• Jewell Promoted to Manager of Club Sports, Intramurals and Sports Camps
    June 14, 2021
    Nick Jewell has been promoted to the position of manager of club sports, intramurals and sports camps, as announced by Dr. G. Anthony Grant, MIT director of athletics/DAPER department head. Jewell had served as the interim manager of club sports, intramurals and sports camps since December 2020.
  • Get to Know New MIT Women's Basketball Head Coach Lucia Robinson-Griggs
    May 12, 2021
    Lucia Robinson-Griggs, the recently named 13th women's basketball head coach in MIT history, discusses her transition from assistant and associate head coach at MIT to becoming the head coach of the Engineers, her vision for the program, and what she's most excited about for the upcoming season.
  • "Meet the Staff" - Assistant Manager of Events and Rentals John Bryan
    May 05, 2021
    As part of a series that is taking place throughout the 2020-21 academic year, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is featuring a number of head coaches and DAPER staff members. This next installment of the series features assistant manager of events and rentals John Bryan, who was recently promoted into his current position in DAPER.
  • Lucia Robinson-Griggs Named as Women's Basketball Head Coach/Physical Education and Wellness Instructor
    May 05, 2021
    Lucia Robinson-Griggs has been named as the MIT women’s basketball head coach/physical education and wellness instructor, as announced by Dr. G. Anthony Grant, director of athletics/DAPER department head. She returns to MIT from Vassar College (N.Y.), where she has served as the women’s basketball head coach and physical education instructor since September 2019.
  • "Meet the Staff" - Assistant Department Head/Director of Facilities Dan Martin
    April 21, 2021
    As part of a series that is taking place throughout the 2020-21 academic year, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is featuring a number of head coaches and DAPER staff members. This next installment of the series features assistant DAPER department head/director of facilities Dan Martin, who is in his 25th year at MIT.
  • An Inside Look and Update from the DAPER Culture Committee
    April 01, 2021
    Over the 2020-21 academic year, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) has established the DAPER Culture Committee, which consists of 10 DAPER staff members from throughout the various areas of the overall department. The co-chairs of the committee are Ali Lamothe, business manager for recreation, and Melanie Appleman, senior administrative assistant of intercollegiate athletics.
  • "Meet the Staff" - Assistant Director of Athletics Brittany Bresley
    March 03, 2021
    As part of a series that is taking place throughout the 2020-21 academic year, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is featuring a number of head coaches and DAPER staff members to learn more about them. This next installment of the series features Brittany Bresley, who was recently named as the MIT assistant director of athletics for compliance and student-athlete development in January 2021.
  • NEWMAC Presidents Council’s Statement on Spring Sports
    March 01, 2021
    The NEWMAC Presidents Council has outlined a path forward for Spring Sports. The Presidents continue to hold the safety and well-being of student-athletes and surrounding communities as its primary focus when making decisions around the impact of COVID-19 and the resumption of intercollegiate athletic competition. As part of this decision, the conference will require ongoing testing, universal masking and other modifications to game management standards as part of its health and safety protocols for student-athletes, coaches, officials and game personnel at institutions choosing to participate this spring. These additional precautions exceed the current NCAA guidance for spring sports.
  • DAPER Announces Cancellation of 2021 Spring Sports Competition
    February 11, 2021
    MIT director of athletics/DAPER department head Dr. G. Anthony Grant announced today that MIT will not compete in spring sports for the spring 2021 semester due to ongoing health and safety concerns stemming from the Covid-19 pandemic. This will impact baseball, men’s heavyweight crew, men’s and women’s lightweight crew, women’s openweight crew, men’s and women’s lacrosse, sailing, softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s and women’s outdoor track and field and men’s volleyball.
  • "Meet the Staff" with Dr. G. Anthony Grant - Director of Athletics/DAPER Department Head
    February 09, 2021
    As part of a series that is taking place throughout the 2020-21 academic year, the Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) is featuring a number of head coaches and DAPER staff members to learn more about them. This next installment of the series features Dr. G. Anthony Grant, who is in his second year as the MIT director of athletics/DAPER department head after starting his job at MIT on February 10, 2020.
  • DAPER Raises Over $146,000 in "Giving Tuesday" Event
    January 20, 2021
    Cambridge, Mass. (January 20) -- In the recently held "Giving Tuesday" event, the MIT Department of Athletics, Physical Education and Recreation (DAPER) raised a total of $146,105.90, as announced by Dr. G. Anthony Grant, MIT’s director of athletics/DAPER department head. Overall, DAPER secured 648 total gifts from 549 donors.