Recognized as a center of industry knowledge, CENTERS' professionals are frequently sought after to present at leading conferences and conventions.

Please view a selection of our presentations below:

February 23, 2017
Planning for the Unthinkable - An Emergency TTX 

Presented by Bob Holub and Cindi Tscherne, at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

February 22, 2017
Efficient, Safe and Clean Managing an Internal Custodial Operation 

Presented by Greg Ross and Bob Holub, at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

February 22, 2017
Ground Up: From Brick & Mortar to Fun & Fitness 

Presented by Yvette Kell, Ken Wolters, and Alex Rich, at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

February 22, 2017
GENDER INCLUSIVE PRACTICES WITHIN CAMPUS RECREATION & THE NIRSA CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES TRANSGENDER INCLUSION GUIDELINES 

February 22, 2017
The Health, Fitness & Recreation Center: A model for Fitness Facilities on a Community College Campus 

Presented by Mike Schneider and Dominick Demonica, at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

February 22, 2017
Rec Fantasy League: An Incentive Program for Student Staff 

Presented by Bethany Tolar and Chris Stewart, at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

February 21, 2017
Helicopter Mentoring: Are we Helping or Hurting our student staff? 

Presented by Andy Bruni, Jillian Dolciato, and Leigh Fouts at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

February 21, 2017
How to Develop and Execute a Business Plan for Your Organization 

Presented by Greg Ross, Sean Ries, and Nick Froelich, at the 2017 NIRSA Conference.

November 16, 2016
Informed Decision Making: Answering “Why?” 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle and Sarah Hardin at the 2016 Athletic Business Conference.

April 5, 2016
Putting Your Professional Foot Forward 

Presented by Bob Holub and Sean Ries, at the 2016 NIRSA Conference.

April 4, 2016
Gender Non-Conforming Students: Locker Room Use and Program Participation 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle, at the 2016 NIRSA Conference.

November 20, 2015
Potential, Purpose, and PowerGoal Setting Gets Personal 

Presented by Jane Bahneman at 2015 Athletic Business Conference.

November 20, 2015
To Blog or Not to Blog? 

Presented by Jane Bahneman at 2015 Athletic Business Conference.

November 5, 2015
Optimizing their Experience, Preparing for their Future: Designing a Student Employee Compentency Program 

Presented by Ryan Hagen and Alycia Washington at the NIRSA Region 1 Conference.

November 2, 2015
New Opportunity Comes Challenge and Transition: Advancing your career in Campus Recreation 

Presented by Sean Ries, Bob Holub, and Dominic DiMauro at the 2015 ORSA Conference.

October 29, 2015
New Opportunity Comes Challenge and Transition: Advancing your career in Campus Recreation 

Presented by Bob Holub, Sean Ries, and Dominic DiMauro at the 2015 ORSA Conference.

January 10, 2015
Programmatic Facility Spaces: Meeting in the Middle 

Presented by Bob Holub and Scott Harper at the Alabama State Workshop.

December 2, 2014
Build a Better Social Media Strategy 

Presented by Jane Bahneman at the 2014 Athletic Business Conference.

November 21, 2014
Successful Collaborations: Building Relationships, Improving Outcomes, and Leveraging Synergy 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle, at the 2014 Athletic Business Conference.

November 21, 2014
Embezzlers, Swindlers, and Thieves, Oh My! 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle at the 2014 Athletic Business Conference.

November 13, 2014
On Taking the Path Less Known (and Blazing a Trail) 

Presented by Jane Bahneman at the 2014 Athletic Business Conference.

April 26, 2014
Strategic Planning 

April 26, 2014
Strategic Planning: Strategy for Your Strategic Plan 

Presented by Jeffrey Sessine at the 2014 NIRSA Conference.

April 26, 2014
Sustainability  Microsession 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle at the 2014 NIRSA Conference.

April 26, 2014
Sustainability Ambassador Training 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle and Marc Iturriaga at the 2014 NIRSA Conference.

April 26, 2014
Social Media Uses in Physical Activity Promotion 

Presented by Chris Nasti and Phil Marcinek at the 2015 Athletic Business Conference.

November 22, 2013
Sustainability: Positioning Yourself and Your Organization for Long-Term Success 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle and Robyn Deterding at the 2013 Athletic Business Conference.

November 21, 2013
Achieving Excellence: The Role of Department Culture 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle, Robyn Deterding, and Eric Nickel at the 2013 Athletic Business Conference.

October 18, 2013
FUSION: Fitness Programming and Facility Operation 

Presented by Bob Holub and Sarah Andreski at the 2013 NIRSA Triventure.

August 28, 2013
Resume Preparation for Students 

Presented by, Kim Rottet
at the 2011 Association of Outdoor Recreation National Conference in San Antonio.

August 28, 2013
How To Make Yourself Look Better On Paper: Resume Preparation for Students & the Young Professional 

Presented by, Kim Rottett at the 2011 Texas Recreation & Park Society State Institute.

August 28, 2013
Outdoor Pursuits Panel 

Presented by, Kim Rottett at the 2009 Emerging Recreational Sports Leaders Conference in San Antonio.

August 28, 2013
Balance Your Wellness Wheel 

Presented by, Kim Rottett at the 2008 Texas Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers in Corpus Christi.

March 11, 2013
Building Community Through Physical Space 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle at the 2013 NIRSA Conference.

March 11, 2013
The Good, The Bad and The Truth 

Presented by Mike Schneider at the 2013 NIRSA Conference.

March 6, 2013
Spearheading the Effort: Sponsoring an Employee Wellness Program 

Presented by Andy Darling and Michele Muth at the 2013 NIRSA Conference.

October 16, 2012
The Power of Expectations: Evolving the Campus Recreation Center by Raising the Bar 

Presented by Paul Brailsford at the 2012 NIRSA Facilities Institute.

October 16, 2012
Facility Start-up: From Groundbreaking to Grand Opening 

Presented by Mike Schneider and Greg Ross at the 2012 NIRSA Facilities Institute.

October 16, 2012
Efficient, Safe and Clean: Managing an Internal Custodial Operation 

Presented by Bob Holub, Mike Weaver, and Greg Ross at the 2012 NIRSA Facilities Institute.

March 29, 2012
EAP: Do You Know What to Do? 

Presented by Sean Ries and Mike Weaver at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2012
Marketing Sustainability 

Presented by Gale Stewart and Kristen Pengelly at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2012
Digital Signage 

Presented by Keith Hernstrom and Andy Darling at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2012
Theory, and Practice, and Outcomes! Oh My! 

Presented by Scott Vandermoon and Melissa Kish at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2012
How to Develop and Execute a Business Plan for Your Organization 

Presented by Jeff Sessine and Kim Martin at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2012
Achieving Departmental Excellence: Departmental Culture 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle and Tom Kirch at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2012
How to Seal the Deal! 

Presented by Kathleen Robinson at the 2012 NIRSA Region III Lead On Conference.

March 28, 2012
Blowing Bubbles 

Presented by Anne MacDonald and Erin Erford at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 28, 2012
Efficient, Safe and Clean: Managing an Internal Custodial Operation 

Presented by Bob Holub and Mike Weaver at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 28, 2012
Managing for Performance: Coaching Your Full Time Staff 

Presented by Andy Darling and Greg Ross at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 28, 2012
Increasing Interview Effectiveness 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle and Loretta Capra at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 16, 2012
Status Update: Is This Working? Marketing Ideas for Instructional Program 

Presented by Gale Stewart at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 14, 2012
The GA Survival Kit 

Presented by Dan Belcher at the 2012 NIRSA Region IV Student Lead-On Conference.

March 2, 2012
Small and Big Events You Can Conquer 

Presented by Stephanie Souvenir at the 2012 NIRSA Annual Conference.

November 3, 2011
Social Media: Impact, Importance and Insights 

Presented by Sarah Andreski, Kelly Chaffee, Jamey Rustschilling, and Mindy Stephens at the 2011 ORSA Conference.

November 3, 2011
Are You Smarter Than a Viking?!? 

Presented by Emily Billak, Justin Porter, and Sabrina Ryan at the 2011 ORSA Conference.

October 14, 2011
Effective Presentation and Delivery Skills 

Presented by Andy Darling at the 2011 NIRSA Region II Conference

June 17, 2011
Old Dog, New Tricks: Reinventing Traditional Programs to Accommodate Your Population's Ever-Changing Needs 

Presented by Michelle Scott, Heather Smith, Caroline Cox, Alison Powell at the 2011 NIRSA Fitness & Wellness Institute.

April 16, 2011
A Corporate Membership Plan to Bank On!! 

Presented by Greg Ross, Tasha Ledrich, and Maggie McKendry at the 2011 NIRSA Annual Conference & Exposition.

April 16, 2011
Achieving Departmental Excellence: Starting with the Hiring Process 

Presented by Maureen McGonagle, Kathleen Hatch, and Tom Kirch at the 2011 NIRSA Annual Conference & Exposition.

April 16, 2011
Energizing Your Operational Budget Through Space Reservations 

Presented by Nick Froelich at the 2011 NIRSA Annual Conference & Exposition.

March 29, 2011
Sodium Hypochlorite, Muriatic Acid, Oxidation Reduction Potential. Please Do Not Give Me The Swimming Pool! 

Presented by Nick Froelich at the 2011 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 15, 2011
Fred Factor: How Customer Service and Leadership Improves the Workplace 

Presented by Dan Belcher at the 2011 NIRSA Region IV Student Lead-On Conference.

February 7, 2011
Maximizing Experience with a Minimal Budget 

Presented by Kathleen Robinson at the 2011 NIRSA Region III Lead On Conference.

January 29, 2011
Workshop Presentation 

Presented by Nick Froelich at the 2011 Ohio Recreational Sports Association State Workshop.

November 8, 2010
Emerging Trends and Current Issues in Auxiliary Services 

Presented by Jeff Sessine, Kevin Keegan, Claudia Scotty, Rick Thomas, Loren Rullman, and Mitch Kilcrease at the 2010 NACAS Conference.

April 20, 2010
Facility Start-up: From Ground Breaking to Grand Opening 

Presented by Jeff Sessine, Andy Darling, and Mike Schneider at the 2010 NIRSA Conference.

March 29, 2010
Aquatic Management 

Presented by Nick Froelich at the 2010 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 28, 2010
Adaptive Programming: Is Your Facility Ready? 

Presented by Bob Holub at the 2010 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 2, 2010
Outside The Lines: Learning & Intramural Sports 

Presented by Scott Vandermoon and John Washo at the 2010 NIRSA Annual Conference.

January 28, 2010
Program Design: How to Effectively Progress Your Clients and Participants 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2010 Midwest Fit Fest Conference.

January 28, 2010
Cycling Foundation 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2010 Midwest Fit Fest Conference.

January 10, 2010
The Power of Experience 

Presented by Kathleen Robinson at the 2010 ORSA Conference.

October 17, 2009
Catching up by Getting Ahead 

Presented by Paul Brailsford, Jeff Sessine, and Derrek Niec-Williams at the 2009 HBCU-NIRSA Summit.

April 29, 2009
How New Rec Facilities Are Enhancing Student Life on Campus 

Presented by Mike Schneider at the 2009 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 8, 2009
Assumption of Risk: A Dying Doctrine? Risk Management in Intramural Sports 

Presented by John Washo and Matt Campbell at the 2009 NIRSA Annual Conference.

January 29, 2009
Aquatic Management 

Presented by Nick Froelich at the 2009 NIRSA Region II Conference.

January 29, 2009
Campus Recreation As Your Profession 

Presented by Greg Ross at a 2009 Sports and Fitness Management Class, Cuyahoga Community College.

January 28, 2009
Programming for Recreational Strength Athletes 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2009 IRSA State Workshop.

March 29, 2008
Creating Student Professional Development Opportunities 

Presented by Sean Ries at the 2008 NIRSA Conference.

January 29, 2008
Creating Student Professional Development Opportunities 

Presented by Sean Ries at the 2008 PIRSA Conference.

January 28, 2008
Fitness Programming 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2008 NIRSA Region III Lead-On Conference.

January 28, 2008
Supervising Your Peers: How to Lead Your Friends 

Presented by Bob Holub at the 2008 NIRSA Student Lead-On Conference.

March 28, 2007
Balance Training for Older Adults 

Presented by Chris Arterberry and L. Thompson-Cundiff at the 2007 NIRSA Annual Conference.

January 28, 2007
Expanding Programs without Expanding Space 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2007 NIRSA Region III Lead-On Conference.

January 28, 2007
Exercise Prescription for More Special Populations 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2007 Midwest Fit Fest Conference.

April 28, 2006
The Obesity Epidemic Comes to Campus 

Presented by Chris Arterberry at the 2006 NIRSA Annual Conference.

April 28, 2006
Predicting the Importance of Sports and Fitness Activities After Graduation 

Presented by Chris Arterberry and Scott Forrester at the 2006 NIRSA Annual Conference.

March 29, 2006
When Tragedy Strikes: The Trip From Hell 

Presented by Greg Ross, G. Julian, and K. Rufra at the 2006 NIRSA Annual Conference.

February 28, 2006
Ethics in the Fitness Industry 

Presented by Chris Arterberry and L. Thompson-Cundiff at the 2006 Midwest Fit Fest Conference.

February 7, 2006
Developing Leadership Through Undergraduate Positions 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2006 NIRSA Region III Lead-On Conference.

January 29, 2006
Running a Climbing Wall in a University Setting 

Presented by Greg Ross at a 2006 Ashland University Staff Training.

January 29, 2006
Facility Management the Centers Way 

Presented by Greg Ross at a Facility Management Class, Ashland University (2006-Present).

January 29, 2006
Quality in Recreational Sports and the Ohio Partnership for Excellence 

Presented by Greg Ross and P. Milton at the 2006 Ohio Recreational Sports Association Workshop, The Ohio State University.

January 29, 2006
RECTRAC Facility Management Software Training 

Presented by Greg Ross at a 2006 Kent State University Ice Arena Staff Training.

January 5, 2006
Adapting Exercise for the Elderly 

Presented by Chris Nasti at the 2006 Midwest Fit Fest & Fall Into Fitness Conference.

October 28, 2005
The Impact of Facility Design on Staffing 

Presented by Mike Schneider at the 2005 NIRSA Facilities Institute.

September 29, 2005
Investing in Student Success 

Presented by Mike Schneider at the 2005 Big XII Convention.

January 29, 2003
Outdoor Experiential Programs for Youth 

Presented by Greg Ross at a 2003 Junior Canadian Rangers Trainers Working Group.

January 29, 2002
Experiential Education on Your Campus 

Presented by Greg Ross at a 2002 Western Kentucky University Full Staff Training.

January 29, 2000
Innovative Teambuilding 

Presented by Greg Ross and C. Cindric at the 2000 Leadership Portage County Conference.

January 29, 2000
Teambuilding and Leadership Challenges 

Presented and facilitated by Greg Ross at a Learning to Lead Through Life Class, Kent State University (2000-2006).

January 29, 1999
Exploring Funding Methods of Sport Club Programs 

Presented by Greg Ross at a 1999 NIRSA Annual Conference.

January 29, 1999
Teamwork and Leadership Challenges of Today 

Presented by Greg Ross at the 1999 Ohio Recreational Sports Association Workshop.

January 29, 1999
Planning Your Next Adventure 

Presented by Greg Ross at the 1999 Ohio Recreational Sports Association Workshop.

April 28, 1998
University/College Outdoor Programs 

Presented by Greg Ross at the 1998 Association for Experiential Education International Conference.