URecFit Team

Julia Wightman, Associate Director

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Julia Wightman, Director

Julia is originally from Edinburg, Virginia and joined UM and URecFit in September 1991.  Julia received her B.S. from Radford University in Health and Physical Education and Masters from the University of Virginia in Exercise Physiology.  Growing up surrounded by the beautiful Shenandoah Valley, Julia’s love of recreation and fitness started early in life.  In her free time Julia loves spending time with her two dogs and also enjoys kayaking, hiking, camping, fishing and photography.

Anna Roskowinski

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Anna Roskowinski, Associate Director

Anna oversees the overall operations of URecFit facilities, staff training, housekeeping and leads the team of facility supervisors. She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and earned her Master’s Degree in Health and Sport Studies from The University of Iowa. When she’s not cheering for the Nittany Lions, Anna enjoys cooking, working out and spending time with her fiance and their chocolate lab, Bo.

Meghan Bruce Bojo, Assistant Director

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Meghan Bruce-Bojo, Assistant Director - Client Relations 

Meghan is originally from New York and moved to Maryland in 2008. She obtained her BS from SUNY Brockport and Masters of Social Work here at the University of Maryland. Meghan started working for URecFit in 2009 and loves the fun and challenging experience.

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Eric Barron, Assistant Director - Fitness

Eric is originally from Central NY and has lived in Maryland for over 6 years. He earned both his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science and Master’s Degree in Applied Health Physiology from Salisbury University. Prior to joining University of Maryland, The Founding Campus Eric was the Director of Fitness Assessments for the US Air Force at Ft. Meade, MD. Eric is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the NSCA.  In his free time he enjoys outdoor activities and spending time with his wife & chocolate labs.

Jimmy Heiner, Assistant Director

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Jimmy Heiner, Assistant Director - Aquatics & Safety Education

Jimmy Heiner was born and raised in York, Pennsylvania and earned his B.S. in Sport Management at York College of Pennsylvania and a Masters degree at Georgia State University.  Jimmy has been around a pool as a swimmer, lifeguard or aquatic professional for nearly 25 years.  He is excited for the opportunity to provide the University of Maryland community with a safe and inviting place to swim and exercise.  In his free time Jimmy loves to spend time with his wife Amanda and their two dogs Nittany and Mogli.  


Sara Griggs, Coordinator
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Sara Griggs, Assistant Director - Sports Programs

Sara received her B.A. degree in Kinesiology from West Chester University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing her Masters of Recreation Management at Frostburg University. Sara is responsible for managing the Pratt operational staff, intramural sport supervisors and executing the intramural sport programs. Before coming to URecFit Sara was a Coordinator of Aquatics and Intramural Sports at Lafayette College.  She enjoys traveling, backpacking, camping and hiking with her Great Dane.

Jole Gibson, Coordinator

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Jole Gibson, Coordinator - BioPark Fitness Center

Jole’ Gibson has been with the University of Maryland for over 10 years and is currently oversees day to day operations at the BioPark.  An alumnus of Norfolk State University, Jole’ is a certified Personal Trainer and certified RAD (Rape Aggression Defense) Instructor.  Jole’ enjoys volunteering, working out, being surrounded with family and friends.  Her favorite quote is “Be Honest with Thy Self.”

Archie Griffin, Program Management Specialist

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William "Archie" Griffin, Program Management Specialist - Safety Education

William “Archie” Griffin joined URecFit in 2009 as Program Management Specialist.  Archie attended the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and has retired with 25 years of service as a Corporal in 2009 as a Police Officer for the University of Maryland.  A RAD Instructor at URecFit (Rape Aggression Defense), Archie is a newly appointed Executive Board Member for RAD Systems.  Archie’s favorite quote is by Anthony Jay, “The only real training for leadership is leadership.”

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Open Position, Coordinator - Sports Programs

Emily

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Emily Eskew, Coordinator - Fitness

Emily was born and raised in Virginia and is new to Baltimore and Maryland area. In 2010, Emily received her Bachelor's of Science from Radford University in Exercise, Sport, and Health Sciences with a concentration in Health Promotion and Education. She more recently has studied at Virginia Tech in the Master's of Public Health Program focusing on Health Education. In her spare time, Emily loves to travel, paint, run, or explore new activities with friends and close family.

Facility Supervisors

Sean Kelly

Sean

Sean Kelly graduated from University of Maryland in 2011 with a B.S. in Biology and is now attending the University Of Maryland School Of Pharmacy.  In addition to working for URecFit, Sean is also a pharmacy technician at the Johns Hopkins Hospital   Originally from New Jersey, he enjoys playing most sports especially soccer and beach volleyball.  Sean likes staying active and will often be found working out when he is not on shift.  Feel free to say “Hello!” when you see him!

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Brad

Brad was born and raised in North Carolina and attended the University of North Carolina for undergrad before starting dental school at the University of Maryland Baltimore Brad has been working at URecFit since August 2012. In his free time, he enjoys exploring all that Baltimore has to offer, whether that is going to an O's game, going for a walk around the harbor, or attending one of the many events the city has to offer.

Dani Paul

Danielle

Dani graduated from the University of Maryland in 2012 with a B.S. in Psychology. She is currently attending the University of Maryland, School of Nursing, pursuing her BSN. Dani is originally from Parkton, Maryland and she loves leading an active and healthy lifestyle. In her free time, she enjoys biking, hiking, swimming, and kayaking. Dani loves interacting with the patrons and staff, so when you see her walking around the gym, feel free to stop and chat!

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Laura

Laura graduated from Butler University in 2010 with a B.S. in Exercise Science and Minor in dance. She is currently attending the University of Maryland School of Medicine’s Physical Therapy program. Originally from the great Dairyland of Madison, Wisconsin, she enjoys taking road trips to new places, listening to live music, and hiking in her spare time. While you may have seen her working previously on the fitness floor, she is always willing to help out a new or familiar face!

Andrea

Andrea graduated from Golf Coast University with a B.S. in Political Science and is currently attending the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. Andrea was born in Euador and moved to Florida at a young age. She loves to travel and is currently seeking a career in the international legal field.

Linda

Linda graduated from the University of Maryland, College Park with a B.S. in Public Health. She worked as a health and wellness outreach coordinator before starting her career in the Dental Hygiene program. Linda is from China and has lived in NYC before moving to Baltimore. She enjoys cooking, singing, painting and dancing.

Sam

Sam is currently a University of Maryland, School of Nursing student who attended the University of Maryland, College Park. Sam is from Harford County, Maryland so it's no surprise she loves the outdoors. She also enjoys spending time with friends, going to concerts, exploring different places and running. Sam is new to the city, so feel free to say hi!

Program & Facility Specialists

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Jake Eisman, Fitness & Client Relations Specialist

Jake is originally from Highland Village, Texas (30 minutes north of Dallas).  He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a Business focus from The University of Texas at Dallas.  During his undergraduate years, he played outfield for the collegiate baseball team.  Prior to joining URecFit, Jake was involved in campus recreation for four years working at UT – Dallas and University of Vermont.  In his spare time, Jake enjoys working out, playing golf when possible, cooking, being around friends and family, and watching and attending sporting events (primarily baseball and football – go Red Sox and Longhorns!).

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Matthew Cole, Aquatics & Safety Education Specialist

Matthew is originally from Nashville Tennessee and is new to the City of Baltimore. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology and Psychology from the University of Tennessee in 2011. During his time as an undergraduate at Tennessee, Matthew worked for nearly four years as a head lifeguard, swim instructor, and Red Cross instructor in campus recreation. During his graduate studies at Tennessee, Matthew served as the Graduate Assistant of Aquatics where he managed a large student staff and two competitive pools. In his spare time, Matthew enjoys cycling, Olympic lifting, and spending time with his fiance and their Labradane, Trace.

Dave Oglesby

Dave Oglesby, Intramural Sports Specialist

Originally from Durham, NC, Dave completed both his Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Management and his Masters of Education in Sports Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. Prior to URecFit, Dave was the Director of Operations for 3 years for the VCU Volleyball Program. He also interned with the Richmond Kickers Professional Soccer Team and most recently worked with the Richmond Metropolitan Sports Backers in event management and promotion. In his free time he enjoys playing soccer and watching college sports.