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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

 

2017-2018 Graduate Assistants

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Richelle Carach
Richelle is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration Program.  She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Business Marketing from Nova Southeastern University.  A four-year member of the Women's Basketball team at NSU, she received an MVP Award and a Coach's Award. She has coached in youth basketball camps, and was a Game Time and Special Events Marketing Intern at the Fort Myers Miracle.  In her free time, Richelle enjoys an active lifestyle that includes sports, travel, and listening to country music.  
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Will Chesney
Will is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration Program.  Born and raised in Knoxville, TN, he earned a Bachelor of Education degree with a major in Sport Management from East Tennessee State University.  He was a four-year member of the ETSU Baseball team, and coached baseball in two high schools.  A life-long sports enthusiast, Will is now concentrating on his new passion for developing a career in the business side of sports.  He is interested in earning professional credentials as an athletic director, a sports agent, or in the golf industry, where his dream is to work on the PGA tour.   

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Staci Imel
Staci is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration Program.  A gymnast for 18 years. she served as Gymnastics Club Captain at Tennessee Tech University, where she earned a Bachelor of Exercise Science degree. Staci has coached gymnastics for four years, and is now pursuing graduate education in Sport Administration with the goal of identifying her niche in the sports industry through coursework and internships. 

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Sean Adams
Sean 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 Health Fitness Specialist from East Carolina University.  He has experience in Strength and Conditioning, Circuit Training and Personal Training.  Sean has been a Strength and Conditioning intern for several major universities including Vanderbilt, Wake Forest, and East Carolina University.  He enjoys drawing and working out, and is a huge fan of the hometown Tennessee Titans.


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Bekkah Crisp
Bekkah is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration program.  She earned a Bachelor of Liberal Arts degree with a major in Business Administration from Austin College in Sherman, TX.  She has been teaching and coaching volleyball, basketball and track for the 5th - 12th graders in east Texas for six years.  Bekkah is pursuing her Master of Sport Administration at Belmont with aspirations of working in collegiate or professional sports.  Through sports she has had the opportunities to travel to Lyon, France with the U.S. Paralympic Track and Field Team for the world championships, and to Lisbon, Portugal for a sport-based mission trip.  In her free time Bekkah enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, watching sports, and listening to country music.

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Paul Turner
Paul is a Graduate Teaching Assistant in the Department of Sport Science and a graduate student in the Master of Sport Administration Program.  He earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Exercise Science and a minor in Strength and Conditioning from Belmont University.  Paul has experience in Sports Medicine, Strength and Conditioning, and Personal Training.  He has spent two seasons interning with the Vanderbilt University Football team.  Paul enjoys working out, playing basketball, and exploring new restaurants around Nashville in his free time.