In an effort to replace and update the "Day in the Life" feature of students, we will be featuring the softer (non-professional) side of all of our students throughout the fall. Each Tuesday will be "Get 2 Know a Bobcat Tuesday," and we will provide some interesting facts/tidbits about our current students.
Hometown: Sylvania, OH
Favorite TV Show: Vikings
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be? New Zealand or Russia
Favorite Sports Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Something that most people do not know you: I've lived in four very far apart locations in my life
Dream Job: NHL GM
About me: I am currently the Bird Arena Hockey GA. I serve as the Ohio Bobcats' ACHA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Assistant Coach, overseeing primarily the forwards. I am the main recruiter on staff and have already helped nine players come on board. As part of my position, I also oversee the Bird Arena Hockey League open to local players and students. I am hoping that my Master's in Coaching Education and Master's in Sports Administration, help with admissions events and campus recreation events, as well as my continued success at Bird, will position me with a full toolbox to utilize as I seek a hockey operations role moving out of school.
T. Marie Strickland
Hometown: Cincinnati, OH
Favorite TV Show: Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal
If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be?Antarctica
Favorite Sports Team: Cincinnati Reds and Cincinnati Bengals
Something that most people do not know about you: I want to be a part-time adjunct sports management professor
Dream Job: SVP of Sales and Marketing
About me: As an Instruction, Recruitment and Retention Graduate Assistant my responsibilities include managing various incoming student recruiting efforts, and creating and distributing information about academic programs. In addition, I also co-teach a freshman class and assist with the retention of undergraduate students who are on academic probation. Given my desire to someday teach part-time, this GA position is preparing me for the challenges that many professors face.