About Us

Club Sports are a proud component of the Division of Recreational Sports (DRS).  The DRS has been actively involved in providing assistance to the student organizations recognized as Club Sports since 1936. Through Club Sports, the DRS is committed to providing opportunities to student organizations focused on an assortment of team and individual sports. Club Sports may also be competitive, instructional and/or social/recreational in nature. The Assistant Director – Club Sports, with the assistance of the Graduate Assistant – Club Sports, oversees the Club Sports program and serves as the official representative of the program.

Kelsey Edge, Assistant Director-Club Sports

Hannah Roberts, Graduate Assistant-Club Sports

Club Sports Council

The Club Sports Council serves as a committee representing all Club Sports and advises the Assistant Director – Club Sports on programmatic initiatives and needs. The Council is comprised of seven members, each elected by vote from each of the 32 clubs with no more than one member per team serving on the Council per year. The group meets regularly and is advised by the Assistant Director – Club Sports along with one elected Faculty/Staff advisor from a recognized club. Recommendations may be made on the following issues: Excellence and Development Funding (see page 10), club policies and procedures, organizations seeking Club Sports affiliation or Club Sports classification change (see page 24) and other pertinent Club Sport concerns.

Council Members

  • Nick D’Amico, Triathlon
  • Patrick Melnick, Gymnastics
  • Elliott Miller, Men's Soccer
  • Katherine Powell, Women's Volleyball
  • Erin Rhody, Women's Soccer
  • Kelsey Theile, Women’s Water Polo
  • Nicole Vaughn, Fencing

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