LiFEsports receives support from numerous individuals across multiple universities and community partners. Please see below for more information on how these great people get involved with LiFEsports:

 

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Research

Dr. Ana Lourdes-Volek is a professor at the Ohio State University and has been associated with LiFEsports since 2014. Ana recruits and leads undergraduate and graduate team to collect PACER data.

 

Dr. Tony Amorose is a Professor at Northern Illinois State University. Tony has been associated with LiFEsports since 2009. Tony provides expertise around LiFEsports research.

 

 

 

 

Dr. Dan Gould is a Professor at Michigan State University and has been associated with LiFEsports since 2014. Dan provides consultation for LiFEsports research. Dan is one of the lead facilitators for the OSU/MSU Youth Sport Summit.

 

 

jessicalogan

 

 

Dr. Jessica Logan is a Professor at the Ohio State University and has been associated with LiFEsports since 2014. Jessica supports LiFEsports data analysis.

 

 

OLATE RENE Ohio State University College of Social Work

 

 

Dr. Rene Olate is a Professor at the Ohio State University College of Social Work. Rene has been involved with LiFEsports since 2011 by providing consultation on LiFEsports research.

 

 

mattbrock

 

Dr. Matt Brock is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education and Human Ecology. Matt has been involved with LiFEsports since 2014. Matt led a research study on peer to peer support for youth with learning disabilities at the LiFEsports Summer Camp.

Teaching & Learning

scottsheer

 

 

Dr. Scott Sheer is a Professor of Agricultural Communication, Education, and Leadership at the Ohio State University. Scott is one of the faculty member advisers for the Youth Development Initiative and teaches in the Youth Development minor.

 

jackiegoodway

 

 

Dr. Jackie Goodway is a Professor in the Department of Kinesiology. Jackie has been involved with LiFEsports since 2010. Jackie is one of the faculty member advisers for the Youth Development Minor.

 

 

brianturner

 

Dr. Brian Turner is an Associate Professor for the Department of Kinesiology. Brian is the lead faculty member for the Sport Management Department. Brian advises LiFEsports students involved with Sport Management at the graduate and doctoral level.

 

 

alisapaulsen

 

Dr. Alisa Paulsen is the Director of Undergraduate Program – Department of Psychology. Alisa helps disseminate information to Psychology students in regards to LiFEsports internships and volunteer opportunities.

 

 

 

 

 

Lee Ann Strait (MSA, RN-BC) is a Clinical Instructor of Practice for the College of Nursing. Lee Ann supervises clinical nursing students who complete their Community Nursing practicum in the LiFEsports Health & Fitness component of summer camp.

 

 

Judy Donegan (MS, APHN-BC, RN) is a Clinical Instructor of Practice for the College of Nursing and has been with LiFEsports for the past five years. She supervises clinical nursing students who complete their Community Nursing practicum in the LiFEsports Health & Fitness component of summer camp.

Service & Outreach

Rosie Zeno is the Program Director for the Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Program at the Ohio State University College of Nursing. Rosie presents the career of nursing to a group of youth at LiFEsports Summer Camp. Rosie also recruits students to help with physicals during the LiFEsports Registration Day.

Coralynn McLurg is a staff member at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry Dental HOME. Coralynn helps recruit Dental students for the LiFEsports Registration Day and organizes follow up dental services.

damianlee

 

 

Dr. Damian Lee is a Professor at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. Damian has been involved with LiFEsports since 2013. Damian provides supervision of dentistry students at the LiFEsports Registration Day.

 

stephaniehosley

 

Dr. Stephanie Hosley is a Professor at the College of Nursing at the Ohio State University. Stephanie has been involved with LiFEsports since 2014. Dr. Hosley presents to a group of campers at the annual Career Day on the career of nursing.

 

 

luciadunn

 

 

Dr. Lucia Dunn is a professor at the Ohio State University College of Arts & Sciences. Lucia is a leader of the Sports & Society Initiative and will collaborate with LiFEsports Youth Leadership Academy by providing career exploration experiences.

 

trevonlogan

 

Dr. Trevon Logan is a Professor at the Ohio State University College of Arts & Sciences. Lucia is a leader of the Sports & Society Initiative and will collaborate with LiFEsports Youth Leadership Academy by providing career exploration experiences.

 

 

melanyedixon

 

Dr. Melanye Dixon is an Associate Professor for the Department of Dance and African American Studies at the Ohio State University. Melanye has been involved with LiFEsports since 2016 and helps recruit Dance students to get experience with the initiative.

 

 

rickshaffer

 

 

Rick Shaffer is the Business Operations Manager for the Ohio State University Marching Band. Rick has been involved with LiFEsports since 2013. Rick organizes a Career Day presentation for campers on an annual basis.

 

 

nataliepennyman

 

Natalie Pennyman is a Manager of the Social Work Department at the James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute at the Ohio State University. Natalie has been involved with LiFEsports since 2015.

 

 

 

nicolekraft

 

Dr. Nicole Kraft is a Professor at the Ohio State University College of Journalism. Nicole has been involved with LiFEsports since 2011. Nicole creates career presentations on the field of journalism for LiFEsports youth.

 

 

stephengraef

 

Dr. Stephen Graef is a Psychologist for the Ohio State Athletic Department. Stephen has been involved with LiFEsports since 2012. Stephen presents to LiFEsports youth on the career in Sport Psychology.

 

 

 

jennifercarter

 

Dr. Jennifer Carter is the Director of Sport Psychology at the Ohio State University. Jennifer has been involved with LiFEsports since 2012. Stephen presents to LiFEsports youth on the career is Sport Psychology.

 

 

 

canisebean

 

Dr. Canise Bean is a Professor for the College of Dentistry. Canise helps recruit student volunteers for the LiFEsports Registration Day.

 

 

 

jackiedavis

 

 

Dr. Jackie Davis is a Clinical Professor in College of Optometry. Jackie has been involved with LiFEsports since 2014. Jackie supervised the Optometry students who were administering eye screenings for youth.

 

 

davedeangelo

 

Dave DeAngelo is the Senior Associate Director of Recreational Sports Facilities in the Office of Student Life. Dave has been involved with LiFEsports since the days of NYSP. Dave assists with scheduling facility spaces for LiFEsports events.

 

 

andreahall

 

 

Andrea Hall is the Assistant Director for Scheduling & Events Recreational Sports of the Office of Student Life at the Ohio State University. Andrea assists with scheduling facility space for LiFEsports year round events.

 

 

mistidorsey

 

Misti Dorsey is the Elementary School-Based Supervisor at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Misti has been involved with LiFEsports since 2010. Misti has worked in the LiFEsports office and has assisted with curriculum development.

 

 

 

Geoff Carlston is the Head Coach of Ohio State’s Women’s Volleyball team. Geoff has been involved with LiFEsports since 2012. Geoff assists with coordinating a LiFEsports Volleyball clinic with his team members leading the sport instruction.

 

 

marcoscruz

 

Marcos Cruz is the Program Coordinator of Access and Diversity Initiatives for Enrollment Services of Undergraduate Admissions.  Marcos has been involved with LiFEsports since 2015. Marcos helped lead the efforts for the first ever LiFEsports Campus Tour Clinic for middle school students and their parents.

 

 

nidhilahoti

 

Nidhi Lioti is the Program Assistant for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Nidhi has been involved with LiFEsports since 2013. Nidhi assists with setting up campus tours for LiFEsports groups during the summer camp.

 

 

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