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DePaul Athletics Adds Three New Staff Members



CHICAGO – DePaul has added three new members of its athletic department into newly created positions it was announced today by Blue Demon Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.

 

 

Alicia Powers Named Sports Information Assistant

 

CHICAGO -- DePaul has named Alicia Powers the new Sports Information Assistant it was announced today by Blue Demon Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.

 

Powers has spent the past two years as the Blue Demons’ Sports Information Graduate Assistant working as the main contact for DePaul’s volleyball and softball programs along with assisting at the 2005 NCAA Men’s Basketball Chicago Regional. In her new position, she will serve as the main contact for the DePaul volleyball, softball, cross country and track and field programs.

 

Prior to joining DePaul, Powers was a student at Illinois where she spent a year working in the Fighting Illini Sports Information department and handled such projects as the Scholar-Athlete Banquet program and assisted with event management for the Big Ten Championships in Indoor Track & Field, women’s gymnastics and women’s tennis along with the NCAA Men’s Regional Tennis Championships.

 

Powers also worked for the Illinois Rural Recreation Development Project, the Kankakee Valley Park District and the National Laboratory for Tourism and eCommerce during her collegiate days.

 

A native of Kankakee, Ill. Powers is a 2003 graduate of Illinois and is currently pursing a graduate degree in New Media Studies and DePaul.

 

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Jarett Mason Named Assistant Director of Sports Medicine

 

CHICAGO -- DePaul has named Jarett Mason Assistant Director of Sports Medicine it was announced today by Blue Demon Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.

 

Mason has spent two years at DePaul working as both a graduate assistant and assistant director in the Sports Medicine department. As the assistant director he spent the 2003-04 season working primarily with the women’s basketball team and handled the day-to-day operations as the insurance coordinator. Mason has also worked with the Blue Demon men’s soccer, men’s and women’s tennis and men’s golf teams.

 

Prior to his first stint with the Blue Demons, Mason spent a year as the head athletic trainer at Weber High School in Odgen, Utah while also aiding three physical therapists at Northern Physical Therapy Services in Odgen.

 

Mason was a student athletic trainer at Michigan from 1997-2000 and he worked with the Wolverine football, baseball, gymnastics, track and field, men’s hockey and men’s tennis teams. He earned a B.S. with Distinction in athletic training and movement science in 2000 and was named Michigan’s Student Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2000.

 

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Steve Meints Named Assistant Director of Athletic Business & Financial Affairs

 

CHICAGO -- DePaul has named Steve Meints Assistant Director of Athletic Business and Financial Affairs it was announced today by Blue Demon Athletic Director Jean Lenti Ponsetto.

 

Meints spent the past year working in the Athletic Department’s Business & Financial Affairs office as a student assistant. Meints also participated as the Director of DePaul’s student spirit group the Blue Crew during the 2003-04 athletic year and has served as the student representative on DePaul’s Athletic Board.

 

Meints earned an accounting degree from DePaul this past June.

 

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