Assistant Director, Intramural and Club Sports
Equipment Room & Website Developer
- Direct the operations of the Intramural Sports program, including scheduling programs and facilities, developing, promoting, supervising, and evaluating all programs
- Direct the operations of over 30 club sports, including program finances and schedule development, promotion of club membership and club activities, and evaluation of activities
- Supervise the recruitment, selection, training and scheduling of student employees
- Market and promote all aspects of the Intramural and Club Sports programs, including web page development and usage
- Counsel student officer and develop student leadership opportunities
- Assist the Director of Recreation Sports and Facilities in the operation of the Williams Center including supervision of equipment set-up and take-down for intercollegiate athletic events and special events
- Provide guidance and direction of the Equipment Room Operations
- Update and add new content to the Recreation Sports & Facilities website
- BBA,General Management, UW-Whitewater, 2005
- MS, Sport Administration, UW-La Crosse, 2007
- Wisconsin Intramural Recreational Sports Association (WIRSA), State Director, 2015-2017
- National Intramural Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), Member
- Wisconsin Intramural Recreational Sports Association (WIRSA), Member
- National Intercollegiate Soccer Officials Association (NISOA), Certified NCAA Soccer Official
- Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA), Certified Soccer Official
- United States Soccer Federation (USSF), Soccer Official
- United States Soccer Federation FUTSAL Referee, Soccer Official
- Certified in First Aid, CPR, AED
- James was a Graduate Assistant at UW-L for the Recreational Sports Department from 2006-2008.
- James has been the Assistant Director at UW-W since July 2008.
- James returned to his alma mater after attending graduate school in La Crosse.
- While an undergrad at UW-W James played on the Varsity Soccer Team.
- Interests include officiating soccer, attending live sporting events and spending time with his family.
- James is married to Allison, who is an Occupational Therapist at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, and they have twin girls Abigail and Clare, born in Feb 2016.
- His favorite sports teams are the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Chelsea FC and the United States National Soccer Team.