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State Director

Jill Isabelle

Jill is a UMass Amherst graduate with a B.A. with honors in Women's Studies with a concentration in community health. Prior to joining Campus Recreation in 2009, Jill was a manager, aerobics director and personal trainer at Ultimate Fitness in Hadley, MA and sales account executive at HRD Press, Inc. in Amherst, MA. Jill has competed in fitness and bodybuilding competitions. Jill holds several certifications, including Spinning® and yoga, and is a First Aid/CPR/AED instructor through the American Red Cross.



Alexis Gross

Alexis began working for UMass in 2022 as the Facility Operations and Aquatics Coordinator. Prior to this, she received her M.A. from Rowan University for Higher Education Administration in 2022. At Rowan, she worked as the Graduate Coordinator of Facilities and Operations for the Department of Campus Recreation. Prior to that, she attended Montclair State University and received her Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Data Analysis in 2020. Alexis holds a Lifeguard/CPRO Instructor certification from the American Red Cross. Outside of UMass, she is involved in helping at the Boys and Girls Club teaching swim lessons and coaching a local swim team.

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John LeDoux - Assumption University 

John graduated from Assumption University in 2020 (formerly Assumption College). He received his degree in health sciences with a concentration in physical therapy. He is completing his masters in health care administration. John is the Assistant Director of Recreation at Assumption which oversees the intramural and wellness programs. He has received several certifications through the National Academy of Sports Medicine including his CPT and CNC. John is also an Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for some of the varsity teams at Assumption. John's is a member of the International Natural Bodybuilding Federation and competes in his spare time. 


State Student Leader

Chelsea Crane- UMass Amherst

Chelsea is currently a rising Senior from the basketball capital of the world (Connecticut). She is majoring in English and minoring in Business. She started at the rec center as a lifeguard and now serves as an Operations Supervisor. She is LGI certified and teaches lifeguarding classes as well as swim lessons. Chelsea is very involved in the UMass Club Swim team where she serves on the executive board as the head coach. She is also a massive Yogi and practices daily, often at the rec center. Our side of the rec, this summer Chelsea will be the Aquatics Director for Girl Scout Camp An-Se-Ox. 

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