January 12, 2018



Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College has named Morgan Tullar as its Coordinator of Recreation and Fitness Programs. She will oversee all of RICís fitness programs for the entire campus community and monitor the Recreation Centerís cardiovascular center, weight room and aerobics studio. Tullar will also work with the varsity athletic programs in a strength and conditioning role.


ďI'd like to thank Athletic Director Don Tencher, Associate Athletic Director Jo-Ann D'Alessandro, and the search committee for this amazing opportunity,Ē Tullar stated. ďHealth and fitness is a huge priority for Rhode Island College and I am extremely grateful to be appointed to this position."  




The Randolph, Vermont native earned a masterís degree in sports management from the University of New Haven in 2016 and a bachelorís degree in exercise science from Central Connecticut State University in 2015. Tullar is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).


She was previously a health and fitness specialist at Pratt and Whitney locations in Connecticut where her responsibilities included providing accurate fitness assessments via FMS and BMI evaluations, as well as circumference measurements, blood pressure screens, and cardio-vascular endurance assessments. She also designed and implemented daily fitness programs via personal training and group training.


Tullar also served as a strength and conditioning graduate assistant at New Haven while obtaining her masterís degree. During her time at New Haven, she designed and implemented strength and conditioning programs for the womenís tennis and menís and womenís cross country programs. Tullar assisted in the design and implementation of strength and conditioning programs for womenís lacrosse, football, basketball, soccer, softball, baseball and track teams. She also assisted in weight room scheduling, supervision, cleanliness, spotting, and coaching for all teams.


She was a Div. I standout goalkeeper in womenís lacrosse during her undergraduate career at Central Connecticut. Tullar twice earned Northeast Conference (NEC) Goalkeeper of the Year honors and was awarded First Team All-NEC honors as a junior in 2014. She was twice named Second Team All-NEC and All-Tournament during her career.