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Outdoor Adventures Staff

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Jordan Messerer

Contact Jordan: jordan.messerer@unl.edu

Phone: (402)-472-4777

Jordan, coming to us from Pine City, Minnesota, earned his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and his master’s in Adult Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Jordan lives for paddling on water, cross-country skiing, and going on adventures with his family.

Program Involvement
  • Program Administration
  • Paddling Programs
  • Student Development
Community Involvement
  • Great Plains Trail Network Board
  • Mayor’s Pedestrian Bicycle Advisory Board for the City of Lincoln
Professional Associations
  • State Director for the American Canoe Association
  • Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education
  • American Canoe Association
    • Instructor Trainer Canoe and Kayak
    • State Director
Professional Recognition
  • Jim Rennie Leadership Award 2017 - Association of Outdoor Recreation
  • LEAD Award 2019 - University of Nebraska Student Affairs Department
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Kyle Hansen

Contact Kyle: khansen2@unl.edu

Phone: (402)-472-4777

Kyle, a Nebraska native from Omaha, received his degree in Experiential Education with an Emphasis in Adolescents from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. After being heavily involved with the University's Outdoor Adventures during his time as a student, Kyle decided to plant his roots here and has been contributing to the development of the program since 1997. Kyle currently serves as an Outdoor Adventures Coordinator, and can be found riding his bike and enjoying the outdoors when he’s not giving his time and knowledge to the community.

Program Involvement
  • Bike Shop
  • Equipment Rental
  • Challenge Course
  • Operations
Community Involvement
  • Chancellor’s Safety Committee
  • Trail Leader for Branched Oak Area 7
  • Camp Kitaki Committee of Management
  • Star City CX
Professional Associations
  • Association for Challenge Course Technology
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Abby Schuck

Contact Abby: aschuck4@unl.edu

Phone: (402)-472-4777

Abby is originally from De Witt, Nebraska. She attended Doane College where she earned her Bachelors degree in Sociology with a minor in Communications. Abby then went on to Iowa State University where she earned her Masters degree in Higher Education - Student Affairs. Before coming to Outdoor Adventures, Abby spent several years working in Residence Life as a hall coordinator. She has a great passion for helping students grow during their time in college and enjoys being part of their leadership journey. Abby enjoys just being outside and enjoying the beauty all around, especially when spending it with her husband and dogs. 

Professional Associations and Community Involvement
  • First Aid and CPR Pro
  • Violent Incident Defense Strategies (VIDS)
  • Question Persuade Refer (QPR)
  • Safe Zone Ally
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Audrey Krimm

Phone: (402)-472-4777

Audrey is originally from Silver Spring, Maryland, and earned her B.S. in Anthropology from the University of Maryland, College Park. While working as a Graduate Assistant for Outdoor Adventures she is pursuing a Masters degree in Leadership Education. In addition to helping people grow, she is passionate about biking, whitewater kayaking, and backcountry cooking.

Professional Associations
  • Association of Outdoor Recreation and Education Member
Professional Certifications
  • American Canoe Association
  • Wilderness Medicine Associates
  • American Red Cross
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Joseph Hinnant

Contact Jared: jhinnant2@huskers.unl.edu

Phone: (402)-472-4777

Joe, an Outdoor Adventures Graduate Assistant, is coming from The Colony, Texas, to be one of our Outdoor Adventures Graduate Assistants. He has earned a B.S. in Conservation Science from Texas Tech University and will be studying towards a M.S. in Natural Resources Sciences, Human Dimensions at University of Nebraska - Lincoln. He enjoys riding his bike and spending time out in nature.

   
Professional Certifications
  • American Canoe Association
  • Wilderness Medicine Training Center

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Mission Statement:

Campus Recreation is committed to enriching the educational experience by promoting lifelong healthy living. We are dedicated to celebrating differences, providing active and innovative recreational opportunities, cultivating a community of supportive relationships, and developing global leaders.