Karen Landis, Associate Director of Athletics for Recreation Services
Karen joined the Recreation Services team in August 2013. On staff at Bucknell for the last eight years, first in the Dean of Student's office as assistant director of fraternity and sorority affairs from 2005-08, and from 2008-2013 in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations as an assistant director in charge of major campus events.
From 2000-03, Landis was assistant director of athletics for business and finance at Saint Mary's College in Moraga, Calif. She also has athletics experience working in the ticket office at VCU in 1999-2000 and as an assistant women's lacrosse coach at Davidson in 1999. A 1995 graduate of Drexel University, she was a four-year member of the Dragons' varsity women's lacrosse team. She earned a master's degree in sports leadership and administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2000. Karen and her husband Tim reside in Lewisburg with their four children: TJ, Jordan, Jackson and Charlie.
Angelia Bixler, Membership Services and Communication Design Assistant
Angelia is a Graphic Designer who joined the Bucknell Athletics and Recreation staff in April 2017. She is a Kutztown University graduate with a degree in Communication Design, Advertising Concentration. Her experience includes advertising and graphic design for The Central Penn Business Journal and Central Penn Parent Magazine, Harrisburg, PA as well as freelance design. She is the proprietor of Creative Ramblers Pottery. She provides membership support to the Kenneth G. Langone Athletic and Recreation Center and Communication Design support to Bucknell’s Varsity Athletic Programs.
Jarrin Campman, Assistant Director of Recreation Services
Jarrin is a 2013 graduate of Lycoming College, where he was also a four-year member of the Warrior football team. He earned his Master’s degree in Sport Management Studies with a concentration in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration from California University of Pennsylvania in 2015. Jarrin joined the Bucknell University Recreation Services team in August 2016. He has a passion for fitness and sports, which consume most of his free time.
Lesia Schinnerer, Tennis Instructor
Lesia played 1st singles and 1st doubles for the University of Richmond and was ranked top 10 in the NCAA doubles her senior year. She competed professionally and earned singles and doubles WTA ranking. Prior to coming to Bucknell, Lesia worked as a tennis pro at a Huron Valley Tennis Club and Travis Pointe Country Club in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Vanessa Smoley, Personal Fitness Trainer
Started with Bucknell in 2012 and has been personal training for 15 years. She currently holds the following certifications; Exercise Science Alliance Strength & Conditioning, International Kettlebell Fitness Federation, and Mad Dogg Spinning. In 2004, Vanessa received her professional figure bodybuilding status and competed in figure bodybuilding competitions until 2011 when she retired.
Vanessa takes great joy in providing quality, customized training to a diverse group of clientele. In her own training experience and education, she always sought to keep as much variety as possible, which helps her offer a broad range of training techniques and styles to her clients.
Mike Caputo, Certified and Licensed Athletic Trainer
Mike is employed by Geisinger Health Systems as a Certified Athletic Trainer and is responsible for providing athletic training and injury care services to club sport student-athletes at Bucknell. Immediately after graduation from Lock Haven University in 2013, he started his employment at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA within the Orthopaedic Orthotics department. In addition to working in the Orthopaedic clinic, Mike has provided medical coverage for all of the Bucknell club athletes with a higher focus on greater contact sports like Rugby, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse. Aside from his work with Geisinger and Bucknell, Mike also serves in the United States Army as a reservist.
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