Meet the Harvard Varsity Club Staff, Your Team for Life.
BOB GLATZ '88
THE BROADBENT FAMILY EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE HARVARD VARSITY CLUB IN HONOR OF WILLIAM S. BROADBENT, JR. '06
Bob Glatz '88 is in his 21st year as the Broadbent Family Executive Director of the Harvard Varsity Club. Over the past two decades, Bob has helped grow the Varsity Club’s staff and resources, increase and improve its services to student-athletes and alumni, and extend the Club’s outreach far beyond Cambridge. A highlight of Bob’s tenure was working closely with Bill Markus ’60 on researching and publishing the HVC’s Third H Book of Harvard Athletics, which covers Harvard Athletics in depth from 1964 – 2010, and the first-ever complete history of the Harvard Varsity Club.
Prior to arriving at the Varsity Club, Bob was the Director of Admissions and Financial Aid at the Hackley School in Tarrytown, NY, where he also coached lacrosse and football. Bob was a starting running back on the 1987 Ivy champion football team and graduated from Harvard with a degree in psychology in 1988.
The proud uncle of 11 nieces and nephews, Bob spends a lot of time with family and also enjoys biking, kayaking, traveling, fishing, and attending concerts and sporting events. Bob is the former President of the John Grinold Chapter of the National Football Foundation and has served on the boards of the Harvard Club of Boston and the Matthew W. Houlihan Foundation.
ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR | FRIENDS GROUPS
Trevor MacDonald joined the Harvard Varsity Club in August 2013 as Assistant Director overseeing a portfolio of Friends groups. Currently as Associate Director Trevor works with the Friends of Baseball, Football, Hockey, Rowing, Rugby (Women’s), Sailing, Skiing, Softball, Squash, Water Polo and the Quigley Society to support their fundraising efforts. Additionally, Trevor coordinates the HVC online auction, HVC Golf Tournament (Ma.) and the HVC California Golf Tournament.
Trevor joined the Varsity Club after spending the past six years as a mid-westerner. He spent the last four years as a “Hoosier” working at Indiana University Purdue University of Indianapolis (IUPUI) as Director of Marketing and Operations in the athletics department, previously, Trevor spent two years as the Director of Marketing and External Relations at Washington University in St. Louis.
Trevor earned his master's degree in athletic administration from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass., in 2007. While a full-time student he served as a graduate fellow in the athletics department for two years at Springfield. A Conway, N.H. native, Trevor received his bachelor's degree in psychology from Colby College in Waterville, Maine in 2002. He participated in basketball, baseball and golf while at Colby.
MacDonald and his wife, Annica, have two children, Leah (9) and Logan (7). Trevor enjoys coaching and watching his kids in all their different sports, skiing with the family at Okemo and spending time on the Cape in the summers.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | FRIENDS GROUPS
Kristan Strout joined the Harvard Varsity Club in November of 2014 as an Assistant Director overseeing a portfolio of Friends groups. In this position, she work with Friends of Basketball, Fencing, Golf, Lacrosse, Polo, Soccer, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Track & Field, Volleyball, and Wrestling to support their fundraising efforts. Kristan transitioned to the Varsity Club after spending the past eight years as the Director of Operations for the Harvard Women’s Basketball program. Prior to arriving at Harvard, Kristan was a Graduate Assistant for Athletics and Admissions at Husson College in Maine.
A 2004 graduate of Stonehill College, Strout was a two-year captain of the women's basketball team under former Harvard player and assistant coach Trisha Brown '87. She earned a master's in sports leadership from Northeastern in 2008 and a MBA from Husson University in 2013.
JESSICA PERILLO '14
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | CAREER SERVICES & MEMBERSHIP
Jess Perillo '14 joined the Harvard Varsity Club in March of 2017 as the special assistant, and was promoted to assistant director, career services & membership, in July of 2018. In this role she is responsible for overseeing the HVC's Career Services program which supports the professional growth and development of all 1,200+ varsity student-athletes, as well as the HVC's annual fundraising efforts. Jess also oversees the Varsity Club's marquee events, the Senior Letterwinners' Dinner and Hall of Fame Dinner.
Jess was the 2015 recipient of the Getchell Award at our very own Senior Letterwinners' Dinner. A recruited infielder, Jess switched into a managerial role with softball after being sidelined by injuries. Because that wasn't enough, Jess also signed on to manage women's hockey her senior year. After Commencement, Jess served Harvard Athletics as a marketing intern and as the Recreation Coordinator in charge of the recreation programs.
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR | MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS
Andrew Chesebro joined the Harvard Varsity Club in August of 2016. With the Varsity Club, Andrew is responsible for all marketing and communications efforts in support of membership recruitment and retention, career services, and Friends groups. He is also responsible for enhancing the HVC's online community through the Club's social media channels, official website, and producing the HVC's e-newsletter, News & Views.
Prior to joining the Club, Andrew spent five years as a member of Harvard's Office of Athletic Communications, where he was responsible for coordinating all media relations, communications, and multimedia efforts for assigned programs, including men's basketball. Andrew also co-chaired Harvard's Social Media Committee, and oversaw the office's volunteer internship program and game-day staffing. Andrew spent four years as a member of the athletic communications office at American University in Washington, District of Columbia, prior to moving to Cambridge. He is a 2007 graduate of Niagara University.
MAILE SAPP '17
Maile Sapp '17 joined the Harvard Varsity Club in July of 2018. As the Special Assistant, Maile will help coordinate the marquee events for the Harvard Varsity Club, including Senior Letterwinners’ Dinner and Hall of Fame. She also sits closely with the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee and helps facilitate the Lettersweater and Freshman T-Shirt programs, amongst other student services.
She graduated from Harvard with a degree in psychology in 2017 after earning four varsity letters as a member of the Nordic ski team and receiving All-Academic honors. During her time as an undergraduate she also participated in the Coach for College program and served as the Co-Chair of Harvard's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. As Co-Chair, she helped establish the development of an executive board and spearheaded initiatives to improve the welfare of student-athletes, coordinated community service events, and consulted with the Ivy League and NCAA on legislation.
Following graduation, Maile spent the year teaching inner city students through an AmeriCorps education fellowship at Match Charter Public School.
An outdoor enthusiast, Maile loves to do anything in the mountains and on the water, yoga, art, drink chai lattes, eat tasty foods, and travel.