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Therese Kennedy

Associate Director

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with the daily operations of the Williams Center/DLK/Kachel Fieldhouse.
  • Supervise the Assistant Directors of Intramural & Club Sports, Aquatics & Fitness and Wheelchair Athletics and Recreation.
  • Assist and advise the Spirit Program which consists of Cheerleaders, Dance Team, and Willie Warhawk.
  • Represent the Office of Recreation Sports and Facilities at various events/programs.
  • Hire and supervise Fieldhouse Attendants and Student Office Assistants.
  • Sports and Wellness Learning Community Coordinator


  • Master's of Science in Sport Studies from Miami University (Ohio)
  • Bachelor of Arts Degree from Miami University (Ohio)


  • National Intramural Recreational Sports Association Member (NIRSA)
  • NIRSA Foundation Scholarship Committee Chair
  • NIRSA Service Award Committee
  • Certified Recreation Sports Specialist (CRSS)
  • Certified in CPR & First Aid
  • Member of Wisconsin Intramural Recreational Sports Association (WIRSA)
  • WIRSA Scholarship Committee
  • Former WIRSA State Director
  • UW-Whitewater Hall of Fame Committee
  • Warhawk Tip Off & Quarterback Club Board Member
  • Whitewater Tourism Council Vice President
  • UW-Whitewater/Community Optimist Club
  • Whitewater Country Club Board of Directors
  • Working for Whitewater's Wellness, Inc Committee (W3)
  • UW-Whitewater Work Site Wellness Committee

Professional Experience

  • Started career as Coordinator of Intramural Sports at UW-Whitewater in 1991
  • Became Associate Director of Recreation Sports & Facilities at UW-Whitewater in 1998

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

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