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Danielle Arens

  • Senior Assistant Director of Aquatics and Risk Management

  • Professional Staff
  • 773-325-4562

Job Responsibilities

  • Directly manages personal training, nutrition and specialty programs and services for the department including hiring and scheduling
  • Hires, trains, and evaluates personal trainers and group fitness instructors
  • Develops and schedules fitness and wellness programs for the recreation community

Education and Professional Experience

  • MS in Higher Education Administration from Northeastern University, Boston
  • BS in Exercise Science from Ithaca College
  • Worked at Northeastern in Boston before joining the DePaul recreation staff in October 2018 

Certifications and Affiliations

  • National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association; member
  • Illinois Intramural-Recreational Sports Association; member
  • ACSM Certified Personal Trainer
  • AFAA Certified Group Exercise Instructor
  • PulsePointe Barre Instructor
  • MAD DOGG Athletics Certified Spinning Instructor
  • American Red Cross Lifeguard, First Aid/CPR/AED Certified Instructor