Current Graduate Assistant Positions:
Belmont Sport Science Department: Graduate Teaching Assistantships
**There are (4) GTA positions available during the 2013-2014 academic year.
When applying for a GTA position, you must have both (GTA and MSA) applications completed and submitted by the February 1 deadline. Please send only your GTA application to:
Dr. Sarah Adams
Department of Sport Science
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212
Belmont Athletic Department: Belmont Athletics is no longer accepting graduate assistant applications for the 2013-2014. However, applications are now being accepted for an internship in Academic Support. Please see the link below.
Click here for more information on the Department of Fitness and Recreation GA positions.
Click here for more information on the 2013-2014 Academic Support internship position.
2012-2013 Graduate Assistants
Luke is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science. He received his Bachelor of Science at Palm Beach Atlantic University in Business Management and played NCAA Division II tennis all four years there and became nationally ranked in doubles. Luke was the men's tennis team representative for Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and was captain of the men's tennis team his Junior and Senior years. He enjoys staying active and playing and watching most sports, particularly football. He was born and raised his entire life in Debary, FL., and in his free time, he enjoys hanging out with friends, going to concerts, and continuing to develop in his faith.
Lauren is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science while obtaining her Masters in Sport Administration. Lauren earned a Bachelor of Arts at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Her major was in Communications with a minor in Criminal Justice. While attending Fairleigh Dickinson, Lauren was a member of the women’s golf team. She also participated on campus’s student-athlete advisory committee (SAAC) and was Vice President for 2 years. In 2009 she was chosen to represent the Northeast Conference on NCAA Division I SAAC. Lauren is originally from Haddam, Connecticut. She has one younger brother who currently studies at UCONN. In her free time she enjoys being outdoors, playing a variety of sports, and volunteering at animal shelters.
Lara Jabour is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science. Lara earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Science, with a minor in Athletic Training from Belmont University. Lara is very excited to be continuing her education at Belmont University by pursuing a Master’s in Sport Administration. Lara is originally from Oak Park, IL. She enjoys spending her free time with friends and family, seeing movies, staying active and traveling. Her favorite TV show is the Big Bang Theory.
John is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program at Belmont. John earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Ashland University, majoring in Business Management with minors in Accounting and Information Systems. While attending Ashland University, John competed on the baseball team. From August 2011 to May 2012, he was a full-time Game Operations Intern at Miami University where he was the primary sport coordinator of Volleyball and Men’s Basketball. John is originally from Marion, Ohio. In his free time he enjoys spending time with family and friends, fishing, boating, watching movies, and working out.
Jessica Owens is a GTA in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program at Belmont. Jessica earned a Bachelor of Science from Samford University with a major in Exercise Science. At Samford University she also was a member of the softball team. Jessica is originally from Fort Walton Beach, FL. In her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, going to the beach as well as playing the guitar. She also loves participating and watching sports such as softball, baseball, basketball, and football.
Derrick Pentico is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Administration. Derrick earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Nebraska Wesleyan University in Business Administration, as well as a minor in coaching. Derrick is pursuing a master’s degree in Sport Administration at Belmont University. He played baseball at Nebraska Wesleyan University. In his free time he enjoys spending time with his family and friends, participating in and watching most any sport activities, and growing in his faith.