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Graduate Assistants

Current Graduate Assistant Positions:

Belmont Sport Science Department:  Graduate Teaching Assistantships

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:

http://belmontbruins.com/information/graduateAssistantships/index

 


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.

Luis Aguilar

Luis Aguilar
Luis is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program at Belmont.  He received his Bachelor of Science with a major in Exercise Science from Belmont University.  He has experience in athletic training, circuit training and personal training.  Luis has been a volunteer subject of several research studies ranging from the effectiveness of High Intensity Interval Training (HITT) to a research study that tested the accuracy of pedometers.  He enjoys climbing and is a fan of Liverpool Football Club.


Kristina Taylor

Kristina Taylor
Kristina is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration Program at Belmont.  Kristina earned a Bachelor of Education degree in Physical Education from Gonzaga University, while minoring in Sport Management.  While attending school, she interned with the WHL team the Spokane Chiefs as a promotions intern as well as becoming an ACSM Certified Personal Trainer.  Kristina is originally from Kenai, Alaska and in her free time she enjoys staying active, watching sports (hockey being her favorite), and spending time with family and friends.

Tiffany Williams

Tiffany Williams
Tiffany received her Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from Wingate University.  She played on the Varsity Women's Tennis Team all four years.  She was an active executive board member of the Students of Wingate Athletic Training club all four years and was president of the club her final year.  In 2014, she participated in a study abroad program to Australia that focused on sport in Australia.  Tiffany is originally from North Carolina.  In her free time, she enjoys playing and watching sports, hanging out with friends, and loves to travel.