We will inspire healthy lifestyles with inclusive recreation, innovative programming and sustainable facilities, while embracing technology and fostering leadership development.
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
Campus Recreation Administration
Tim McNeilly, Director
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
David Parker, Associate Director
Programming & Risk Management
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.
Tim Lewis, Associate Director
Facilities & Business Operations
Tim supervises the facility and business operations team. He oversees the
operational functions of the Student Recreation Center, including facility management, development, maintenance and repairs, housekeeping and all departmental business operations.
Amanda Wiggins, Recreation Program Coordinator
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
Sarah Gilbert, Assistant Director
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 development, risk management and the Resource Center. She also
supervises and trains all staff that facilitate the operation of the climbing
wall and equipment rental programs.
Thomas Bartolotta, Coordinator
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
initiatives. Thomas also works with staff development and trip leadership for the
Nathan Williams, Coordinator
Nathan oversees all
scheduling, management and policy development associated with the Adventure Trips
program. Nathan is also responsible for the planning and development of the clinic and workshop schedule, staff development and assists with Challenge Course programs.
Jake Eubank, Assistant Director
Jake serves as primary aquatic pool operator at the Student Recreation Center
(SRC) responsible for the overall planning and operation of both the indoor and outdoor pools. Additional responsibilities include maintenance, staff development and supervision, assessment and risk management.. The
Assistant Director also advises the Associate Director and Director on risk
management issues, coordinates the employee certification
program relating to CPR, First Aid, AED, etc. and handles various administrative
Zach Gilbert, Assistant Director
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
Brian Stelzer, Coordinator
Brian is responsible for advising the Sports Club Council, facilitation of
the Sport Club Management Series, Sport Club Officer development and mentoring
assigned sport clubs. He is also responsible for all individual and dual
sports activities. Additional responsibilities include assisting with outdoor
recreational facility maintenance and special event programming.
Andy Rampe, Coordinator
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
Drew Loso, Coordinator
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
Tina Riley, Business Manager
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
Samantha Tempio, Office Manager
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 development
of all student office staff.
Sparks, Maintenance Technician
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
Vacant, Assistant Director
The Assistant Director of Fitness oversees all aspects of the Seahawk 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 repair and maintenance and is responsible for
the supervision and development of all fitness staff.
Carey Greenwood, Coordinator
Group Exercise and Personal Training
The Coordinator assists with the planning and assessment of the Fitness Program, as
well as the development and evaluation of student employees. She is also
responsible for the Group Exercise and Personal Training programs, handles various
administrative duties and assigned special events.