May 29, 2002
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Santa Clara University has named Janice Hayes as its Director of Campus Recreation, Director of Athletics and Recreation Cheryl L. Levick announced today.
Hayes will be responsible for coordinating all aspects of the Santa Clara University recreation program, including the Pat Malley Fitness and Recreation Center, the intramural sports and club sports programs as well as lifetime fitness classes and a summer all-sports youth camp. Hayes replaces Dave Gillmore, who resigned recently to get married and relocate to New York. She will begin her duties on June 3.
"We are excited to have Janice as a member of our team," said Levick. "She has an excellent background in recreational sports both at Cal and Arizona and I am confident she will help us provide first-class service to our university community. Recreational sports is an integral component of the educational mission of Santa Clara University and Janice will help us continue to expand our services."
"I am excited to be embarking on a new challenge at Santa Clara University," Said Hayes, who will earn her master's degree from the University of Arizona in December. "I look forward to meeting and working with the campus community and providing excellent recreational programs and facilities."
After earning her undergraduate degree from Arizona in 1996, Hayes served in a variety of capacities from 1998-2000 with the aquatic center in the school's Department of Campus Recreation. She served as a program assistant for aquatics and was heavily involved in formalizing policies and procedures as well as designing recreation programs.
Following her stint at Arizona, Hayes most recently has been the director of recreation operations and guest services at the University of California, Berkeley. While at Cal, she managed the daily operations for all Cal Rec Club facilities, including the 100,000 sq. ft. Recreational Sports Facility. She also prepared and administered the annual recreation operations budget and coordinated two full-time staff members and approximately 120 student workers.