Staff

Campus Recreation Administrative Staff

 

Jill Krantz, Executive Director

Jill Krantz 1
3032 Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-3912
jik74@pitt.edu

Jason Miller, Assistant Director for Facilities & Aquatics


3031 Baierl Student Recreation Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-624-8971
jtm@pitt.edu

 

Jason Miller joined the Department of Campus Recreation in February 2012 and serves as the Assistant Director for Facilities and Aquatics.
 
Jason’s responsibilities involve maintenance, scheduling and set-up and facilitation of programs and events at the University’s aquatics facilities. He is also responsible for maintaining schedules and supervising groups’ use of various facilities throughout campus. His administrative duties include departmental development, organizational planning and marketing. He is an adviser to several student-run organizations and contributes to multiple committees and initiatives for Student Affairs.
 
Prior to working for the University of Pittsburgh, Jason was the Aquatics Director at Central York High School in York, PA. He was also the Head Coach and CEO of Central York Aquatics competitive swim team. During his time with Central York, Jason developed a new community aquatics program consisting of over 2,000 participations and oversaw all operations of a brand new, state-of-the-art natatorium. In 2011, Jason was a recipient of the Central York Communities That Care Service Award. He also spent time working for the YMCA and taught social studies to high school students for two years before transitioning to a career in sports and recreation.
 
An alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh, Jason received bachelor’s degrees in History and Sociology and a Master of Arts in Teaching. As an undergraduate, Jason was a member of the Men’s Varsity Swimming Team, where he won multiple individual and team Conference Championships, earned Academic All-American honors, and was the 2006 recipient of the Blue-Gold Pitt Athletics Achievement Award. He participated in the 2008 Olympic Swimming Trials, placing 48th in the 100 Butterfly.
 
Jason and his wife, Megan, have two children, Jenna and Jacob. In his spare time, Jason enjoys exercising, playing guitar, working on home projects, and spending time with family and friends. and working on his side project, Active Cities.
 
Jason’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is “the endless amount of things to see and do!”

Alycia Miller, Aquatic Programs Coordinator


164 Trees Hall
Allequippa St. & Darrah St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-8867
anmiller@pitt.edu

 

Alycia Miller has worked for the Department of Campus Recreation as the Aquatic Program Coordinator since 2007.
 
Alycia serves the University community by scheduling lifeguards and various in-services, teaching CPR classes to staff, helping with Healthy U swimming classes and assisting with meet set-up and management for Men’s and Women’s Varsity Swimming and Diving Team. She is also involved with creating new programs for the department.
 
Alycia graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with an undergraduate degree in Health Psychology and a Master in Exercise Physiology. She is a certified lifeguard and WSI training instructor.
 
Alycia is happily married to her husband, Jason, and is the proud mother of her two children, Tyler and Abigail, and their family Labrador, Lucas. In her spare time, Alycia enjoys coaching swimming and spending time with her family.
 
Alycia’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is “the family feeling of the city and its various activities.”

Emily Roan, Coordinator of Campus Fitness

Emily Roan 6
3025 Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-3485
emr121@pitt.edu

 

Emily started her passion of working in the Campus Recreation field in 2014 as an undergraduate student where she taught yoga classes and worked at the main desk of the Student Recreation Center (SRC) at Lock Haven University. Emily was also employed at other local gyms as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor where she taught spinning, yoga, HIIT, boot camp and after school fitness programs for kids. At LHU, Emily earned a B.S. in Recreation Management with a concentration in fitness and a minor in business.

 

After graduation Emily was offered a full-time job at Penn State University in their Campus Recreation Department where she held the title of Coordinator of Facilities and Operations for 3 years.

 

Emily accepted her position here at the University of Pittsburgh in April 2019. Some of her responsibilities include supervision of staff and daily operations of the Sports Dome, Baierl Student Recreation Center, Trees Hall, Bellefield, and William Pitt Union’s fitness centers. She also manages the 11 residence hall fitness centers spread across campus. Emily’s favorite part about her job is having the opportunity to impact such a large population of students across campus. Starting in the spring 2020 semester, Emily is pursuing her Master’s degree in the Higher Education Management program in the School of Education here at Pitt.

 

In her free time Emily enjoys traveling with her husband, exploring the city of Pittsburgh, spending time with family and friends and spending time being active outdoors whether that be riding a bike, hiking, kayaking, or running.

Kevin Sciullo, Wellness Coordinator


3023 Baierl Student Recreation Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-8687
kls150@pitt.edu

 

Kevin Sciullo has worked in the Department of Campus Recreation since becoming the Head Personal Trainer in August 2017 and began his new role as Wellness Coordinator in February 2019.
 
Kevin’s responsibilities involve overseeing all wellness initiatives on campus including hiring and training student personal trainers and group exercise instructors who will assist students in reaching their fitness goals. He also organizes several ‘Healthy-U’ events throughout the year working closely with other campus departments to offer students, faculty and staff the chance to be involved in a variety of fitness classes, personal training sessions, and health and wellness activities.
 
An alumnus of the University of Pittsburgh School of Education, Kevin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Health and Physical Activity specializing in Exercise Science with a Fitness Minor, and his Master of Science degree in Exercise Physiology. He also earned his Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and NSCA Certified Personal Trainer (CPT) certifications during that time. As an undergrad he was involved in the TaeKwon-Do, Judo, and Budo clubs and continues training today. During his time as a Graduate School Assistant he taught weekly classes in Fitness Kickboxing to students and faculty as well as indoor cycling and racquetball classes in addition to working at the University Club. Kevin also organizes and teaches self-defense and kickboxing seminars as part of sorority, Greek life and residence hall events.
 
Kevin attended North Allegheny high school in nearby North Hills and began TaeKwon-Do training at age 10, becoming a 4th degree Black Belt Master in 2013. Among his achievements are 11x National All Martial Arts champion in Forms, Sparring, Breaking and Weapons, 10x TaeKwon-Do Forms Grand Champion, 2x U.S. Open Champion and winner of the USA vs Canada Gold Cup. He relaxes by visiting North Park where he enjoys kayaking, riding bikes, swimming and running trails and local 5K races. People are surprised to know he began playing piano at age 4 and after 15 years of weekly lessons and several recitals he continues playing today.
 
Kevin’s message to his students and clients is three-fold; strive for the Greek ideal of ‘a sound mind in a sound body,’ utilize the Asian philosophy of ‘Yin-Yang’ for a well-rounded life, and ‘seek to extend yourself beyond life’s endless horizons.’

Hunter England, Coordinator of Competitive & Recreational Sports

Hunter England 3
3028 Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-3594
hje2@pitt.edu

Bill Wallace, Intramural Sports Coordinator


3032 Baierl Student Recreation Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-648-8273
wwallace@pitt.edu

 

Bill Wallace has worked for the Department of Campus Recreation since 1999. He is in charge of all Intramural Sports programming and oversees student referees and supervisors.
 
Bill graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science. He furthered his education by graduating from Ambassador University with a Bachelor of Arts. Bill is also a registered Physical Education Teacher and is certified in CPR and WSI.
 
Bill is happily married to his wife, Desiree, and is a father to five beautiful daughters: Isabella, Anabel, Sophia, Victoria and Elizabeth. In his spare time, he enjoys golfing, working in the yard and spending time with his daughters.
 
Bill’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is that “it is a great sports town.”

Tara Skeel, Business Manager

Tara Skeel 2
3030 Petersen Events Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-383-0879
tls99@pitt.edu

Dianne Drish, Administrative/Purchasing


3027 Baierl Student Recreation Center
3719 Terrace St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-648-8279
ddrish@pitt.edu

 

Dianne Drish has worked for the University of Pittsburgh for over 37 years holding various positions with the Graduate School of Public Health, the School of Education, and currently the Division of Student Affairs. She serves as a Second Administrator for the Department of Campus Recreation.
 
Dianne serves as the Administrative Assistant to Marilyn Ross, Director of Campus Recreation. Some of her responsibilities including handling all departmental purchasing and billing, supervising office staff, payroll input, and developing registration procedures. Dianne also processes all fees collected from the many services offered to University students, faculty and staff including Healthy U fitness classes, outdoor pursuits and locker room services.
 
Dianne is the oldest of her two brothers and younger sister. In her leisure time, she enjoys gardening and amateur landscaping, reading, playing with her cat Leo, walking and camping.
 
Dianne’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is “the lovely tree covered hills and the presence of four seasons.”

Jennifer O'Neil, Program Assistant


Petersen Events Center
3034 Baierl Student Recreation Center
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-648-8210
jao39@pitt.edu

 

Jennifer has worked for the Department of Campus Recreation as a Second Administrative Support and Locker Attendant since January 2010. In May 2015, she was promoted to Program Assistant.
 
Jennifer trains and manages undergraduate staff, oversees day-to-day operations of three locker rooms and develops written procedures for the four locker rooms in Trees Hall. She also regulates the use and maintenance of 650+ lockers, and keeps track of locker rentals, fees and 1000+ combination locks.
 
Jennifer graduated from The Bradford School of Pittsburgh and is currently enrolled in the University’s College of General Studies. She has been happily married to her husband, Patrick, for 25 years and is a proud mother of five daughters: Katharine, Meghan, Laura, Angela and Shannon, along with their Tortie cat sibling, Elizabeth Taylor. In her leisure time, Jennifer loves to go camping with her family in Jefferson County.
 
Jennifer’s favorite thing about Pittsburgh is that “to go anywhere and tell people you are a ‘Pittsburgher’ is a tremendous source of pride! Pittsburgh factors in so much of American history and progress from the French and Indian War all the way to Allegheny Ludlum providing the stainless steel for the St. Louis Arch. I can’t leave out the Strip District: Breakfast at DeLuca’s and Applewood Smoked Cheddar from Pennsylvania Macaroni Company are some of my favorite things!

Herb Hamlin, Facility Attendant

A119 Trees Hall
Allequippa St. & Darrah St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-648-8223
hhamlin@pitt.edu

 

Herb has worked for the Department of Campus Recreation for over 18 years.
 
Herb helps support the daily functions of the facilities and operations unit, which include but are not limited to maintenance and oversight of the fitness centers, recreational facilities, and locker room spaces.
 
Herb served in the United States Air Force for four years before joining the University community. He is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and loves attending rock and heavy metal concerts in his spare time.

Ron Fennell, Facility Attendant

Trees Hall
Allequippa St. & Darrah St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
412-648-8295
rlf2@pitt.edu

 

Ron has worked for the Department of Campus Recreation for over 20 years.
 
Ron helps support the weekend functions of the facilities and operations unit, which include but are not limited to maintenance and oversight of the fitness centers, recreational facilities, and locker room spaces.
 
Ron is a proud graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.