Harms, Gary

At UW-Whitewater

Gary has been the Director of Recreation Sports & Facilities at UW-Whitewater since 1990.  He came to UW-Whitewater in 1985 as the Coordinator of Intramural Sports.  Gary oversees all campus Recreation programs, operations, and services.  Additionally, Gary schedules and maintains all indoor and outdoor Athletic/Recreation facilities.  Gary received his B.S. degree in Sport Management from Bowling Green State University in 1984 and his M.A. in Sport Management from Miami University (Ohio) in 1985.

Gary resides in Whitewater with his wife (Judy), who teaches Physical Education at Washington Elementary School in Whitewater.  Gary and Judy have (3) children that are all college graduates - Leah (married to Kirby Mills) who graduated in Sport Management from UW-La Crosse in 2012; Kelsey (married to Miles Hookstead) who graduated in Early Childhood Education from UW-Whitewater in 2016; and Brett who graduated in Marketing from UW-Whitewater in 2018. 

Gary's hobbies include Golf, Travel, supporting the UW-Whitewater Athletic programs, and following the Wisconsin professional sports teams (Brewers, Bucks, and Packers).

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