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Graduate Assistants




Current Graduate Assistant Positions:

Belmont Sport Science Department:  Graduate Teaching Assistantships

We are currently accepting Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) applications for the 2014-2015 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:

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




2014-2015 Graduate Assistants

Krister Andreassen

Krister, also known as Kris, is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science. From Oslo, Norway, Kris received his Bachelor of Science in Sports Management with an emphasis in Marketing from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. Kris earned the highest GPA in his graduating class and was also a four year started for NAIA and NCAA D2 men's soccer. He enjoys staying active, spending time with family and friends, movies, fashion and exploring new places.

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. 

Rolando Shannon


Rolando is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program at Belmont. Rolando earned his Undergraduate degree from Carson Newman University, where he also played football. He is a Nashville native and has enjoyed coaching basketball since graduating from Carson Newman. His favorite sports are basketball and boxing.

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.  




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