Nick Messner
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Location: Philadelphia, PA, USA
School: Wheeling University
Major: Criminal Justice

Nick Messner

Nicholas C. Messner
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May 2016. Wheeling Jesuit University- Wheeling, WV
Bachelor of Arts in Business and Criminal Justice.
• Affiliations: 4-year student-athlete for Division-II Men’s Lacrosse team, Criminal Justice Club member, Club Soccer, taekwondo Club, Leadership and Scholar Athlete Club
• Distinctions: Recipient of Dean's Scholarship, Presenter at Annual Research Symposium

Work Experience
August 2016-Current. Thiel College- Greenville, PA
Men’s Lacrosse Defensive Coordinator/ Assistant Coach/ PAC & IMLCA Representative
• Planned and directed student-athlete conditioning, training, and performance alongside the coaching staff
• Created budgets for fiscal program management concerning team equipment, fundraisers, travel, meals, and entertainment
• Scheduled and conducted interviews with prospective students and their families
• Assisted prospective students with the admissions process, enrollment process and with financial aide
• Used multi-media databases during the recruiting process and throughout the admissions process
• Utilized Microsoft Office for candidate tracking, writing and correspondence with recruits
• Managed Assistant Coaches and Student Workers for the program
• Recruited prospective students nationwide via phone, email, tournaments, and home-visits
• Achieved records for the program: i.e., semi-finals of the ORLC, numerous All-Conference player nominations, Pre-Season All-American, First Team All-Conference, Second Team All-Conference
• Academic counselor and advisor for student athletes. Implemented a proactive education plan that rose the team GPA from 2.6 to a 3.3
• Enforced teams conduct policies and procedures
• Engaged with student athletes and worked with them to help find them careers along with finding ways to further their education while in school as well as after they graduated
• Kept up to dare records of budget, academics, performance of the program

June 2017- August 2018. Navy Lacrosse- Annapolis, MD
Youth Training & Leadership Coach.
• Trained student-athletes during off-season to build character, promote leadership and advocate for sportsmanship
• Created and ran up-to-date drills focused on agility, coordination, strength training and total team cohesion
• Communicated with coaching staff to trouble shoot drills and extra-curricular activities to ensure a player-safe environment
• Helped build and run leadership and respect exercises with children ages 7-18
• Helped build and maintain a safe environment for children

June 2012- September 2016. 301 lacrosse- Waldorf, MD
Director and Coach
• Organized recruiting events and Sponsors
• Trained student-athletes during off-season to build skill and character
• Created and ran up-to-date drills focused on agility, coordination, strength training, and lacrosse IQ
• Communicated with coaching staff to trouble shoot drills and activities
• Organized and lead extra-curricular activities to benefit youth

May 2016- July 2016. Charles Country Sherriff’s Office- Waldorf, MD
Summer Intern.
• Patrolled assigned areas, responded to calls, directed traffic, and issued citations alongside a sergeant
• Conversed directly with witnesses and observed interrogations that led to arrests
• Worked with corrections officers at county jails and spoke to inmates over posing charges

Service History
November 2018-2019. Heart Walk- Hermitage, PA
• Organized a fundraiser to promote awareness for cardiovascular diseases
October 2017-2019. Lax for a Cure- Cleveland, OH
• Raised money to support research for breast cancer
October 2016-current. Head Strong- Greenville, PA
• Advanced awareness and funds for brain cancer
May 2013- May 2016. Special Olympics- Wheeling, WV
• Prepared events for athletes, helped athletes during their events, and assisted with lunch for all participants
April 2014-2016. Wheeling Spring Festival- Wheeling, WV
• Helped local law enforcement in educating and securing the festival
October 2012-2013. Northern Panhandle Head Start- Wheeling, WV
• Helped educate and supervise Pre-K

Personal: Outgoing, Dedicated, People Person, Organized, Motivated, Hard Working and Determined
Training: Division II & III NCAA and PAC rules and regulations, diversity and inclusion leadership, CPR & First Aid. NCAA training certificates for Compliance, Eligibility, and Student Health and Well Being.
Computer: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Front rush One Drive, Hobsons, HUB, Community, and Thiel Admissions Platform.