Start with the Basics...
Help me find more information about...
Megan Waters has served as the assistant men’s and women’s swimming coach since the fall of 2012. A 2011 graduate of Princeton University, Waters was a four-year member of its varsity swimming and diving team. She spent 2011-12 as a volunteer assistant coach with the Tigers, assisting with recruiting, day-to-day office work while leading the sprint group during workouts.
As a member of the Princeton swimming and diving team she was a 12-time Ivy League champion and qualified for the 2011 NCAA Division I Championship in the 50 and 100 freestyles. A two-time qualifier for the United States Olympic Trials (2008; 2012), Waters was named the Ivy League Swimmer of the Meet in 2011 after winning three individual titles and four relay championships. At that meet she set Princeton records in the 50 free (22.36), the 100 free (48.66), and the 100 fly (53.38).
In 2010 she received Princeton’s Big Al Award for leadership, sportsmanship and persistent dedication to team success. One year prior she was named the team’s Most Improved Swimmer. She received a Bachelor of Arts in politics with an American concentration while minoring in environmental studies.
Lynsey Whisner has been employed by Denison since 2001 and has served as the head volleyball coach since 2007. Whisner and the Big Red are coming off a successful 2012 campaign which saw them go 21-10 and finish fourth in the NCAC with a 5-3 record. Whisner was named the NCAC Coach of the Year for the first time in her career.
After spending six years as an assistant coach, Whisner took over the head volleyball coaching reins from 18-year head coach Sara Lee in 2007. She served as the assistant volleyball and assistant softball coach at Denison since the 2001-02 season. From 2001 through 2009 Whisner also served as the assistant softball coach. During that eight-year span the Denison softball team averaged 24 victories a season and captured three NCAC regular season championships, three NCAC Tournament titles and three NCAA Division III Championship Tournament berths.
Whisner earned her master’s in business administration from Otterbein in 2008 and received a bachelor's degree in business management with a concentration in human resources from Capital University in 1999. In addition to her role as head volleyball coach, Whisner also assists Associate Director of Athletics Lynn Schweizer with the day to day operations of Denison's club sports program.
Beth White earned her B.A. from The Ohio State University. Currently, she is the Administrative Assistant for the Offices of Multi-Cultural Student Affairs and International Student Services, now known as the Center for Cross-Cultural Engagement. Beth previously worked in Denison’s Alumni Relations office helping to coordinate alumni reunions and club events. Prior to coming to Denison, Beth worked for Ohio University as the Academic College Coordinator for off-campus programs. A native to Granville, Ohio, Beth cares deeply about the community and its residents. She is married and has three sons.
2012-13 is Rhonda White’s seventh year as the part-time building monitor for Denison’s Physical Education Center. White began her employment at Denison working as a lifeguard for camps and events during the summer of 2006. Her responsibilities as a building monitor include facilities supervision, assisting with event set-up and event management, supervision of student employees and the athletics’ laundry operation.
White has extensive experience in the recreation and athletic environment having worked for eight years as the recreation director for the Heath Parks and Recreation Department. As recreation director, she served as the administrator of the Heath Community Recreation and Fitness Center, as the assistant manager of the Heath City Water Park, and as Program Coordinator of Adult and Youth Programs. In addition to her role at Denison, White is also a middle school business teacher at Licking Valley High School.
White graduated from Heath High School and attended Bowling Green State University, majoring in Physical Education. She transferred to Mount Vernon Nazarene University and graduated with a degree in business administration.
An active member of the community, White serves as co-chairperson of Kids First Fest Committee and as a volunteer for the Davis Shai House. White also serves on the Licking County Red Cross Water Safety Committee and the Licking County Board of Health.
In her free time, Rhonda enjoys all sports and recreational activities, crafts, and spending time with friends and family. She currently resides in Heath with her husband, Craig, and their three children, Megan and twins Kaitlyn and Austin.
Stanley Wrzyszczynski received a BFA in Sculpture from the Ohio State University and an MFA from Vermont College. Stanley creates life-size figurative sculpture and shows extensively.