Tina Villard

Tina Villard is the Senior Associate Athletic Director in charge of managing the Gibbs Recreation and Wellness Center. She also serves as the Sports Administrator for the Rice Varsity Women’s Swim Team, Operations Section Chief for the Crisis Management Team, and is an executive coach for Rice Human Resources. Tina has been at Rice for over 22 years and understands the university in many capacities. 

Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, Tina earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from Brock University. She earned a Master’s Degree in Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Safety (HPERS) from Middle Tennessee State University.


Brock University, B.S.

Middle Tennessee State University, M.S.


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