Sports & Fitness Advisory Council Meets at SGTC

Published 1:45 pm Thursday, April 7, 2022

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From Staff Reports


AMERICUS – The Sports and Fitness Management program at South Georgia Technical College recently had a meeting of its Advisory Council in the James S. Peters Gymnasium on the SGTC campus in Americus.

SGTC Advisory Councils are composed of representatives of local business and industry who have direct interest in the respective programs they advise. Advisory Council members volunteer their time and expertise to help SGTC stay abreast of developments in the workplace.

Sports and Fitness Management Advisory Council Members present at the meeting were: Brian Davis, MSA Orthopedics; Jeff Fussell, Recreation Manager, Sumter County Parks and Recreation; and Tim Estes, Executive Director, Sumter County Parks and Recreation.

SGTC staff members present for the meeting were: James Frey, Athletic Director and Lady Jets basketball Head Coach; Chris Ballauer, Jets basketball Head Coach; Terri Battle, Athletics Coordinator; Nancy Fitzgerald, Grants Coordinator; and Dr. David Finley, Academic Dean.

The general purpose of the advisory councils at SGTC is to advise and assist program personnel and the college in training and preparing students to better serve the needs of business and industry in SGTC’s service area, as well as statewide. The Council serves as a link between the workplace and the college.

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