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Leslie Anne Piacquadio

Originally from Dillonvale, Ohio, Lopez received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Bethany College in Communications with an emphasis in Advertising, a Master’s of Science Degree in Sports Management at Slippery Rock University, and a Master of Business Administration Degree from Shepherd University. She was a substitute teacher and an assistant softball coach for a Catholic high school in Ohio and an assistant softball coach at Slippery Rock. Currently, Lopez works full time for a nationwide roofing company as a recruiter and teaches on an adjunct basis at Shepherd University and Ashford University. Her hobbies include reading, cooking, working out, sports, and any activity that takes place outdoors. Lopez resides in Columbus, Ohio with her wife and two dogs.

Tracy Willauer, MS

Willauer holds a B.A. in History and a minor in Elementary/Secondary Education from Mount Saint Mary’s College and an M.S. in Athletic Coaching Administration from Concordia University Irvine. Willauer has her certifications for Water Safety Instructor and Lifeguarding Instructor. Willauer has taught at Shepherd University since 2013 in the School of Recreation, Sport, and Exercise Sciences.

Dr. Desmond Lawless

Dr. Desmond  Lawless received a bachelor’s degree from West Sussex Institute of Higher Education, Chichester, England,  a master’s  degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, WI and  his doctorial degree from Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA.  Dr. Lawless has many years of coaching experience.  He has memberships in the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, the British Association for Physical Education, the National Association of Sport and Physical Education, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America, and the United States Soccer Federation.