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

The COVID PLAYBOOK: CENTERS Guide to Reopening Recreation Facilities, COVID Webinar
Strategic Planning: Strategy for Your Strategic Plan DOWNLOAD
Campus Recreational Sports: Managing Employees, Programs, Facilities, and Services
The University of New Haven Responds to Hurricane Sandy DOWNLOAD
How to Develop and Execute a Business Plan for Your Organization – NIRSA Annual Conference DOWNLOAD
Emerging Trends and Current Issues in Auxiliary Services DOWNLOAD
Facility Start-Up: From Ground Breaking to Grand Opening DOWNLOAD
Catching up by Getting Ahead DOWNLOAD
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.

Shaping Up Community Fitness Centers DOWNLOAD