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Graduate Assistants

Current Graduate Assistant Positions:

Belmont Sport Science Department:  Graduate Teaching Assistantships

We are no longer accepting Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) applications for the 2015 - 2016 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. Patrick Schneider
Department of Sport Science
1900 Belmont Boulevard
Nashville, TN 37212

Belmont Athletic Department:

For information about graduate assistant and internship positions available in Belmont University's Department of Athletics, please visit the link below:


Department of Fitness and Recreation:

Fitness and Recreation are currenlty accepting applications for the Fall 2015-2016 academic year. For more information, please view the link below:

Fitness and Recreation Graduate Supervisor

2015-2016 Graduate Assistants

Garrett Royster

Garret Royster
Garrett is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program at Belmont. Garrett earned a Bachelor of Art degree in Economics from Wake Forest University, while minoring in Anthropology. While attending school, he worked for Wake Forest Athletics and was the Campus Director for Global LEAD, a study abroad program.  He was a Marketing Intern at Wake Forest where he was the promotions and operations coordinator of Baseball and Men’s Basketball. Garrett is originally from Winston-Salem, NC and in his free time he enjoys spending time at the pool, running, fishing, golfing, watching sports, and traveling. 

Danielle Straw

Danielle Straw
Danielle is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science. She received her Bachelor of Science in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater with a degree in Physical Education, Health Education, Adapted Physical Education and Coaching. She played on the Women's Club Volleyball team there and was the Vice President for the club her junior and senior years. In her free time, she loves going to country music concerts, watching and playing sports, and hanging out with friends and family.


Jordan Weinandt

Jordan Weinandt
Jordan is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program at Belmont. Jordan received her Bachelor of Science from Nebraska Wesleyan University with a degree in Psychology and Sports Management. She played women's basketball for Nebraska Wesleyan and worked in the Weary Center for intramurals.  She was an intern for the nonprofit organization, DREAM that worked with at risk children in Omaha Nebraska. Jordan is originally from Fremont Nebraska and in her free time she enjoys spending time with her nephews, friends, and family, playing and watching sports, and loves anything that involves country music.