Assistant Director of Wellness



  • Masters of Science in Kinesiology: Campus Recreation Leadership – James Madison University
  • Bachelors of Science in Criminal Justice: Homeland Security – University of Mississippi
  • Bachelors of Arts In Political Science – University of Mississippi

Professional Certifications

  • American Red Cross: CPR/AED and First Aid for the Professional Rescuer
  • Mississippi State Fire Academy: Certified Volunteer Firefighter (Level I)
  • Certified Pool/Spa Operator
  • First Aid and CPR/AED Certified Instructor (Infant, Child and Adult)

Professional Experience

I started my work in campus recreation as an intramural sport official during my undergraduate career at Ole Miss in 2008. Since then, I have been fortunate enough to work in multiple areas of campus recreation, including intramural sports, club sports, facility operations, and special events. Following Ole Miss, I completed an internship at UCLA Recreation prior to beginning my graduate career at James Madison University Recreation as Graduate Assistant of Intramural Sports and Special Events. I joined the staff at Florida Southern in June 2014, and enjoy developing our programs and students. I also remain highly active in the National Intramural and Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), and continue to seek leadership positions in this organization.



I enjoy spending my free time playing rugby with the Lakeland Lancers Rugby Club. I love watching and cheering on my Ole Miss Rebels (Hotty Toddy!), the Dallas Cowboys, and the Atlanta Braves. I also enjoy playing guitar, and meeting new people and hanging out with friends.



Hernando, Mississippi

Photo: Jason Darby

Jason Darby

Assistant Director of Wellness
Intramural Sports & Facilities