Sarah Wattenberg joins the UNLV Academic Success Center during the summer of 2017 as the Student-Athlete Engagement Specialist. Her main responsibility is the coordination of the R.E.B.S. Life Skills Programming which promotes reaching excellence beyond sport.
Prior to coming to UNLV, Sarah served as the Andrew '78 and Margaret Paul Assistant Director of Athletics for Student Services at Cornell University in Ithaca, New York from 2012-2017 where she oversaw the academic, personal needs, and athletic counseling for all Big Red athletes. Sarah earned her Master's Degree in 2005 from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga before returning to her Alma mater as the Assistant Athletic Trainer from 2005-2012. While an undergraduate at Cornell, Sarah was a two-time team captain of the Women's Track and Field team, an Ivy League Champion in the shot put, and the school record holder in the javelin and hammer throw.