Director of Recreational Services
B.S. in Psychology, Drake University
M.S. in Education, Drake University
Golfing, hiking, snow skiing and traveling
"To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming."
Assistant Director, Outdoor Pursuits
B.A. in Economics, University of Chicago
M.S. in Sport Management, University Massachusetts
Avid climber, paddler, cyclist and participate in virtually any other outdoor sport which requires a helmet. Also enjoy international travel having been fortunate to travel and explore our amazing planet—from the scenic vistas of Patagonia to the wilds of Asia and everywhere in between.
“Crucial Crunch” (a.k.a GORP)
Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits
Activities: Skiing untracked powder from a hut. Climbing in the Black Canyon of the Gunnison. Traveling around the western United States with my wife, two kids, dog, and cat in our 1991 Airstream van.
Favorite Food: Chicago style deep dish pizza. Chicago style hotdogs. Chicago style anything…..
Favorite Pastime: Drinking coffee
Favorite Quote: A knot not neat need not be knotted so knot your knots neat. BUT if you can’t knot a knot knot a lot. – Leo LLyod
Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits
Activities: I love backpacking long-distance trails, biking with a lot of confidence and limited skill, baking, Nordic skiing, amateur quilting, and exploring local public lands with my dog and partner.
Favorite Food: A big loaf of bread with a big wedge of cheese
Favorite Pastime: Cooking overly complicated recipes with mixed success and making a huge mess in my kitchen, then hopefully eating something delicious.
Assistant Director, Intramural, Club Sports & Facilities
B.A. in Leisure Services & Recreational Programming, University of Northern Iowa
M.A. in Adult Education, Drake University
I love living life in the outdoors. Fly fishing, hunting, snowboarding, mountain biking, golf, backpacking, rafting, you name it! Once it is time to be inside, give me a good action adventure or sci-fi movie and my surround sound, and I am just as happy.
What the freakin' heck! - Brett Davis
Chips, salsa, and guacamole. Sign me up!
Assistant Director, Facilities & Fitness
B.A. in General Studies, Northern Arizona University
M.A. in Physical Education, Supervision Management Curriculum, Northern Arizona University
Avid weight lifter, fisherman, skier and enjoy everything in the outdoors. My wife Cathy and I also like boating and camping as well as traveling to new places.
New Mexico Green Chile or is it New Mexico Red Chile
Assistant Coordinator, Intramural & Club Sports
B.S. in Exercise Sport Science and Sport Management, Texas Tech University
Officiating football and basketball, live music, live sports, fishing, bow hunting, snow skiing
Fried Chicken and BBQ
“Things turn out best for the people who make the best of the way things turn out.” – John Wooden
Sr. Intern, Fitness & Wellness
Sr. Intern, Outdoor Pursuits
B.A. In Adventure Education (May 2023)
I love to snowboard, backpack, and play disc golf with friends
"I go to the mountains to lose my mind and find my soul" - John Muir
Craig Watson - Custodian
Volunteering at the Wolf Sanctuary and the American Red Cross.
Time with my grandkids.
“It’s impossible” said pride.
“It’s risky” said experience.
“It’s pointless” said reason.
“Give it a try” said the heart.