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Mission Statement

Recreational Sports & Fitness, a unit within the Department of Athletics and Recreation, provides facilities and programs designed to make it easy for the AU Community to be active. Recreational Sports & Fitness will serve the AU community with health, fitness and recreational programs to meet a variety of needs and interests of a diverse population to foster broad participation and encourage active lifestyles, provide a healthy release from academic rigor and develop lifelong habits of activity.

Staff Directory

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Dioni Gonzalez Assistant Director, Membership Services and Promotion ATH  | Recreational Sports & Fitness | Administration

Dioni joined American University in August 2021. She oversees the memberships services and promotions for Recreational Sports and Fitness. Dioni enjoys working with the AU RecFit team because she can

  (202) 885-6049

Michael Rosengart Adjunct Instructor ATH  | Recreational Sports & Fitness | Administration

Michael Rosengart brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to American University, where he currently serves as the Fitness Coordinator of Personal Training and Fitness Services for Recreational Sp

Garrett Schmidt Assistant Director, Competitive Sports ATH  | Recreational Sports & Fitness | Administration

Garrett is returning to AU and RecFit in January 2022 after a brief time away. In his current role, Garrett works with members of our campus community who use our recreational facilities and sport pro

  (202) 885-3053

Brenton Taylor Aquatics Facility Manager ATH  | Recreational Sports & Fitness | Aquatics

Brenton joined American University in July 2021. He comes to AU with 16 years of Aquatics experience. He oversees the Aquatics Facility Department.

  (202) 885-3099

Nancy Zhou Fitness Coordinator, Group Exercise & Instructional Programs ATH  | Recreational Sports & Fitness | Administration

Nancy joined American University in Fall 2022. She works with group fitness instructors and oversees exercise programs.

  (202) 885-6272

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