairs, provides a multi-faceted program that includes: Group Exercise/Fitness Programs, Intramural Sports, Aquatics, Adventure Recreation Programs, and Sports Clubs. Campus Recreation at UNCW takes a "something for everyone" approach to programming.

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is an Institutional Member of NIRSA, the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association. NIRSA is the leading resource for professional and student development, education, and research in collegiate recreational sports. Campus Recreation staff members have a rich tradition of participation in the national NIRSA.

Campus Recreation Administration

Tim McNeilly

Tim McNeilly, Director
(910) 962-7443

mcneillyt@uncw.edu

Tim oversees a multi-faceted recreation program that includes Aquatic Programs, Competitive Sports, Outdoor Programs, Special Events and Fitness Programming as well as the management of the Student Recreation Center for UNCW. Tim also oversees all administrative and business functions of the Department of Campus Recreation and its facilities.

David Parker

David Parker, Associate Director

Programming & Risk Management

(910) 962-7443

parkerd@uncw.edu

David supervises the planning and operations of Aquatic, Competitive Sports, Fitness, Outdoor, and Special Events programming. Additional responsibilities include departmental risk management, departmental assessment, and the management and development of all outdoor recreational sports facilities.

 

Vacant, Associate Director

Facilities & Business Operations

(910) 962-7393

The Associate Director supervises facility and business operations. He/she oversees the operational functions of the SRC, including facility management, development, and repairs, scheduled maintenance, housekeeping and all business operation functions to include overall department budget needs and maintenance. He/she is responsible for the coordination of marketing and promotional development.

 

Amanda Wiggins, Recreation Program Coordinator

(910) 962-3555

wigginsa@uncw.edu


Amanda is responsible for the management of all membership services for the SRC She also is responsible for marketing/promotional materials for the department and manages the Campus Recreation student employee development programs, such as student trainings, incentive “Kudos” program, and student recognition programs.

 

 

Adventure Recreation

Sarah Gilbert

Sarah Gilbert, Assistant Director
(910) 962-2070

gilberts@uncw.edu

Sarah is responsible for all areas of the Seahawk Adventures, which include adventure trips, the Challenge Course, climbing wall, equipment rentals, workshops and clinics, leadership training and the Resource Center. She also supervises and trains all staff that facilitate the operation of the climbing wall, adventure trips, and equipment rental programs.

Thomas Bartolotta

Thomas Bartolotta, Coordinator

Challenge Course
(910) 962-3007

bartolottat@uncw.edu

Thomas is responsible for UNCW's Challenge course. Thomas oversees all management, facility policy development, facility repairs and scheduled maintenance associated with the Challenge Course. Additionally, he develops customized programs in the areas of leadership development, teamwork and group initiative.  Thomas also works with staff training and trip leadership for the Outdoor Program.

Nathan

Nathan Williams, Coordinator

Adventure Trips
(910) 962-2629

williamsnc@uncw.edu

Nathan is responsible for UNCW's Adventure Trips. Nathan oversees all management and facility policy development associated with the Adventure Trips program.

Aquatics

Jake Eubank

Jake Eubank, Assistant Director

(910) 962-2043

eubankj@uncw.edu

Jake serves as primary aquatic pool operator at the Student Recreation Center (SRC) responsible for overall planning and operation, maintenance, program planning, assessment and risk management of both indoor and outdoor pools. The Assistant Director also advises the Associate Director and Director on risk management issues in an aquatic environment, coordinates employee certification program relating to CPR, First Aid, AED, etc. and handles various administrative tasks.

 

Competitive Sports

Zach Gilbert

Zach Gilbert, Assistant Director

(910) 962-4116
gilbertz@uncw.edu

Zach is responsible for the planning, assessment and facilitation of the Competitive Sports Program, including the Sports Official's Training and Development Program, team sport activities, individual/dual activities and sport club programming. Additional responsibilities include staff training, mentoring selected sport clubs, outdoor recreational facility maintenance, and special event programming.

Vacant

Brian Stelzer, Competitive Sports Coordinator

Sport Clubs
(910) 962-7758

stelzerb@uncw.edu

Brian is responsible for advising the Sports Club Council, facilitation of the Sport Club Management Series, Sport Club Officer training and mentoring assigned sport clubs. They are also responsible for all individual and dual sports activities. Additional responsibilities include assisting with outdoor recreational facility maintenance and special event programming.

Andrew Rampe

Andy Rampe, Competitive Sports Coordinator

Intramural Sports
(910) 962-3318

rampea@uncw.edu

Andy is responsible for the management of the Sports Official's Training and Development Program. Provides assistance with the planning, assessment and facilitation of team sport activities. Additional responsibilities include mentoring assigned sport clubs, assisting with outdoor recreational facility maintenance and special event programming.

 

Facilities and Business Operations

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Drew Loso, Coordinator

Facility Operations
(910) 962-3669


losod@uncw.edu

Drew is responsible for the day to day operation of the Student Recreation Center. He manages facility scheduling and reservations, facility maintenance, facility and equipment repair and housekeeper supervision. Drew supervises all student staff responsible for Student Recreation Center operations.

 

Vacant, Business Manager

(910) 962-2344
bowiet@uncw.edu

The Business Manager is responsible for the business needs of the department. He/she assists with management of the department business continuity plan, fixed assets and technology support.

Vacant

Samantha Tempio, Office Manager

(910) 962-4110

tempios@uncw.edu
Samantha supervises all daily office operations for the Campus Recreation. She manages all administrative aspects of a multi-faceted office program that includes supervision and training of all student office staff.

Vacant

Dudley Sparks, Maintenance Technician

(910) 962-2623

sparksd@uncw.edu

Dudley's primary responsibility is to provide direct maintenance in the Student Recreation Center (SRC) to include daily upkeep and repair of fitness equipment, assist with daily checks of the water quality in both indoor and outdoor pool, daily maintenance of both pools and general upkeep and repairs of the SRC.

 

Fitness

 

Vacant, Assistant Director


The Assistant Director of Fitness oversees all aspects of Campus Recreation Fitness Programs, including fitness assessments, Personal Training, Group Exercise classes, educational workshops and other wellness related programs. They supervise the operation of the Fitness Center to include equipment and maintenance and is responsible for the supervision and training of all fitness staff.

 

Vacant, Coordinator

Group Exercise and Personal Training
(910) 962-2037

 

The Coordinator assists with the planning and assessment of the Fitness Program, as well as the training and evaluation of student employees. They are also responsible for Group Exercise and Personal Training programs, handle various administrative duties and assigned special events.  

 


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