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Director: Dr. Lynn Jamieson
Dr. Lynn M. Jamieson is Associate Professor in the Department of Recreation and Park Administration at Indiana University and was formerly a Chair in the Recreation Administration program at California Polytechnic State University. In addition to academic appointments, Dr. Jamieson has served in administrative capacities in three park and recreation departments: Corpus Christi, Texas, San Diego, California and Johnson County, Kansas. She is co-author of two texts and author of numerous articles in the area of recreational sports, commercial recreation, management and tourism. In the area of research and evaluation, Dr. Jamieson has emphasized management, curriculum development in recreational sports, visitor behavior and youth development as it pertains to youth sport and leisure interest. Over 40 articles and 60 presentations have been delivered in her areas of expertise. She is a Certified Recreational Sports Specialist (CRSS), a member of the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), the Indiana Recreational Sports Association (IRSA), the North American Society of Sport Management (NASSM), and several other professional organizations that represent various aspects of the leisure industry. More recently, she has conducted lectures and research in China, Australia, and England on the topics of sport curriculum, research issues,and youth sport.

Associate Director: Dr. Sarah J. Young
Sarah Young is an Associate Professor for Indiana University in Recreation and Park Administration. Dr. Young teaches courses in the are of management. She has conducted research on trends in collegiate recreational sports, sport law, liability and risk management competencies of entry-level professionals, certifications in recreational sports, and trends in liability in recreational sports.