Services for Student Athletes

Staff Members

Each member of this office contributes to the success of the unit as a whole. We work closely with our students as they explore major and career goals, expand and reinforce study skills, and empower themselves with the values and life skills necessary to succeed in their academic endeavors and beyond.


Academic Advisors

Steve Stolp

Executive Director

Steve advises Football, Baseball, and Men's Basketball in addition to directing the unit and its programs. He has a PhD in Education from the University of Oregon.

Email: stolp@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5354

Dietrich Moore

Associate Director

Dietrich advises Men's and Women's Track & Field, Softball, and Volleyball. He also oversees the advising internship program. He has a Masters Degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon

Email: dmoore4@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5252

Chris Young

Academic Advisor

Chris advises Football, and Men's Basketball. He has a Bachelors of Arts from the University of Oregon in English Literature and a Masters in Education from the National University.

Email: cly@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-1036

Jennifer Jackson

Academic Advisor

Jennifer advises Football, Soccer, Mens and Women's Basketball, and Acrobatics & Tumbling. She has a Juris Doctor from the University of Alabama.

Email: jdj@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5429

Jeanene Gray

Academic Advisor

Jeanene advises Football and Lacrosse. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Spanish from Boise State University and a Masters of Education in Intercollegiate Athletic Leadership from the University of Washington.

Email: jeanene@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5592

Jeanene Gray

Ruben Telliyan

Academic Advisor

Ruben advises Men’s and Women’s Golf and Men’s and Women’s Tennis. He has a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Cal State University of Northridge and a Masters of Arts in Sport Management from the University of San Francisco.

Email: rubent@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-4851

Ruben Telliyan

Learning Specialists

Learning Specialists provide individualized content and skill building instruction to student-athletes. They are especially skilled in offering enhanced support to students that may be academically at-risk or have learning disabilities.


Nick Lougee

Learning Specialist

Nick specializes in Social Sciences. He has a PhD in Sociology from the University of Oregon.

Email: lougee@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-1787

David Salmon

Math & Science Learning Specialist

David runs the Math Lab, providing support for students taking math and science courses of all levels. He has a PhD in Physical Chemistry from University of California - Berkeley.

Email: dsalmon@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5428

Wendy Pierpont

Learning Specialist

Wendy has a Masters and Doctorate in Education from University of California - Berkeley.

Email: pierpont@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-6502

Blake Postma

Learning Specialist

Blake has a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Michigan and a Masters of Arts in Counseling from West Virginia University.

Email: bpostma@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5428

Anna Poponyak

Learning Specialist

Anna has a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Public Policy Planning and Management and a Masters in Educational Leadership from the University of Oregon.

Email: apoponya@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5355

Jessica Lopez

Learning Specialist

Jessica has a Bachelor of Science in Molecular Biology and a Masters of Science in Biology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.

Email: jlopez@uoregon.edu
Phone:(541)346-5342

Office & Support Staff

Shirley Brabham

Tutor Coordinator & Office Manager

Shirley coordinates the educational tutoring program and manages the day-to-day operations of the office. She came to Services for Student-Athletes in 2004 after working as a Legal Assistant for 20 years.

Email: shirleyb@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-1144

Sara Wells

Office Specialist

Sara has a Bachelor of Science in General Social Science, and a Master of Science in Educational Methodology, Policy, and Leadership, both from the University of Oregon.

Email: saraw@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5072

Brian Lee

Information Technology Consultant

Brian provides IT support and manages the IT Help Desk. He has a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a focus in Information Systems and Operations Manangement from the University of Oregon.

Email: blee@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5353

Brian Lee

Tony Burgess

Building Monitor

Tony oversees the Jaqua Academic Center during nights and weekends.

Email: anthonyb@uoregon.edu
Phone: (541)346-5359