Office of Student Life

Recreational Sports

Matt Hartman

  • Title: Assistant Director - Outdoor Adventure Center
  • Phone: 614-247-8063
  • Email:

Pronouns: he/him/his

Brief job responsibilities summary: Matt works closely with the Outdoor Adventure Center (OAC) and Buckeye Bike Hub staff to create extraordinary on and off campus experiences. The OAC facility provides indoor climbing and equipment rentals, while our programming areas, OAC Trips and OAC Teambuilding, facilitate adventure based trips, educational training clinics, and teambuilding opportunities. The Buckeye Bike Hub located at the RPAC provides used bike sales, bike repairs and service, bike specific training clinics, and access to tools for DIY repairs at no charge.

Education:  MBA (in progress), The Ohio State University, MS- Recreational Studies -Ohio University; BS-Biology and BA-English- St. Francis University. Additionally- Wilderness EMT (SOLO Instructor), LNT Master Educator, AMGA CWI, among other certifications.

What year did you start at Ohio State?: 2013