Hometown: Aurora, IL
Joined University of Illinois staff: 1999
Team Assignments/Responsibilities: Football; Oversees graduate assistants in Academics.
Education: Loras College, B.A. Sociology & Physical Education (double major), 1998; University of Illinios, M.S. Kinesiology, 2001.
Athletic/Professional Experience: Basketball at Loras College, 1994-98; Worked as a graduate assistant and intern at the Irwin Academic Center before being hired full-time as a counselor in fall of 2001.
Best part of my job: Helping students accomplish goals that they may not have believed they were capable of achieving.
"It is impossible to live a perfect day without doing something for someone who cannot possibly repay you." - John Wooden
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act but a habit." - Aristotle
"The reason most people fail instead of succeed is because they trade what they want most for what they want at the moment." - unknown