Meet Our Professional Staff
Patty Donohue Ebach - Director of Recreation Services
Patty has worked in the fitness, health and wellness industry for over 30 years. She has a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science and Master of Science in Kinesiology from the University of Michigan. She also has a Master of Science certificate in Complementary Medicine and Wellness from Oakland University.
Patty joined Schoolcraft College as an adjunct faculty member in the College’s Physical Education department in 2005 before transitioning to managing the fitness center, which opened in 2012. Patty and the recreation staff have since taken on the additional responsibility of operational oversight for the St. Joe's Sports Dome and St. Joe's Mercy Elite Sports Center.
Prior to her coming to Schoolcraft College, Patty worked in the health and fitness industry managing corporate fitness centers and wellness programs in both the for-profit and non-profit sectors.
Matt Cooper - Recreation Facilities Manager
Matt has over 15 years of experience in fitness center management and operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a Specialization in Health Promotion from Michigan State University. He has been a Certified Personal Trainer through the American Council on Exercise (ACE) since 2005 and is a Weight Management Specialist, also through the American Council on Exercise.
Matt joined the Schoolcraft College Fitness Center team as an Assistant Recreation Manager in 2016. He currently manages the daily operations of the Fitness Center, St. Joe’s Sports Dome, and St. Joe's Mercy Elite Sports Center.
Prior to joining the Schoolcraft College Fitness Center, he worked as a Facility Operations Manager and Assistant Fitness Director for the JCC of Metro Detroit, and has been an in-home Personal Trainer.
Megan Monthei - Assistant Manager, Recreation Services
Megan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology, with a concentration in Exercise and Sports Science from Wayne State University, and a Master's Degree in Community Health from Wayne State. She is a Certified Personal Trainer and Weight Management Specialist through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
Megan started her career in the health & fitness field in 2017 as an intern here at the Schoolcraft Fitness Center before taking on the role of Membership Services Specialist and now Assistant Manager of Recreation Services. She has responsibility for all administrative, social media, marketing and programming tasks in order to enhance the member experience in the Fitness Center. She manages all social media accounts, marketing and website for the St. Joe's Sports Complex. Megan also plays a key role with ensuring the smooth operation of recreation activities in the Fitness Center, St. Joe's Sports Dome, and St. Joe's Mercy Elite Sports Center.
Walt Stecko - Business Office Manager
Walt has more than 30 years of financial management experience in retail, telecommunications and information technology. He has a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Detroit Mercy and a Master of Science in Finance from Walsh College.
Walt has been with the Fitness Center since it opened in 2012. He plays a key role in ensuring smooth operations of member management software, handles membership billing processes, and serves as the initial contact for existing and prospective rental groups for the St. Joe’s Sports Dome and St. Joe's Mercy Elite Sports Center.
After initially retiring from AT&T, Walt had been self-employed and served as a consultant to various companies and non-profit organizations.