Lucas M. | Recreational Services
The University of Iowa

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Position: CRWC Facility Supervisor

Year/Major: Senior, Sports and Recreation Management

Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa

How long have you worked for us?: 4 years

What have you learned working here?: I learned how to effectively manage my time between this job and my schoolwork. I also learned how to work with a diverse student staff. The past two years we have had a very close knit staff and it has been an absolute joy to work with them. 

What is something interesting about yourself?: I like collecting sneakers! I started as a freshman in high school and it's gotten pretty large. I actually stopped keeping track when I hit 100 pairs last year.

What do you like to do in your spare time?: I love playing slow pitch softball over the spring, summer, and fall as well as participating in intramural sports throughout the school year. 

What is one thing you wish everyone knew about your position?: I wish everyone knew how great it is to work with our staff. I've met so many great people and made lifelong friends. It's just fantastic to work with them every shift. 

Do you have any plans after graduation?: I'm applying for Graduate Assistant positions in campus rec so I can get my masters and hopefully make my way back to the University of Iowa's Rec Services program.

If you could eat any food every day for the rest of your life with no health consequences, what would it be?: My mom's spaghetti with meat sauce.

What Lucas's supervisor has to say about him: "Luke is simply wonderful. He has worked for our department since his freshman year and we have seen tremendous growth! He is extremely dedicated to the success of our staff and has embraced all the challenges we have given him over the years. We love his leadership and can't wait to see how he dominates this field in the future! Go Luke and go Hawks!" -Mallory Valentine, Coordinator, Facility Operations


*Lucas was nominated for Faces of RecServ in Fall 2017