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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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Alyssa Doslea Fitness Coordinator, Wellness & Special Events Recreational Sports and Fitness

Alyssa joined American University in November 2022. She coordinates wellness initiatives and special events. She is a National Board Certified Health and Wellness Coach and is currently completing her

Dioni Gonzalez Assistant Director, Membership Services and Promotion Recreational Sports and Fitness

Dioni joined American University in August 2021. She oversees Member Services and the front desk operations for Recreational Sports and Fitness. She is currently completing her Master's in Sport & Rec

  (202) 885-6049

Alexander Harris Fitness Facility Manager Recreational Sports and Fitness

Alec arrived at AU as a graduate student in the fall of 2021. He brings experience from community, clinical, private, and corporate health settings. He enjoys spending his time mountain biking, fly fi

  (202) 885-6282

Christopher Nasti Associate Director, Recreational Sports & Fitness Recreational Sports and Fitness

Chris joined American University in August 2015. He oversees fitness and wellness programming and fitness center operations for Recreational Sports and Fitness. Prior to arriving at AU, Chris worked i

  (202) 885-6048

Michael Rosengart Adjunct Instructor Recreational Sports and Fitness

Michael Rosengart joined American University in January of 2022. Michael is the Fitness Coordinator of Personal Training and Fitness Services for Recreational Sports and Fitness at American University

Garrett Schmidt Assistant Director, Competitive Sports Recreational Sports and Fitness

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 Recreational Sports and Fitness

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 Recreational Sports and Fitness

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

  (202) 885-6272

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