Jeffrey J. Sessine

Senior Vice President

Mr. Sessine has a diverse academic and professional background. He joined CENTERS in 1999 after working at Purdue University as the Assistant Director in the Division of Recreational Sports. After working eight years at DePaul University, CENTERS' first client, he was promoted to senior vice president of operations. In this position, Mr. Sessine oversees brand development and ensures that company best practices at all management locations exceed the industry standards in all facets of the operations. Additionally, he is responsible for hiring initial on-site staff and leading facility start-up operations.
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Ph.D. (Purdue University) (completed coursework only)
M.S. Higher Education Administration (Purdue University)
M.S. Athletic Administration (Ohio University)
B.S. Exercise Science (Keene State College)

National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), 1990-Present

Illinois Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (IIRSA) Member, 1999-2006

Indiana Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (IRSA) Member, 1994-1999

Association for Experiential Education (AEE) Member, 2000-2005

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED Instructor, 2001-Present

Certified Pool Operator, 1999

2014
Strategic Planning: Strategy for Your Strategic Plan DOWNLOAD
2013
Campus Recreational Sports: Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services
2012
The University of New Haven Responds to Hurricane Sandy DOWNLOAD
2012
How to Develop and Execute a Business Plan for Your Organization DOWNLOAD
2010
Emerging Trends and Current Issues in Auxiliary Services DOWNLOAD
2010
Facility Start-Up: From Ground Breaking to Grand Opening DOWNLOAD
2009
Catching up by Getting Ahead DOWNLOAD
2013
Jeff Sessine Wins NIRSA’s 2013 Regional Award of Merit

Jeff Sessine wins NIRSA’s 2013 Regional Award of Merit for demonstrating exceptional performance and dedication to the field of collegiate recreation on a regional basis.

2010
Shaping Up Community Fitness Centers DOWNLOAD