Director of Recreation
Mike Rodier enters his ninth year at Assumption in 2015-2016, where he serves as the Director of Recreation. Rodier previously served as the athletics equipment manager before moving into his new position in August 2015.
In his position as equipment manager, Rodier was responsible for the issuing, maintaining and collection of all athletic equipment. In the fall of 2014, Rodier implemented a full-scale inventory system using SportSoft, which allows for up-to-the-minute inventory tracking for each of the college's intercollegiate athletic programs. He was also responsible for managing a comprehensive budget for the equipment room, tracking expenses for each athletic program including game equipment, uniforms and other expenditures. In addition, he helped coordinate the usage of athletic logos on the athletic uniforms and practice gear, working on conjunction with the athletic communications office and Kangaroo Crossing, the department's official apparel vendor.
In addition to his day-to-day duties, Rodier also serves the tournament director for the annual Laska Yuletide Invitational High School Basketball Tournament.
A 2006 undergraduate of Assumption, Rodier earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in history. In addition, he earned his MBA from Assumption in May 2012. As an undergraduate at Assumption, Rodier worked in the athletic department as a work study student during his four years.
Rodier currently resides in North Grafton, Mass., with his wife, Meghan, their son, Tim, and their daughter Elise.
Facilities Coordinator/Women's Rowing Head Coach
Aline Seekins begins her first full season as the head coach of the Assumption women’s rowing program in 2015-2016. In addition to her role as the rowing head coach, Seekins also serves as the facilities coordinator, where she oversses all student building staff and assists in all areas of facility management.
Prior to Assumption, Seekins was an assistant women’s rowing coach at Florida Institute of Technology for two seasons. While at FIT, she taught novice rowers and assisted with varsity practices, along with coordinating recruiting efforts and assisting with preparation of home regattas.
From 2009-2012, Seekins was a three-year member of the FIT varsity rowing team, where she was named to the 2009-2010 Novice All-Conference Team and was a three-time All-Conference selection overall.
Most recently, Seekins has served as the head coach at Worcester Academy during the spring 2015 season.
Cheryl Cote serves as the aquatics coordinator with the Assumption College Department of Athletics and Recreation and works in the Plourde Recreation Center.
In her position, Cote administers the Learn to Swim program while also training the lifeguard staff at the Plourde Pool. A water safety instructor and lifeguard instructor, she works as a full-time teacher at North High School in Worcester.
Cote is a 1994 graduate of Assumption, where she graduated with a degree in English and psychology.