Nora Osei joins Princeton University as the first full-time Coordinator dedicated to the Rugby Program. The role is designed to work closely with the Men’s and Women’s Club Officers, Athletics/Campus Recreation, as well as alumni to ensure smooth administration and enhance rugby on campus and beyond. Nora currently works with the Club Officers for the planning of pre-season, game travel accommodations, supervising home games, tour, student development, and more. During the summer Nora will assist with the Campus Recreation Summer Day Camp program.
Nora is not new to Princeton University. In the summer of 2017, Nora worked as an intern for Campus Recreation as their Summer Day Camp, Counselor in Training Coordinator. In May 2018, Nora graduated from James Madison University (JMU) with her Masters in Kinesiology with a concentration in Sports Management. The academic program is the only Campus Recreation focused master’s program in the nation. During her time at JMU she was the Graduate Assistant for Sport Clubs and Youth Programs in their Recreation Department. Prior to that, she was a two sport NCAA soccer and basketball athlete from 2011-2015 at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) in Harrisonburg, Virginia, where she is currently listed in the top 5 for goals scored in EMU history.
“Thank you to the Campus Recreation team, the Hiring Committee, and the Rugby Alumni Board for working diligently to make this position come into fruition. I am truly excited for the opportunity return back to Princeton where I know I will get to work in a positive work environment with professionals and students who are passionate, committed, and respectful. I am also eager to take the experience I had working on a macro level with almost 60 Sport Clubs and work on a micro level with two Elite Sport Clubs.”
Before returning to Princeton, Nora formally worked at Rutgers University as their Sport Club Coordinator where she assisted in coordinated 59 Sport Clubs, training 200+ Officers, and was their Adventure Sumer Camp Director.
“I love working with college students and youth within the sports and recreation realm. Both age groups love to learn, love to play, and love to eat! I see the mission of my job as doing everything I can to set our students and our Rugby Club up for success! Go Tigers!”