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Eric Stein
Position: Senior Associate Athletics Director
Alma Mater: Evansville '75
Eric Stein came to Stanford in 2006 in a newly created position as the senior associate director of athletics for physical education, recreation and wellness. In this role, he oversees the physical education program, recreation classes, fitness and wellness services, intramural sports, outdoor education, club sports and the recreational usage of all of departmental facilities including the Arrillaga Center for Sports and Recreation and Arrillaga Outdoor Education and Recreation Center. 

Stein has played a leadership role in developing the BeWell@Stanford program, the university's wellness initiative whose mission is to create a healthier Stanford by developing a culture of wellness that reaches every person on campus.

Stein also serves as the sport administrator for men's and women's golf, men's and women's fencing and women's squash programs.

Stein came to The Farm from Princeton, where he served as the associate athletic director for physical education and campus recreation for 23 years. He was responsible for all non-varsity athletics at Princeton which included physical education, intramural sports, club sports, informal recreation and recreational facility usage. He was connected to the varsity golf programs for 17 years and served as the men's head coach from 1988-95, while also starting the women's program and serving as head coach form 1991-05. His teams won nine Ivy League titles and advanced to nine NCAA Championships.

A past president of the National Intramural Recreational Sports Association, Stein is also past chairman of the NCAA District II Men's Golf Committee and was a member of the NCAA Women's Mid-East/Atlantic District Committee.

Before his time at Princeton, Stein served as the director of intramural and recreational sports at the South Carolina, and was campus recreation director at Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Stein received his bachelor's degree in physical education from Evansville and his master's degree in physical education from Illinois.

Stein and his wife, Robyn, live in Mountain View with their daughter, Elyssa, and have two older sons, Ryan and Matt.