Recreational Services

Recreational Services Staff

Doug Ewing - Director of Recreational Services

Doug EwingDoug Ewing
Director of Recreational Services

970-247-7325
deewing@fortlewis.edu

Education
BS in Psychology, Drake University
MS in Education, Drake University

Activities
Golfing, hiking, snow skiing and traveling

Favorite Food
Hot Wings

Favorite Quote
"To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming."
English Proverb

Brett Davis - Assistant Director, Outdoor Pursuits

Brett DavisBrett Davis
Assistant Director, Outdoor Pursuits

970-247-7037
davis_b@fortlewis.edu

Education
BA in Economics, University of Chicago
MS in Sport Management, University Massachusetts

Activities
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.

Favorite Snack
“Crucial Crunch” (a.k.a GORP)

Tom Whalen - Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits

Tom WhalenTom Whalen
Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits

970-247-7061
whalen_t@fortlewis.edu

Education
Permit and Land Use Coordinator of Fort Lewis College

Activities
Mountaineering, skiing, climbing, trail-running, boating, general outdoor enthusiast, spending as much time in wild-places as possible. Being a dad to two amazing boys is also a favorite past-time.

Favorite Food
tacos de pescado

TBD - Coordinator, Outdoor Pursuits

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Brandon DenHartog - Assistant Director, Intramural, Club Sports, Facilities

Brandon DenHartogBrandon DenHartog
Assistant Director, Intramural, Club Sports, Facilities

970-247-7096
denhartog_b@fortlewis.edu

Education
BA in Leisure Services & Recreational Programming, University of Northern Iowa
MA in Adult Education, Drake University

Interests and Hobbies
I am a fan of all sports and large TVs that broadcast those sports. I am still in pursuit of the perfect couch or recliner to sit in while watching the large TV broadcasting sports. Since moving to the Southwest I am learning to like sushi, although I think we called it “bait” back in Iowa. I enjoy spending time with my dogs even though they shed everywhere. I do own a truck that is currently not running, so don’t ask me to help you move. My wife and I also seem to adopt pets and people when then need a home for a few days (or months).

Favorite Quote
What the freakin' heck! - Brett Davis

Favorite Food
Anything that I don’t cook or clean up.

Jake Epps - Coordinator, Facilities

Jake EppsJake Epps
Coordinator, Facilities

970-382-6946
epps_j@fortlewis.edu

Education
BA in General Studies, Northern Arizona University
MA in Physical Education, Supervision Management Curriculum, Northern Arizona University

Activities
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.

Favorite Food
Green Chile

Favorite Pastime
Sleeping

Lauren Batson - Assistant Coordinator, Intramural, Club Sports & Marketing

Lauren BatsonLauren Batson
Assistant Coordinator, Intramural, Club Sports & Marketing
970-247-7575

lbatson@fortlewis.edu

Education
BS in Communication, University of Tennessee Knoxville

Interests
Photography, Sports, Painting, Reading and Netflix. 

Favorite Food
Queso, anything covered in queso, Oh and chicken nuggets.

Favorite TV show
Grey's Anatomy

Favorite Quote
“There’s too many people on this earth. We need a new plague.” Dwight Schrute

Robert "Bubba" Martinez - Assistant Coordinator, Fitness & Wellness

Robert "Bubba" Martinez
Bubba MartinezAssistant Coordinator, Fitness & Wellness
970-247-7575

RLMARTINEZ@fortlewis.edu

Education
BA in Exercise Science - Exercise Specialist Option with a Minor in Psychology at Fort Lewis College 

Interests & Activities
All sports and outdoor activities, I enjoy being active and exploring new places and when I am not doing that I'm home sleeping.

Favorite Food
Pork red/green Chili

Favorite TV Show
Superfriends

Favorite Quote
"Hakuna Matata"... It means no worries.  Timon and Pumbaa

Arnie Pardo - Facility Maintenance

Arnie Pardo
Arnie PardoFacility Maintenance

Interests & Activities
Farming, gardening, and raising cattle.

Favorite Food
Chile, beans and corn tortillas.

Favorite TV Show
Chopped 

Favorite Quote
Sha sha matea