Meet the Fall 2015 Intramural & Club Sports Staff

IM Group

Jessica Belongia
Intramural Supervisor
Brett Bates

Major/Minor: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2017
Dream Job: CPA
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Sports:
 Volleyball
Athlete: Clay Matthews, John Kuhn, Jordy Nelson
Food: Nachos, Pizza, Spaghetti
Quote: "Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind" - Dr. Seuss
Something no one else knows about you: I've pulled a bus and wrestled a pig!
Personal Goal for the year: Get enough experience to become a Sport Coordinator for spring semester or next year.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: It's my stress reliever and a fantastic way to meet new people.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: It's a great way to have fun and stay active!

Natalie Blomquist
Intramural Supervisor
Blair Briesemeister

Major/Minor: Physical Education, Coaching & Special Education
Graduation Year: 2018
Dream Job: High School Physical Education Teacher & Coach
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Sports:
 Softball, Football
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers, Eddie Lacy
Food: Ice Cream, Spaghetti, Potatoes
Quote: "The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams" - Eleanor Roosevelt
Something no one else knows about you: I'm afraid of fish
Personal Goal for the year: Become more knowledgable about more sports, become a better official and to help the new officials to be the best they can be!
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: It means everyone having an opportunity to play sports, stay active, and have fun with your friends!!! 
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: They are a great way to get away from studying and classes and to just have fun even if you aren't the best at a sport.

Curtis Corlett
Intramural Supervisor, Sport Coordinator for Soccer & Floor Hockey
Alex Capesius

Major/Minor: Safety
Graduation Year: 2016
Dream Job: Hunting Guide
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Sports:
 Soccer, Golf, Basketball, Football
Athletes: Jordan Spieth, Rickie Fowler, Wayne Rooney
Food: Mac and Cheese, Pizza
Quote: "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take - Wayne Gretzky" - Michael Scott
Something no one knows about you: I've only broke 1 bone in my life.
Personal Goal for the year: To stay on top of everything and get things completed well enough in advance of when they need to be done.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: A place to be around my favorite sports and socialize with participants and co-workers.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: It's a great way to get out and stay active and meet lots of people as well.

Alex Crogan
Intramural Supervisor
Kelsey Criego

Major/Minor: Math Education, Sports Management
Graduation Year: 2017
Dream Job: Athletic Director
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Sports:
 Basketball, Baseball, Football
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers, Brett Favre, J.J. Watt, Josh Gasser, Russell Wilson
Foods: If it's unhealthy I probably enjoy eating it.
Quotes: "Mental Toughness, Intensity and eXtra Effort. MTIXE" - Eli Crogan; "If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?" - John Wooden 
Something no one else knows about you: I'm an open book. Ask me whatever you want to know. 
Personal Goal for the year: Become a Sport Coordinator.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: A great way to stay active in athletics and meet many awesome people.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: A great way to stay active in athletics and meet many awesome people.

Maria Haning
Intramural Supervisor, Sport Coordinator for Volleyball
Dan Hagenow

Major/Minor: Communication Sciences & Disorders, Family Health and Disability Studies
Graduation Year: 2016
Dream Job: Speech Pathologist
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Sports:
 Basketball
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers
Foods: Chipotle
Quote: "Even if you fall on your face, you're still moving forward."
Something no one else knows about you: I love to wear crocs.
Personal Goal for the year: To spread positivity throughout the program and become a mentor for other co-workers.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: A way for everyone to be involved in a sport.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: It's a great way for students to take a break from academics and participate in something fun and healthy.

Logan Koss
Intramural Supervisor
Maria Haning

Major/Minor: Criminology, Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017
Dream Job: Alaskan charter boat captain
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Sport:
Basketball, Football, Baseball, Wakeboarding, Snowboarding, Fishing
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers
Food: King Crab Legs
Quote: "Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime"
Something no one else knows about you: I've been pulled over by the police once.
Personal Goal for the year: Maintain a balanced schedule with work, school, and other festivities.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: It means being surrounded by people that have the same mindset as you. That mindset to me is maintaining a competitive, friendly, and active lifestyle in any sport that you participate in, while still being able to enjoy other aspects of life.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: It helps one maintain a healthy balance of schoolwork and physical activity.

Tony Morrissey
Intramural Supervisor
Caleb Janowski

Major/Minor: Physical Education, Coaching, Special Education
Graduation Year: 2016
Dream Job: Pokemon Trainer
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Sport:
 Football, Hockey, Baseball
Athletes: Patrick Kane, Sammy Sosa 
Foods: Portillo's, Chipotle, Jersey Mike's, Spaghetti
Quote: "If you ain't first, you're last."
Something no one else knows about you: I had tongue surgery, I ate dirt in pre-school because I thought it was crushed up Oreos.
Personal Goal for the year: Become an expert on all things IM Sports and encourage people to join as many Intramural teams as possible!
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?: For me, Intramural Sports provides an opportunity to stay involved with sports. Sports were a huge part of my life in high school, and I couldn't imagine life without them.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: College can be stressful at times, and IM Sports provides an escape from exams, papers, and other things school-related.  Also, IM Sports are fun and you get great exercise.

Brianna Neumeyer
Club Sports Student Coordinator
Kyle Martinelli

Major/Minor: Biology w/Pre-Med emphasis, Sociology
Graduation Year: 2016
Dream Job: Navy Seal
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Sport:
 Volleyball (Beach, Grass & Indoor)
Athlete: Katie Mulhaney
Food: Peanut Butter & Graham Crackers 
Quote: "Bad luck either breaks you or makes you the person you are today"
Something no one else knows about you: All-State in HS in Volleyball, Basketball and Softball
Personal Goal for the year: Keep clubs on task.
What do Club Sports mean to you?:
 It means giving an opportunity to those who still have desire to play the sports they love or to try something enw.
Why should students participate in Club Sports?: It's an opportunity for students of higher skill to play competitively.  And for those who are not they are able to practice and continue to get better while establishing great relationships.

Michaela Osterberg
Student Coordinator for Marketing & Promotions
Kristian Pullam

Major/Minor: Marketing, International Business
Graduation Year: 2017
Dream Job: Market for the Green Bay Packers
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Sport:
 Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, watching football
Athlete: Blake Griffin, LeBron James, Clay Matthews, Aaron Rodgers, Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson, Rob Gronkowski
Food: Anything Italian, Seafood
Quote: "In a world where you can be anyone, be yourself" 
Something no one else knows about you: I really miss dirtbiking. 
Personal Goal for the year: To learn and grow in the sports marketing field so I can gain more experience.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?:
It's a way to share common passions and make friends while still being able to compete.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: It's an easy way to make friends, stay active, and enjoy the sports you love without a huge commitment.

Kristian Pullam
Intramural Supervisor & Sport Coordinator for Flag Football
Nathan Tessar

Major/Minor: IT
Graduation Year: 2018
Dream Job: NBA Official
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Sport:
Basketball, Football
Athlete: LeBron "King" James, Tiger "GOAT" Woods, Allen "The Answer" Iverson
Food: Lasagna, Toppers Pizza, Jersey Mike's, Whataburger
Quote: "If they hate then let them hate and watch the money pile up" -Kanye West
Something no one else knows about you: Justin Timberlake.  Enough said.
Personal Goal for the year: To see all officials enjoy their positions and grow everyday.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?:
An outlet for all students and the best job on campus.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: Because it is honestly the most fun you can have on campus.  It's a safe environment that can be an amazing stress reliever.

Nathan Tessar
Intramural Supervisor, Sport Coordinator for Softball
Sarah Weyer

Major/Minor: Human Health and Performance & Recreation
Graduation Year: 2016
Dream Job: NCAA Basketball Official
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Sport:
 Basketball, Soccer, Football, Baseball, Hockey
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers, Giannis Antetokounmpo, Ryan Braun, Harry Kane, Marco Scandella
Food: Pizza, Alfredo, Tenderloin
Quote: "You need to play to win.  But you also have to win to play" - Michael Scott
Something no one else knows about you: I enjoy to cook.
Personal Goal for the year: To become a teacher and leader for not only the new supervisors but for the upcoming freshman that want to become officials. I also want to guide more people to get invovled with intramurals.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?:
 It has not only guided me to what I want to do for the rest of my life, but it's also a really fun way to just be yourself and enjoy playing sports.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: Its a good way to meet people and get your mind off of school.

Joe Vehrenkamp
Intramural Supervisor

Sarah Weyer

Major/Minor: Accounting
Graduation Year: 2018
Dream Job: An accountant for the Green Bay Packers
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Sport:
 Football, Baseball, Basketball... in that order
Athlete: Aaron Rodgers
Food: Bratwurst
Quote: "Help will always be given at Hogwarts to those who deserve it" - Albus Dumbledore
Something no one else knows about you: I am an avid fan of the television show Murder She Wrote, and I have all 12 seasons.
Personal Goal for the year: I would like to become more confident in addressing conflict and just interacting with people I may not know.
What do Intramural Sports mean to you?:
 To me, Intramural Sports are more than just playing a game.  Participating in intramurals means that a person will be provided a place where people can joke around with each other and have fun, and where there is a great deal of camaraderie amongst participants.  Intramural Sports really remind me a lot of high school sports.
Why should students participate in Intramural Sports?: It provides an outlet from the stresses of work and school.  It also gives students opportunities to meet new people and experience different activities for the first time in a safe, fun environment.