Recreation Sports & Facilities
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Gary Harms


Job Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage the Recreation Sports Department
  • Oversee all campus Recreation programs, operations, and services
  • Schedule and maintain all indoor and outdoor Recreation and Athletic facilities
  • Directly supervise the Associate Director, Program Assistant, Outdoor Facility Program Managers, student Building Supervisors, Set-Up Crew and Grounds Staff


  • M.A. in Sport Management from Miami University (Ohio)
  • B.S. in Sport Management from Bowling Green State University (Ohio)


  • Certified Recreation Sports Specialist (CRSS) and active member with the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
  • Former State Director and active member of the Wisconsin Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (WIRSA)
  • Member of the Warhawk Quarterback Club and Tip-Off Club

Professional Experience

  • Started career as Coordinator of Intramural Sports at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1985.
  • Became Director of Recreation Sports and Facilities at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater in 1990.


  • Married to Judy, who is a Physical Education Teacher with the Whitewater Unified School District.
  • Children are Leah (born in 1990), Kelsey (born in 1992), and Brett (born in 1995)
  • Interests include basketball, golf, travel, and supporting the High School, Warhawk Athletic Teams, and following the Wisconsin professional sports teams (Packers, Brewers, and Bucks).

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Recreation Sports & Facilities
Williams Center Room 100
Whitewater, WI 53190-1790 

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