Campus Recreation and Wellness


Campus Recreation and Wellness Professional Staff

Contact Us 

Campus Recreation & Wellness 
128 Student Recreation Center 
Greenville, NC  27858

Administration Office (252) 328-6387 
Customer Service (252) 328-6911 
Inclement Weather Hotline (252) 328-6443
Fax (252) 328-6562 

CRW Director

Willie Ehling

Willie Ehling
Campus Recreation & Wellness Director

Phone:  (252) 328-6387

Willie received his B.A. and M.S. from Appalachian State University. He began his Campus Recreation career here at East Carolina University and has worked at Georgia Southern University, The University of Central Florida, and most recently George Mason University. 

Fun Fact: Willie and his wife enjoy movies and spending time with their two dogs -Sassy and Sam, a Maltese and a Shiatzu/Poodle. Willie umpires baseball as a hobby when they are not taking time to see their three grandchildren. 

Assessment and Research


Brian Stutz
Assistant Director for Research and Assessment

Phone: (252) 757-4892

Brian is originally from Aurora, IL and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Stout. He received a B.S. in Vocational Rehabilitation as well as a minor is Speech. Brian received a Masters of Science in Higher Education at the University of Kansas. He came to Pirate Nation in 2010 where he worked with Campus Living until recently where he works with CRW in Assessment, Research, and Retention

Fun Fact: Brian coaches volleyball in Greenville and continues to play volleyball any chance he can. 



Gena Musselwhite
Accounting Assistant

Phone: (252) 328-1563


Cortney Hagans

Cortney Hagans
Accounting Assistant

Phone:  (252) 328-


Facilities & Club Sports


Alan Nielson
Senior Assistant Director of Facilities

Phone: (252) 328-4946

Job Responsibilities: CRW at Health Sciences Student Center


Brad Avenia
Assistant Director of Outdoor Facilities

Phone: (252) 328-1576

Job Responsibilities: Outdoor facilities and outdoor reservations. 

Justin Waters

Justin Waters
Assistant Director of Club Sports

Phone: (252) 737-2713



Selena Barrow
Housekeeping Supervisor

Phone: (252) 328-4944

Selena was born in Greenville, N.C. and grew up in Wilmington N.C. She graduated from N.C Wesleyan College with a BS in Business Administration and a BS in Computer Information with an emphasis in management. She began her career at ECU in 2006 as Building Environmental Manager with the SRC Facilities department. She oversees full time housekeepers and manages students serving community service on campus. 

Fun Fact: Selena and her husband own a small commercial cleaning service employing part time cleaning people. They have one daughter, Jenna, in cosmetology school. 


Kristen Byrum
Coordinator of Customer Experiences 

Phone: (252) 328-4949

Job Responsibilities: Customer Service and Main Office Operations. 

Hannah Roberts

Hannah Roberts
Coordinator of Club Sports and Reservations

Phone: (252) 328-2995

Job Responsibilities: Club Sports and Indoor Reservations

Jeff Blumenthal

Jeff Blumenthal
Coordinator of Aquatics, Boathouse & Safety Services

Phone: (252) 737-4418

Jeff received his B.S. in Kinesiology Studies from Illinois State University in 2015. He went on to be the Graduate Assistant of Aquatics at Bowling Green State University where he received a Masters of Education in Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies with a focus in Leisure and Tourism Studies in 2017. Jeff joined the Pirate Family in July of 2017. 

Fun Fact: Jeff was born and raised in Chicago and is a huge Chicago Cubs fan! 

Cam Pendergraph

Cameron Pendergraph
Graduate Assistant for Facilities and Club Sports

Phone:  (252) 328-2995

Cameron was born in Raleigh, N.C. and grew up in Benson, N.C. He graduated from East Carolina University (ECU) with a B.S. in Parks and Recreation Management, Minor in Sports Studies, and a minor in Business Administration. He is now obtaining his Masters in Public Administration at ECU. He began his career at ECU in 2010 as an Intramural Sports Official and has continued to work for CRW throughout his undergraduate career. He has recently became the Graduate Assistant for Facilities. He assist with facility needs, indoor reservations, and is also involved in Club Sport. 

Fun Fact: In his free time, Cameron love to play golf and enjoys traveling to golf courses he has never played before. 

Leadership & Programs


Dr. Greg Corack
Associate Director for Leadership and Programs

Interim Associate Director for Facilities 

Phone:  (252) 328-1564

Greg received his B.S. and M.S. in Sport Management from James Madison University, and he Ed.D in Educational Leadership from Eastern Kentucky University. He began his Campus Recreation career at Eastern Kentucky University, and joined the Pirate family in June 2016. 

Fun Fact: Greg is an avid Washington Redskins fan and loves spending time with his wife and two daughters. 


Mark Parker
Senior Assistant Director of Intramural Sports and Youth & Family

Phone: (252) 328-1567

Mark graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Sports Management from Campbell University and went on to earn a Masters of Exercise and Sports Sciences in Sports Management from the University of Florida. He served as the graduate assistant for intramural sports at the University of Florida, and later as the coordinator of intramural sports and special events at Washington State University, prior to coming to East Carolina University in 2005. In his ten-year career with ECU, Mark has coordinated intramural sports, special events, volunteers and summer camps. 

Fun Fact: The love of sports must run in the family, as Mark has an identical twin who referees high school and college football and basketball. 


Jon Wall
Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth & Family

Phone: (252) 328-1567

Jon graduated with a B.S. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from N.C. State University in 2006. He went on to get his M.S. in Recreation and Park Management from East Carolina University in 2009. He has worked as the Coordinator of Intramural Sports and Youth and Family since 2009. 

Fun Fact: Jon lived overseas in Amman, Jordan for 10 years when he was younger and loves spending time with his wife Claudia and daughter Reagan. He also hasn't been to a barber since 2003.  


Jenny Gregory
Coordinator for Promotions, Staff Development & Special Events

Phone: (252) 328-4942

Jenny earned her Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from East Carolina University, and went on to complete her Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Florida Institute of Technology. She began working with Campus Recreation and Wellness in 2005 overseeing the customer service area, and currently works supervising the marketing and promotions department. 

Fun Fact: Jenny loves to spend time with her husband and two boys, going to the beach, hiking, paddling, running, biking and ending her day with a good movie.


Adrienne Fike
Assistant Director of Adventure Leadership

Phone:  (252) 328-1560

Adrienne is originally from Florida and received her B.S. in Hospitality, Recreation and Resort Management and her Master's in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of West Florida. She studied abroad with Outward Bound in Costa Rica and spent two years working for the Navy on a base in Florida. For the past two years, she was in charge of the Challenge Course at Eastern Kentucky University and joined the Campus Recreation & Wellness family in August 2016 as the Assistant Director for Adventure Leadership. 

Fun Fact: Adrienne was in the Circus and has a cat with no tail named Bob. 


Chad Baker
Leadership & Team Training Specialist 

Phone: (252)-328-2944

Chad is originally from Pennsylvania and graduated from Slippery Rock University in 2012. He received a B.S. in Resort Recreation Management and Tourism as well as a Minor is Business Administration. Chad started working at resorts in P.A. and on Cape Cod, then switched to working with adjudicated youth as an adventure based counselor. He came to ECU in 2016 to start his current position with Campus Recreation and Wellness. 

Fun Fact: Chad has traveled all over the world; loves disc golf, snowboarding, and all varieties of games.

Wellness and Fitness


Georgia Childs
Associate Director for Wellness & Fitness

Phone: (252) 328-5172


Georgia earned both her Bachelors of Science in Physical Education and Masters of Education in Health Education from East Carolina University. She worked as a health educator for seven years with the Pitt County Health Department before beginning her career at ECU in 2002. 

Fun Fact: Georgia loves to spend time with friends and family, particularly her son, and soaking up the sun at the beach. 

Ainsley Worrell

Ainsley Worrell
Senior Assistant Director of Wellness Peer Health 

Phone: (252) 328-6387

Ainsley earned his Bachelors of Arts in Information Systems in 2002 from Ferrum College in Ferrum, Virginia, and went on to complete a Masters of Science in Health Promotion Management from Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia in 2011. Ainsley joined Campus Recreation and Wellness this year, with more than ten years of experience working in student affairs in the departments of residence life, campus programs and leadership development working in planning, implementing and supporting activities that promote holistic wellness, engagement, and leadership development of university students. 

Fun Fact: Though he grew up in Virginia, Ainsley is origianlly from a small Parish called St. Mary in Jamaica and is a huge fan of music, and thus spends a good portion of his free time seeking out new artists. 


Lydia Hitchcock
Assistant Director for Wellness Living Learning Community

Phone: (252) 328-5771

Lydia graduated from East Carolina University with Bachelors of Science in Public Health Studies in 2013, and went on to earn her Masters of Art in Health Education and Promotion in 2015. In her three years with Campus Recreation and Wellness, Lydia has served as a peer health educator with Healthy P.I.R.A.T.E.S., an intern and a graduate assistant with the wellness program, and her latest role, as the assistant director for the wellness program. 

Fun Fact: Lydia loves exploring the area with her trusty companion, Aurora, her loving dog. 


Sam Combs
Assistant Director of Fitness

Phone: (252) 328-4947

Sam earned both his Bachelors and Masters of Arts in Flute Performance from East Carolina University. After school, his passion for exercise and fitness ultimately won over his passion for music. He's been a part of the Department of Campus Recreation and Wellness since 1996, and currently serves as the assistant director of fitness.  

Fun Fact: Dance Moms is Sam's all-time favorite show, and he encourages everyone to tune into the Lifetime Network on Tuesdays at 9:00pm. 


Suzanne McDonald
Assistant Director of Physical Activity and Wellness Education

Phone: (252) 328-6387

Suzanne earned her Bachelors of Science in Health Fitness from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and a Masters of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science with a concentration in Physical Activity and Promotion from East Carolina University. She began working with Campus Recreation and Wellness in 2003, and currently oversees personal training, mind, body and dance programs, and coordinates physical activity incentive programs. Suzanne is a certified health fitness specialist and is passionate about helping people find ways to fit physical activity into their daily routine. 

Fun Fact: In her free time, Suzanne likes to read, listen to music, spend time with her family, and spend as much time outside as possible.

Courtney Johnson Updated

Courtney Johnson
Coordinator of Fitness

Phone:  (252) 328-5791

Courtney earned her B.S. in Recreation, Sport and Tourism along with her minor in Leadership Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She then went on to earn her M.S. in Community Resources and Development: Parks and Recreation with a thesis titled "The Fitness Tourist: Goal Content of Exercisers in the Wellness Tourism Industry" at Arizona State University. She has been in the field of campus recreation since 2011 and began working with East Carolina University in 2017. Courtney is certified with the American Council on Exercise as a personal trainer and a group fitness instructor and holds several other certification in risk management and fitness. 

Fun Fact: Courtney has danced as an All-American with the Universal Dance Association in Italy and in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City. She loves wellness, outdoors, fitness and travel. During her lifetime she hopes to visit every country across the globe.