Kathleen Hatch

  • Title: Executive Director, Recreational Sports
  • Phone: 614-514-5972
  • Email: hatch.126@osu.edu

Kathleen provides vision and leadership for Recreational Sports programs, services and facilities. Prior to joining Ohio State, Kathleen served as Assistant Vice President Campus Life at Washington State University and as a consultant developing innovative approaches to designing healthy campuses. Kathleen served as President of NIRSA: Leaders in Collegiate Recreation (2013-14) and is a recognized international leader with over 25 years in higher education. Kathleen is a catalyst for inspiring cultural and organizational change while maximizing opportunities within the built and natural environments.  

Kathleen has been professionally active with several higher education associations for broader collective impact strategies including NIRSA, ACHA, NASPA, CACUSS and other active living, recreation, sport organizations and ministries.