Recreational Services

Meet the Team

 staff

Demond Pryor

Demond Pryor, M.A. — Director of Recreational Services

419.530.3701
demond.pryor@utoledo.edu

Responsible for the overall leadership, supervision, management and vision of the Department. Working across the university to help provide engaging, Student-Centered, recreational services and health promotions to enhance the well-being of the University of Toledo Community.

Photo of Nancy Burhans

Nancy Burhans, M.Ed. — Assistant Director, Facilities Operations

419.530.3705
nancy.burhans@Utoledo.edu

The primary function of this position is to provide leadership and direction in all daily functions of the operations of the facilities managed by the department which includes the Student Recreation Center, Carter Field(s) and Health Education Center. Work directly with campus Facility Management to maintain clean and safe facilities which includes maintenance and custodial needs of all UToledo Rec Facilities.

Photo of Laurie Tomkinson

Laurie Tomkinson — Assistant Director, Marketing and Member Services

419.530.3707
laurie.tomkinson@utoledo.edu

The primary function of this position is to provide leadership and direction in all Member/Information Services, Marketing/Promotion, Website Development, Memberships, Sponsorships, Fundraising and Technology Management for the department.

Photo of Tony North

Tony North Jr., M.S. — Assistant Director, Programs & Leadership Development

419.530.3704
tony.north@utoledo.edu

The primary function of this position is to provide leadership and direction in the competitive sports and Youth Camps area of the department, which includes Intramural Sports, Club Sports, Youth Camps and The University of Toledo eSports Varsity Team. Also, to provide leadership and direction of the department’s student employee training and development area.

Photo of Jacob Rasmussen

Jacob Rasmussen, M.A. — Coordinator, Aquatics & Challenge

419.530.3719
jacob.rasmussen@utoledo.edu

The primary function of this position is to provide coordination, planning, and supervision of all Aquatics Operations, Programs, and Safety Education of the department, which includes CPR/First Aid Courses, Lifeguard Instructor Courses, Lifeguard Courses and training for department personnel. The Challenge area includes, Climbwall, Slackline, High Ropes, Log Rolling and Team Building.

photo of David Mann

David Mann, M.A. — Coordinator, Competitive Sports & Youth Camps

419.530.3718
david.mann2@utoledo.edu

The primary function of this position is to provide coordination, planning, management, and supervision for all Competitive Sports, Youth Camps and The University of Toledo eSports Varsity program.

Jack Knotts photo

Jack Knotts — Clerical Specialist

419.530.3706
jack.knotts@utoledo.edu

The primary function of this position is to provide leadership and direction for the day-to-day front office operations which include student training, payroll, all office sales, parking, member entry, membership management/ sales and customer service.

Graduate Assistants

Photo of Colten Bonk

Colten Bonk — Graduate Assistant, Aquatics

colten.bonk@rockets.utoledo.edu

This assistantship works in conjunction with the Coordinator of Aquatics and Challenge to provide quality aquatics programs and activities. This position is responsible for coordinating  lifeguards and promoting swim lessons for the Office of Recreational Services. In addition, the Graduate Assistant of Aquatics assists with oversight of the private swim lessons and training staff.

Photo of Gretchen Faust

Gretchen Faust — Graduate Assistant, Wellbeing

gretchen.faust@rockets.utoledo.edu

This assistantship works in conjunction with the Associate Director of Programs & Assessment to provide well-being programs and activities to the student population. This position is responsible for coordinating and promoting well-being education and prevention efforts for Recreational Services. In addition, the Graduate Assistant of Wellness assists with oversight of the peer education program.

photo of Logan Boley

Logan Boley — Graduate Assistant, Operations & Facilities Management

logan.boley@rockets.utoledo.edu

This assistantship is involved in the day to day operation of the Student Recreation Center and the Health Education Center (HEC) including managing the student staff and support of all recreational activities within the facilities.

savannah wagener

Savannah Wagener — Graduate Assistant, Marketing & Promotions

savannah.wagener@rockets.utoledo.edu

This assistantship works in conjunction with the Assistant Director, Marketing & Member Services to provide quality Marketing and Promotions. This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of marketing; design, digital media, social media, website and promoting all activities and events for the Office of Recreational Services. In addition, the Graduate Assistant of Marketing & Promotion assists with oversight of the Marketing department and training staff.

Lauren Andrews

lauren Albert — Graduate Assistant, Fitness

lauren.andrews@rockets.utoledo.edu

This assistantship works in conjunction with the Associate Director of Programs & Assessment to provide fitness programs and activities to the student population. This position is responsible for the oversight of the group fitness and personal training program.

Contact Us
Last Updated: 11/23/21