Staff Directory


Ryan McNicholasDirector, Campus Recreation

Ryan McNicholas

(330) 941-2207

Ryan is a proud YSU alumni, receiving his Bachelor degree in Exercise Science in 2005 and his Master in Health & Human Service in 2008 from YSU. 

My favorite thing about YSU Campus Recreation is working with the student staff, seeing their development of skills, and telling my infamous Dad Jokes!




Cameron AdamsAssistant Director, Operations & Guest Services

Cameron Adams

(330) 941-3369

I graduated from Slippery Rock University and Washington State University with a Bachelors and Masters degree in Sport Management, then before coming to YSU I worked at Washington State University as the Coordinator of Facility Operations for nearly 5 years. 

What I like most about working at Campus Rec is the people, everyone is fun to be around and really enjoys what they do so that makes work so much easier to do!

RJ MarkowitzCoordinator, Adventure Recreation


R.J. Markowitz

(330) 941-1964

I am an 2 time YSU Beeghly College of Education alumnus with a love for the outdoors.  I really enjoy watching and taking part in the long term development of the students who work and recreate within our department.






Domonique SakCoordinator, Competitive Sports & Summer Camps

Domonique Sak

(330) 941-2239

Domonique hails from the hometown of Rochester, NY and earned MSEd in Physical Education and Athletic Administration from SUNY Brockport.

My favorite part of YSU Campus Rec is our bold programming efforts in order to captivate and enhance the student experience







Recreation Program Manager

Marko Marinkovich

(330) 941-1973


Marko is a proud penguin, earning two degrees from Youngstown State University! He has worked in some capacity with Campus Recreation for nearly 40 years. He enjoys spending time with his daughters and enjoys going to Church! 

His favorite thing about working at Campus Recreation is sharing an office with Dan! Felix & Oscar! 




Amanda ReardonMembership & Marketing Coordinator

Amanda Reardon

(330) 941-2245

Amanda is a proud YSU alumna with a BS in Business Administration and former YSU Track and Field athlete.   

Her favorite part of working in the Campus Recreation is working with the student staff and watching them transform in productive members of society.




   Shirley Hodge in Gray shirt

  Business Operations Specialist 2

  Shirley Hodge 

  (330) 941-7291

 Shirley is a YSU alumnus.  She has worked in four different departments on campus and really enjoys working with the students.  Over her years at YSU, she has made many friends from   students, staff, faculty, and administration.   




Dina Fabry

Dina Fabry

Fitness & Wellness Coordinator

(330) 941- 3731

Dina is a YSU alumnus who received her Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science in 2014. She then received her Master’s degree in Health and Physical Activity in 2015 at the University of Pittsburgh.

My favorite things about YSU Campus Recreation are the opportunities available for student development/goal achievement, watching students grow into professionals, and the fun and welcoming environment.



Facility Operations
Gabrielle Wagner



Kiah Powell

Competive Sports & Summer Camps 

Kiah Powell


Kiah is a first year graduate student studying Clinical Mental Health Counseling. She enjoys fitness through weight lifting and competitive sports as well as watching sports with her family. Kiah chose the department of Campus Recreation because of its commitment to student engagement and the fun work environment.






Fitness & Wellness GA

Blake Niefield