Meet the Staff | Webster University

Meet the Staff

Katie Knetzer
Director of the University Center
Katie supervises all units within the University Center. These responsibilities include the Information Desk, the Fitness Center, the Pool, and Meeting Room Reservations.  She also co-advises the Dining Advisory Board and liaisons with all the departments that utilize and interact with the University Center.

Josh Perreault

Coordinator of Aquatics and Fitness
Josh oversees the fitness and aquatic center for the University Center. He also manages the swim lesson program and all other aquatic programs.


Coordinator of Athletic Facilities
The person in this position oversees gym scheduling, coordinating scheduling of athletic team practices and games in addition to non-athletic use of the gym.  In addition, they help to maintain the athletics facilities within the University Center.

Elena Hutson
Pool Student Supervisor

Kathleen Matecki
Fitness Center Student Supervisor

Matt West
Information Center Student Supervisor

Nicole Shapiro
Information Coordinator

Kylie Burke

Patron Services Coordinator
The Patron Services Coordinator is responsible for memberships and room reservations.  This individual processes all membership forms that are submitted, prepares the membership ID cards and parking permits, and coordinates all communication with members.  This individual also assists the Director of the University Center with the management of building reservations and rentals. This includes approving requests, reviewing set-up needs, communicating with patrons and staff, and marketing the availability of rentals.


Abigail Edgar

Swim Lessons Student Supervisor
The Swim Lesson Student Supervisor coordinates the Webster University Center Swim Lesson program.  This includes scheduling and supervising Swim Lesson Instructors, overseeing lessons, communicating with participants, and managing registration.

Student Building Managers
Information Desk
Student Building Managers operate the Information Desk of the University Center, perform set-ups for meetings, and are responsible for the day-to-day operations of the building.

Wilkinson Fitness Center Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center employees monitor the usage of the Center and provide general upkeep of the machines. They also monitor the gym and check out gym supplies for recreational use.

Pool Lifeguards
Customer service and daily operations are the lifeguards' major responsibilities, falling right behind the No. 1 priority of patron safety.


Hiring Process and Job Descriptions
The University Center accepts applications year-round in case positions should open up. There are more active hiring periods that typically occur in April for the following fall semester and in November for the following spring semester.  When the department is actively seeking applicants, the positions will be posted on Handshake.  Below are links for the application form and job descriptions: