Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Kathleen Hatch

Pronouns: She/her/hers

Brief Job responsibilities summary: 

  • Provide executive leadership to one of the largest recreational sports programs in the country, with 850,000 square feet of indoor facilities, 90 acres of outdoor recreation space, and a $20 million budget.
  • Provide strategic direction for a multifaceted department: facility master planning; oversight and development of all programs and services; and staff planning and professional development
  • Advance student development, learning, and experience.  Serve as an advocate and collaborator for present and future recreation and wellness needs of students, faculty, staff, and affiliate members in the larger community.
  • Represent Recreational Sports, Student Life, and The Ohio State University on and off campus, including national professional associations, regional organizations, local community.

Education: Master of Education

What year did you start at Ohio State?: 2018