James Friel

      James Friel

      Assistant Director, Intramural and Club Sports
      Equipment Room & Website Developer

      Job Responsibilities
      -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

      -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 and wife, Allison.
      -His favorite sports teams are the Chicago Cubs, Chicago Bears, Chicago Blackhawks, Chelsea FC and the United States National Soccer Team.


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

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