Nicole Widmer joined the Aztec Recreation team as Associate Director for Member Services and Facilities on September 29th. Nicole was previously at UCLA where she had been serving as the Assistant Manager of Pauley Pavilion. Nicole brings a wealth of experience in the recreation industry to the role including the leadership, management and oversight of large scale recreation and athletics facility management, renovation and construction, recreation program development and fiscal oversight, staff supervision and development, high profile event management, marketing and communications, risk management, and experience with large scale facility construction and renovation projects. In addition to her experience in Campus Recreation, Nicole previously served as a program director for YMCA of San Diego. Nicole holds a Master’s degree in Teaching and Teacher Education from the University of Arizona where she also served as the graduate assistant for Intramural Sports and Special programs. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Studies from CSU Pomona.
Pam Mahlow, Aztec Recreation’s new Associate Director of Programs joined the team on October 20th from Stanford University where she had been serving as the Associate Director of Recreation for Sports and Physical Education. Pam brings fourteen years of experience across campus recreation, athletics and physical education to the new role including the leadership, management and oversight of club sports, intramural sports, youth camps, credit classes, aquatics, and special events. In addition to her recreation experience, Pam brings substantial project management, grant writing, assessment and reporting experience from her tenure as a Research Coordinator with the Center for Health Policy at Stanford’s School of Medicine. Pam holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Maryland, College Park in Kinesiology – Sport Psychology, and a Bachelor’s degree in Physiological Sciences from UCLA.
Antero “AJ” Gonzalez started in his new role as Facility Supervisor September 15th. AJ holds a Master’s Degree in Sport Management from Eastern Michigan University where he served for two years as the Graduate Assistant for Facilities for the Department of Campus Recreation. He previously served as a Facility Supervisor as well as an Intramural Sports Supervisor for the Department of Campus Recreation at the University of Kansas where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Sport Management. AJ brings excellent experience in the areas of facility scheduling, facility operations, special event management, recreational sports programming and student development to our team.