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PE Staff Directory
Courtesy: Dartmouth PE/Rec
          Release: 07/20/2012
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Joann Brislin
Senior Associate Athletic Director for Physical Education & Recreation



John Brady
Director of PE Ski and Dartmouth Yacht Club
John Brady@dartmouth.edu

John was a staff trainer and coach at Wildcat Mtn. Ski Area for over 25 years.  He is certified in the Alpine, Cross Country and Snowboard disciplines, and worked for the Eastern Division of Professional Ski Instructors of America as a Telemark Examiner.  He was an active member of New England Winter Sports Representatives for over 20 years, selling ski products at wholesale. John has extensive experience racing offshore and Etchells sailboats and was a licensed broker for Northrop and Johnson Yachts.  He is a graduate of UNH in Durham.


Heather Somers
Associate Athletic Director for Club Sports & Intramurals


Heather has worked in collegiate athletics for more than 14 years. Her previous experience includes eight years as a coach and administrator at Randolph College in Lynchburg, Va.  She served as the assistant coach for the Big Green volleyball team from 2008-2011. Heather's professional career also includes work as both an out-patient and home care physical therapist. Heather holds both an undergraduate and graduate degree from Springfield College, where she was a dual-sport athlete, playing both volleyball and lacrosse.

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Jesse Geer
Coordinator of Intramurals

(603) 646-2464

Jesse joins Dartmouth from Western Illinois University (WIU) where he was the intern for intramural and recreation events along with the graduate assistant for club sports and facilities. While at WIU Jesse administered all aspects of the intramural program and worked with their 32 club teams on budgeting, funding, scheduling and recruiting. Jesse is a York College of Pennsylvania graduate where he majored in Sports Management.



  Heidi Bushway
Administrative Assistant



Heidi has worked for the College for 23 years in the Dean's Office, the Financial Aid Office, and for the past 16 in Athletics & Recreation.  Heidi is a native of the Upper Valley and enjoys coaching youth basketball and camping with her three children.

Hugh Mellert
Director of Fitness

Hugh has been the Fitness Director at Dartmouth College for 20 years directing the Fitness & Lifestyle Improvement Program (FLIP) and the Zimmerman Fitness Center.  Hugh is a graduate of Marshall University and Tulane University School of Public Health.   Hugh and his wife Barbara, who also works at Dartmouth in Computing Services, have two sons, Thom, a student at Hampshire College and Sam, a student at Bates College.  In the community he has served on the Board of the Hanover Conservancy for 15 years, the Town of Hanover Bicycle and Pedestrian Committee for 13 years.