Director of Yates Field House
Meg Dimsa currently serves as the Director of Campus Recreation -Yates Field House at Georgetown University. She has 14 years of diverse experience in Higher Education and prior to her role as the Director, Meg joined the Yates Field House team in 2009 as the Director of Fitness.
Along with a variety of National Fitness Certifications, Meg holds a Masters Degree in Executive Leadership Management from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University, an M.Ed. in Kinesiology from Bowling Green State University and a B.S. degree in Sport Psychology from West Virginia University. With a true passion for academia, she is currently completing her Doctorate degree in Interdisciplinary Leadership at Creighton University.
In the Director role, Meg is focused on enhancing health, fitness, and physical wellness on Georgetown Univesity's campus through unique opportunities for students to engage in physical activity participation (e.g., co-curricular) as a means to enhance mental health, academic performance (e.g., curricular), break down barriers to physical activity and highlight an inclusive atmosphere, while also creating a fun and engaging on-campus experience!
Before joining the team at Georgetown University, Meg was the Manager of Fitness and Facilities at the University of Missouri (MizzouRec). During her four years at Mizzou, she managed all areas of fitness including Personal Training, Group Fitness, Preventative Maintenance, equipment purchasing, and fitness staff management.
Associate Director of Yates Field House, Director of Facilities
Assistant Director of Yates Field House | Director of Aquatics and Risk Management
Bethany arrived on the Hilltop in the fall of 1994 as the Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Coach/Director of Aquatics. In 2006, she left coaching to continue her role as Director of Aquatics, and take on additional responsibilities within Campus Recreation. In her role she is responsible for daily operations of the pool filter room, as well as scheduling and programming for the McCarthy Natatorium and teaching Red Cross basic and instructor level courses for the Georgetown community. Bethany also serves as the chairperson for the Leisure and Recreation Education program. Other roles she has taken on as a collegiate recreation professional are Chairman of the Aquatics Committee for the 2017 NIRSA Tri-venture Conference and Member of the Host Committee for the 2017 NIRSA National Conference.
Prior to her arrival at Georgetown, Bethany served as the Assistant Women's Swimming Coach at the U.S. Naval Academy from 1989-93. While coaching, she also served as a Physical Education Instructor, achieved the rank of lieutenant, and was awarded the Naval Achievement Medal for Excellence.
Bethany attended Eisenhower College and received her B.A. in political science after graduating from Hartwick College. In 1989 she obtained her Master’s in Education degree in Sports Management from Springfield College. Bethany achieved NCAA All- America status as a swimmer in the 50, 100 and 200 freestyle her sophomore through senior years in college. As a freshman at Eisenhower, Bethany was the NAIA national champion in the 50- and 100-freestyle. In 2002, Bethany was inducted into the Hartwick College Hall of Fame.
Bethany and her husband Brad enjoy rescuing guinea pigs, golf, and traveling to Arizona.
Assistant Director of Yates Field House | Evening Director
Ed Spriggs has served as the Assistant Director of Yates Field House since 2005. He is responsible for hiring, training and supervising regular and student staff. Before joining Campus Recreation, he spent 17 years on staff for the Georgetown University Athletic Department. Ed has a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology from Georgetown University. He is married and enjoys bicycling, traveling and spending time with his children and grandchildren.
Assistant Director of Yates Field House | Director of Fitness and Wellness
Maegen joined Yates Field House in November 2014 as the Assistant Fitness Director. In February 2017, Maegen assumed her current role as Assistant Director of Yates Field House and the Director of Fitness and Wellness. In her current position, she develops, implements, supervises, and evaluates the Group Fitness, Personal Training, and Wellness programs for the Georgetown community. She additionally oversees the fitness floor and all cardio and strength equipment, The Rack, and stretching areas in Yates. Maegen also serves as the Co-chair for the Student Affairs' Well-Being Committee. Maegen received her Bachelor's degree in Biology/Pre-medical Sciences from Coastal Carolina University, where she was also a 4-year starter on the Varsity Women's Soccer team. Maegen additionally received her Master's degree in Public Health, with a concentration in nutrition, from Campbell University. She additionally holds certifications as a Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, Spinning (R) Instructor, and TRX Instructor. Maegen thoroughly enjoys the outdoors; cycling, running, hiking, rock climbing, and camping are amongst her favorites. She is an avid foodie, cook, dog lover, shoe fanatic, and antique furniture flipper. An interesting fact about Maegen, she can't whistle!
Director of Membership | Pro Shop Manager
Kimberly started working on the Yates team in October of 1999 as the Administrative Assistant in the main office of Yates. In the early 2000s, Kimberly was promoted to Membership Manager and in 2015, Director of Membership. As the Director of Membership and Pro Shop Manager, you can find Kimberly working in the Pro Shop early mornings and spending time in the main office in the afternoon. As the Director of Membership, Kimberly is responsible for providing excellent customer service to all members of Yates Field House. She is responsible for welcoming new members while maintaining good relationships with our on-going members. Other responsibilities of the Director of Membership are managing the day-to-day operation of the main office of the Field House, working with the Yates team to provide the best services possible to our members and providing support to the Director of Yates. As the Pro Shop Manager, Kimberly is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Pro Shop which includes hiring and training staff and keeping the Pro Shop stocked with items members need to enjoy the facilities at Yates. Kimberly completed her postsecondary education at Bowie State University in Bowie, MD. When not at Yates, Kimberly enjoys spending her downtime with her husband, Troy, and the cutest little Bichon Frise, Buddy. If you were to ask Kimberly what she’s most passionate about, the answer would be “I’m passionate about my family. They give me the strength to be me.”
Director of Racquet Sports
Kathleen directs the racquet sports program at Yates Field House. She holds a B.A. from George Washington University, where she was a four-year tennis scholarship recipient, playing number one and two singles. As a junior player, she held a top-five ranking in the New England region and a national ranking. She was the Assistant Women's Tennis coach at Georgetown University from 1987-1993, and served as the Head Tennis Professional at Sutton Racquet Club from 1991-1999. She provides instruction to many children and adults ranging in skill level from novice to expert.
James "Wedge" Sullivan
Director of Intramural Sports
An Alabama native, Jim “Wedge” Sullivan came to Georgetown in August 1980 when he accepted an internship after completing Graduate School. In January 1981 as Yates expanded its professional staff he became the Assistant Evening Manager where he remained for a year.
In January 1983 Wedge became the first Assistant Director of Intramural Sports, Summer Camps and Special Programs where he remained until August 1987. Wedge then became the Director of Athletic Support Services and left Yates for McDonough Arena which became his home for the next 19 years. In September 2006 he came back to Yates as Director of Intramurals, Summer Camps and Special Programs where he remains today.
Assistant Director, Finance & Administration for the Division of Student Affairs
Abigail has been a member of the Georgetown community since 2014. In her roles, Abigail manages the financial and HR business processes of the department. She graduated from Elon University with a degree in Mathematics. Abigail enjoys playing basketball, running, going on walks around Georgetown, and exploring DC with her husband, Angel, and daughter, Luna.
Assistant Fitness Director
Christie joined the Yates Field House team in July of 2017 as the Assistant Fitness Director. She plans, coordinates, and implements various fitness and wellness programs in collaboration with the Yates Field House fitness and wellness team and across Student Affairs departments. Christie earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degree(s) in Exercise Science from East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. She was involved in Campus Recreation as a Group Fitness Instructor all throughout her college career and took on the role as the Strength and Conditioning Coach as a graduate assistant, developing and implementing exercise programs for Division II athletes. Outside of work, Christie can be found exploring the outdoors, biking, lifting weights, or heading to a Nats game. Her dream is to travel the world! Fun fact: Christie has never broken a bone (knock on wood)!
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
Haley joined the Yates Field House family in June 2018 as the Marketing and Communications Coordinator. In this role, she manages all marketing channels for the field house including social media, email newsletters, and print materials, works as Yates' primary graphic designer, develops marketing strategies with other Yates professional staff members, and assists with collaborating with various Georgetown University departments on partnered programs or events. Haley received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Photography at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she actively participated in Student Affairs and Campus Recreation. Prior to working at Yates, Haley worked in the Imaging Department at the National Geographic Society. When she's not at Yates, Haley can be found spending time with family, kayaking, and catching up on her reading list.
Recreation Center Supervisor
Randy, aka the Mayor of Georgetown, aka Golden Boy, has been with the Yates Field House Family for 30 years. As a result, we have so much information about him that we thought it best to just list everything to do him justice: He was born at Georgetown. Randy has been a Recreation Center Supervisor who has steadfastly opened Yates in the mornings. For. 30. Years. He’s that awesome. He went to the original Archbishop Carroll High School and was classmates with John Thompson Jr. He later received his Bachelor’s degree in Physical Education from Memphis State University. Has a taste for fine beverages and enjoys sunbathing out on the pool patio. Various jobs he’s had: Army Military Police stationed in Germany, substitute teacher for P.E. for D.C. and Maryland schools, educational support person for the Memphis State Men’s Basketball team, construction, bartender (shout out to Chas, who met Randy while also bartending and introduced him to Yates), manager of restaurants, and landlord.
Recreation Center Supervisor
Duane joined the Yates Field House Family in May 2007 as a lifeguard for the summer. He became an Assistant Evening Recreation Center Supervisor in the Fall while teaching elementary school during the week. In 2016, Duane became a full-time Evening Recreation Center Supervisor, where he remains today. Duane enjoys spending time with his family, being outdoors, and hiking.
Recreation Center Supervisor
Recreation Center Supervisor
Dennie has been a member of the Georgetown community for 26 years. Originally from La Ceiba, Honduras and later Boston, Massachusetts, he landed at Georgetown to study English and Psychology. While pursuing his Bachelor's degree, Dennie served as a manager and practice player for the Georgetown Hoyas basketball team, and also worked for Yates as maintenance personnel and an Intramural Sports official. After graduating, he accepted a full-time supervisor position here and has been with the Yates Family ever since. When he's not at Yates, Dennie enjoys spending time with his wife and three children.