Five High School Early Enrollees and Five Junior College Transfers On Campus
Illinois Staff Bolsters Roster on First Day of Junior College Signing Period
Beckman Completes First Recruiting Class at Illinois
Hometown: Tolono, IL
Joined University of Illinois staff : 2007
Team Assignments/Responsibilities: Football and Tutor Coordinator.
Education: University of Illinois, B.S. Kinesiology, 2001; University of Illinois, M.S. Sport Management, 2004.
Athletic/Professional Experience: Pitcher on inaugural softball team, 1999-2000; Served as a G.A. and then as an intern at Irwin Academic Center, 2002-05; Academic counselor at University of Cincinnati, 2005-07, and worked with Baseball, Men's & Women's Soccer, Men's Golf, Women's Basketball, and Football during those years.
Best part of my job: Working with student-athletes on a daily basis & watching them mature and develop into well-rounded adults.
Favorite Quote: "Do, or do not. There is no try." - Yoda
Currently resides in: Urbana, IL
Family: Husband, Kelly.
Interest: Disney and ice cream.