Eric Garvelink

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Title: Club Sports Coordinator

Office: 1110 Kirkhof Center

Phone: 616-331-2345



Eric Garvelink has been named the Club Sports Coordinator after serving as Graduate Assistant for the Office of Student Life. Eric received his bachelor's degree from GVSU, where he majored in sport leadership and enrolled in the CSAL graduate program. During his undergrad, Eric participated as a student-assistant on the men's basketball team at GVSU for two years. He was also an active member of the student fan club for Grand Valley athletics, LAKER NATION. In addition to these activities, Eric also participated in and officiated with the intramural program.

Eric brings to the Office of Student Life a diverse background in athletics. Coaching, officiating, and administrative duties have molded Eric's background in sport management. He has been active and working in different levels of athletics ranging from college to township and high school. For six months, as part of an internship, Eric took on the role of Assistant Athletic Director at Rogers High School in Wyoming, MI.  During the summer of 2011, Eric traveled to Los Angeles, CA to take part in an internship at UCLA working with the Club Sports program and helping with special events on campus.