Exterior shot of the Student Recreation Center from the ground up on a sunny day


General Phone Numbers

Building Managers

Alexis Gross
Head Building Manager
Hello, my name is Alexis Gross. It is my fourth year working at the Student Recreation Center and my third year as a building manager. I also hold a few more positions at the Rec including special events and outdoor adventure so you will usually see me around. I am currently a senior here at Montclair State, majoring in Business Administration with a concentration in Business Analytics and a minor in psychology. After graduating, I hope to continue my involvement in a campus recreation graduate program.

Jaela Garcia
Facilities Area Supervisor
Hello everyone! My name is Jaela Garcia and I am a Psych major, going into my junior year. This will be my third year working at the Student Recreation Center and my first as Area Supervisor of Faculties. I have been a building manager for the past two years and I have loved every second of it! I love shopping and watching Netflix, and I have the biggest sweet tooth. If you ever see me at the Rec don’t be shy and say hi!

ACE Award Recipient Carlo Atie

Hi everyone! My name is Carlo Atie. I am a junior Biology major aspiring to become a Physical Therapist. This is my third year working at the Student Recreation Center, and my first as a Building Manager. I also work in Special Events. I am a huge baseball fan (Yankees, Rockies), so feel free to talk to me about the sport or anything else if you catch me around campus! I am always eager to give a helping hand. I look forward to seeing you all soon!

ACE Award Recipient Matthew Avila

I am a Senior majoring in Finance with a double minor in Economics and Entrepreneurship. This is my third year at Campus Recreation, first year as a Building Manager. I also work as an Office Assistant and with Special Events. I have a plethora of goals and ambitions to accomplish during my career, but I am confident that Campus Recreation has shaped me to accomplish all of them. I am glad to be a part of this organization and I am excited to continue learning and growing with you all!

Aniya Clark
Hey! My name is Aniya and I’m a senior studying International Business, as well as minoring in both Economics and Fashion Merchandising. This is my third year working for Campus Rec, where I am both a Building Manager and EQC attendant. I love to eat, sleep, and talk, but most importantly I love helping others. My favorite city is NYC, and my favorite sports team is the Eagles. If you see me make sure you say hi!

Rachel DeFelice
Hello, my name is Rachel DeFelice and this is my fourth year working at the Student Recreation Center and my second year as a Building Manager. I am a senior majoring in Fashion Studies with a minor in Business Administration. I have worked at the Student Recreation Center as a Lifeguard, Facilities Attendant and Guest Relations Attendant. I love volunteering and helping out the community, spending time with my family and friends, and hair styling, for I am a licensed cosmetologist. I am very excited to be working as a Building Manager this year. If you see me don’t hesitate to stop and say hi!

Gerard DeToro
What’s up! My name is Gerard DeToro, but everyone knows me as Jerry. I am a Business Administration major with a concentration in Finance, and it will be my third year working at Campus Recreation. My previous areas were Aquatics, Facilities, and Building Manager. I am also on the E-board for Alpha Phi Delta fraternity, and have a drive for success. I enjoy cars, the gym, and being outdoors. I look forward to working with many new student leaders, as well as all returning staff!

ACE Award Recipient Adriana Freitas

Hey everyone! My name is Adriana Freitas, and I’m a sophomore biology major with aspirations of becoming a physical therapist. This is my second year working at the Rec Center, but my first as a building manager. My hobbies include playing drums, ping pong, and learning new languages. I’m looking forward to meeting you all, so come stop by the best place on campus!

Gabriel Giron
Hi, my name is Gabriel and I am a senior here at MSU. I have been coming to the rec to work out for the past three years and by far it is the cleanest and best gym I have come across in my life. It is my second year working at the recreation center with past experience as a facilities attendant. I enjoy hobbies such as skateboarding, listening to hip hop, creating art, particularly graphic design, and I love dogs. They’re my favorite. I am also a Leo, if you wanna compare star signs. If you’re ever at the rec and wanna chat, I’d be glad to talk!

ACE Award Recipient Elena Potter

What’s up guys! My name is Elena Potter (pronounced eh-leh-na). I’m a senior filmmaking major. This is my second year working at the Rec Center. I will also work guest relations and previously worked facilities. My hobbies include martial arts, playing with my dogs, and learning to play the guitar. Looking forward to meeting you all! Don’t be afraid to come up and say hi if you see me around.

Daniel Rodriguez
Hi everyone! My name is Daniel Rodriguez and I am a senior majoring in Physical Education. This is my second year working at the Student Recreation Center and my first year as a Building Manager. You can always find me working at the Rec, working out, or hanging out with friends. See you around!

ACE Award Recipient Veronica Shafik

Hi Everyone! My name is Veronica Shafik and I am a junior, double majoring in Political Science and Jurisprudence with a minor in Arabic. This is my third year working at the Student Recreation Center and my first year as a Building Manager. I have worked at the Student Recreation Center as a Facilities Attendant, Equipment Checkout Attendant, and an Office Assistant. I also work as a Resident Assistant in Machuga Heights. I aspire to be a lawyer in the future. One of my favorite things to do is go on hikes with my older sister and my dog. I am very excited to be working as a Building Manager this year. If you see me around, don’t hesitate to say hello!

David Zarish
Hey everyone, my name is David Zarish and I am a Junior BFA Acting Major. This is my first year as a Building Manager and I am ready to take on the challenge! I also lifeguard for the Student Recreation Center and teach swim lessons. My hope is to move to London and pursue theatre and film for the art. Feel free to say hi and ask me anything! I’m pretty open. Can’t wait to meet you all!

Professional Staff

Romayne Eaker-Kelly
Director of Campus Recreation and Health Promotion

Virginia Mohr
Associate Director of Campus Recreation

Tzu-Lin Toner
Assistant Director of Campus Recreation

Jared Utterback
Coordinator of Fitness Programs

Robert Martinez
Coordinator of Accounts and Scheduling

Jason Lewis
Coordinator of Fitness Equipment and Point of Sales

Alex Sperling
Coordinator of Aquatics and Summer Programs

Cody Inglis
Professional Services Specialist of Membership Services

Kyle Bianchi
Coordinator of Intramural and Club Sports

Lisette Stanzione
Coordinator of Evening Events and Facilities

Brie Krug
Graduate Assistant of Club Sports

Jessica Lourenco
Graduate Assistant of Marketing
Student Area Supervisors of Facilities

Adriana Freitas
Area Supervisor of Building Managers

Jaela Garcia
Area Supervisor of Facilities

Tatiana da Costa
Area Supervisor of Equipment Checkout

Joe DelGuidice
Area Supervisor of Equipment Checkout
Student Area Supervisors of Programs

Kerron Johnson
Area Supervisor of Intramural Sports

Aliyah Verin
Area Supervisor of Club Sports

Kim Castor
Area Supervisor of Marketing

Lauren Clemente
Area Supervisor of Marketing

Jordan Lewis
Area Supervisor of Marketing

Jordan Donahue
Area Supervisor of Group Fitness

Lena Grimaldi
Area Supervisor of Nutrition Counseling

Khalid Alston
Area Supervisor of Personal Training

Jacqueline DeLeo
Area Supervisor of Swim Lessons and Birthday Parties

Victoria Vento
Area Supervisor of Public and Safety Programs

Austin McGuire
Area Supervisor of Lifeguards

Brianna LaBella
Area Supervisor GROFF

Student Program Directors

Lauren Willett
Director of Outdoor Adventure

Christian Kohlmayer
Director of Outdoor Adventure

Genesis Jimenez
Director of Rec Nights

Malik LeBron
Director of Rec Nights

Komal Bains
Director of Special Events

Nikki Bonino
Director of Special Events

Diamond Jordan
Director of Special Events