Intramural and Wellness Office


C.J. Jackson 

College-wide Intramural & Recreation Coordinator 

C.J is the leader of the Intramural and Recreation Sports Program. C.J received his undergraduate degree in Recreational Management and his master degree in Exercise Sports Administration from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He has been involved in the fitness world as a personal trainer for over three years. He is also a PED adjunct instructor at NOVA Annandale campus.


LauRae D. Upchurch


Wellness Coordinator 

LauRae has over a decade experience teaching group fitness and wellness. She began teaching as a graduate assistant in the Physical Education Department at Western Michigan University and has taught on NOVA’s Alexandria and Annandale campuses. Her speciality classes include cardio kickboxing, aqua fitness, sports conditioning, PiYo and Tabata. She hopes to improve the overall wellness of the students, staff and faculty of NOVA with creative interactive community based programming.


Jacob Brown

Athletics and Recreation Intern

Major: Health, Fitness, & Recreational Resources, Concentration in Sport Management