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Recreational Sports Staff

Meet our friendly staff!

Melissa LaMere

Director of Recreation & Memorial Hall

Office: 301A Memorial Hall
Phone: 518-564-4536
Email: [email protected]

Melissa is responsible for oversight of club sports, intramurals, equipment issue, bike program, and the Recreation Desk. She also provides budget oversight, assists with Memorial Hall scheduling and supervision, coordinates assessment for the department, and serves on various committees on campus.

She also serves as an adjunct faculty member within the college’s fitness and wellness major, a position she has held since 2010.

Prior to her director of recreation position, LaMere served as the assistant director of athletics. She oversaw NCAA compliance, was a member of the SUNYAC governing body, chaired search committees, served as the scheduling coordinator, oversaw game management, and coordinated team transportation. Prior to that role, LaMere was the assistant fitness center and recreation director at SUNY Plattsburgh from 2008–17. In that position, she oversaw the hiring, training, scheduling, supervision, and evaluation of student personnel.

LaMere earned her bachelor of science in physical education from The College at Brockport in 2004 and her master of science in exercise science from SUNY Cortland in 2006. She has been an American College of Sports Medicine Certified Exercise Physiologist since 2006, and is currently certified in American Red Cross CPR/AED for Adults.

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