Sexual Misconduct & Advocacy Resource Team (SMART)

SMART is a group of faculty and staff prepared to appropriately and compassionately support students who are affected by sexual violence. 

Quick Facts

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Faculty and staff members are currently SMART trained and ready to help.

The SMART group acts in an advisory capacity for issues regarding gender and sexual misconduct.  Members meet throughout the year for additional training opportunities and to participate in table top exercises.

Want to be SMART?  Join our team!  Introductory sessions are 90 minutes in length and cover topics including rape culture, consent, perpetrator and survivor dynamics, helping skills, response options.

Click here to register for one of our upcoming sessions:

Monday, November 18th; 12pm - 1:30pm

Friday, November 22th; 9am - 10:30pm

Monday, November 25th; 2pm - 3:30pm

Tuesday, December 3rd; 12:30pm - 2pm

Want a personalized session for your department? Contact Associate Dean of Students Kimberly Taylor (ktaylor@ursinus.edu) to discuss bringing SMART training to an upcoming meeting.

Meet SMART Members

Athletics SMART Members

Pete Gallagher Head Coach - Football
Cecily Scavicchio Head Coach - Volleyball
Carl Blickle Head Coach - Men’s and Women’s Track & Field
Crystal Bacon Assistant Coach - Men’s and Women’s Track & Field
Stargell Williams Assistant Coach/Recruiting Coord - Men’s and Women’s Track & Field
Janelle Benner Head Coach - Field Hockey
Keith Cappo Head Coach - Men’s Soccer
Aileen Ascolese Head Coach - Women’s Soccer
Kevin Small Head Coach - Men’s Basketball
Brian Rafferty Assistant Coach - Men’s Basketball
Margaret White Head Coach - Women’s Basketball
Angela Upright Assistant Coach - Women’s Basketball
Mark Feinberg Head Coach - Men’s and Women’s Swimming
Ryan Kennedy Assistant Coach - Swimming
Stan Exeter Head Coach - Baseball
Tyler Morder Assistant Coach - Baseball
Gary Mercadante Head Coach - Men’s Lacrosse
Corey Shaffer Assistant Coach - Men’s Lacrosse
Peter DeSimone Assistant Coach - Men’s Lacrosse
Katie Hagan Head Coach - Women’s Lacrosse
Kim Valenti Head Coach - Gymnastics
India Anderson Assistant Coach - Gymnastics
Joe Jamison Wrestling - Head Coach
Pete Smith Head Coach - Men’s and Women’s Tennis
Eric Hoffman Head Coach - Strength & Conditioning
Tim Litz Assistant Director of Athletics
Kip Lacy Athletic Operations Manager
Sean Lacy Assistant Equipment Manager
Pam Chland Head Athletic Trainer
Michelle Vande Berg Athletic Trainer
Akinori Kashiwagi Athletic Trainer
Jeffrey Wolfe Athletic Trainer
Amy Richmond Athletic Trainer
Branden Green Athletic Trainer
Dana Roche Sports Medicine Clinic Administrator
Jill Fazzini Administrative Coordinator
Carole Nienius Recruiting Coordinator
Laura Moliken Director of Athletics
Erin Stroble Senior Associate Athletic Director
Marqus Hunter Associate Athletic Director
Samantha Campo Head Coach - Softball
Taylor Gardner Assistant Coach - Softball