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Campus Recreation

Our Staff

Michael Potter

Title: Associate Director
Department: Department of Student Life
Campus Recreation
Phone: 803-777-4593
Office: Strom Thurmond Wellness & Fitness Center, Room 307
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I am passionate about student development and helping students prepare for life after college.

Contact for

Questions regarding organizational aspects of events/reservations, lockers, memberships, intramural sports, and sport clubs.


Michael began his campus recreation journey as a Competitive Sports Supervisor at the University of Florida. After graduating, he attended Ohio University for grad school and was the Club Sports Graduate Assistant. Since then, he worked at Penn State and Virginia Commonwealth University prior to moving to South Carolina.


M.S. Recreation and Sport Science
Ohio University

B.S. Sport Management
University of Florida


Orlando, Florida


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Michael loves to spend time with his wife and dog, Ellie. He enjoys hiking, traveling, and watching sports. Currently he is trying to find the best pimento cheese burger in South Carolina.


Challenge the conventional. Create the exceptional. No Limits.