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The Resident Success Team (below) is here to help you succeed at CCU. You will see us in the halls every day, so stop by and say hello. Scroll to learn more about them and find the Community Coordinator for your community.

David Betsch imageDavid Betsch joined University Housing at CCU in July 2011. He brings with him experience from five different universities, compiling more than 18 years of housing experience, including his undergraduate years working as a resident assistant. David earned his Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at the University of West Florida and his Master of Education in student personnel services at the University of South Carolina. David and his Resident Success Team are dedicated to creating a living and learning environment that is supportive of our residents’ academic pursuits.

David Betsch
Director of Resident Success  |  843-349-6403  |  Tradition Hall, room 135


Rachael Baker image

Rachael Baker is excited to provide her leadership at CCU in a different way as Associate Director for Resident Success after being both the Ingle Hall Community Coordinator and Assistant Director for Township Circle. Originally from Wisconsin, she graduated from Concordia University Wisconsin in 2008 with a Master of Science in student personnel administration. Rachael earned her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Wisconsin at Parkside in criminal justice as well as a paralegal certification from Carthage College in 2004. Rachael has worked as a residence hall director at the University of Wisconsin at Parkside, Savannah College of Art and Design, and St. Norbert College as well as served as a program coordinator and adviser for grant programs in the state of Wisconsin. Rachael is excited to share her passion as it pertains to the transition for first-year students at Coastal Carolina University.

Rachael Baker
Associate Director for Resident Success
Interim Assistant Director for Resident Success, Township Circle  |  843-349-6421  |  Tradition Hall, room 135


Elvington Loop

Chanticleer Hall

Lashaun Noel joined CCU in November 2021 as the Community Coordinator for Chanticleer Hall. More information about her coming soon.

Lashaun Noel
Community Coordinator, Chanticleer  |  843-349-4122  |  Chanticleer Hall, room 121


DeCenzo and Singleton-Young HallBrianna Glenn

Bri Glenn recently joined Coastal Carolina University in July 2020 as the Community Coordinator of Pat Singleton-Young Hall. She was born and raised in Martinsville, VA. Bri attended Radford University, in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, where she earned her bachelor's in education. After her earning her undergraduate degree, she spent one year working at Wingate University before earning a Master’s in Higher Education Leadership from Valdosta State University. Bri is excited to return to the Carolinas and be a part of Teal Nation.

Bri Glenn
Community Coordinator, Singleton-Young Hall
Interim Community Coordinator, DeCenzo Hall  |  843-349-4155  |  Singleton-Young Hall, room 121

Tradition HallDJ_Stroud

D.J. Moore returned to South Carolina in August 2020 as the Community Coordinator for Tradition Hall. D.J. is from Latta, South Carolina and attended Lander University where he earned his Bachelor’s degree in Sociology. While at Lander, D.J. served as a Head Resident Assistant and was an ACUHO-I intern for Harvard University’s Pre-College Program. D.J. earned his Master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of North Carolina Wilmington where he served as an Assistant Residence Coordinator and completed an internship with Maynooth University’s Student Union in Ireland. D.J. has a wide variety of interests including watching The Golden Girls, Grey’s Anatomy and his many Netflix obsessions, traveling to new places, collecting Funko Pops, and playing video games. D.J. is excited to be back in South Carolina and to be closer to his family.

D.J. Moore
Community Coordinator, Tradition Hall  |  843-349-4143  |  Tradition Hall, room 115

Sara BaileyAssistant Director

Sara Bailey joined Teal Nation in January 2021 as the Assistant Director for Resident Success, Elvington Loop. She has over 15 years of Student Affairs experience with the majority of those years in Housing and Residence Life. She has previously worked as the Director of Orientation and First-Year Experience at Beacon College, the Assistant Director for Residence Education at Georgia Southern University, and a Resident Director (Community Coordinator) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Arkansas State University, and Murray State University. She earned her Bachelor of Arts-Honors degree in Organizational Communication at Murray State University and her Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel Services at Arkansas State University. Sara enjoys working with first-year students and teaching first-year experience courses. She is excited to join the Resident Success team and Teal Nation!

Sara Bailey
Assistant Director for Resident Success, Elvington Loop  |  843-349-4071  |  Tradition Hall, room 116


Township Circle

Eaglin Hall

Rob Leibel (he/him/his) recently joined Coastal Carolina University in March 2022 as the Community Coordinator of Eaglin Hall. Rob received a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the West Virginia University Institute of Technology and a M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Random things about Rob: beginner at ukulele, enjoy hiking, enjoys listening to music, hates awkward silence, loves spicy wings, avid video gamer, and enjoys spending time with family & friends when he can! His inspiration is to help students build a foundation for success while in college and the rest of their lives through having a drive to be a life-long learner and form genuine, collaborative relationships with the students he works with. Rob is beyond excited to be back in the Carolinas and a part of Teal Nation!

Rob Leibel
Community Coordinator, Eaglin hall  |  843-349-5015  |  Eaglin Hall, room 121

Cait Lopes

Ingle Hall

Cait Lopes recently joined Coastal Carolina University in March 2021 as the Community Coordinator of Ingle Hall. She was born in Queens, NY and raised in the Bronx, NY. Cait attended St. John’s University in Queens, NY where she earned her Bachelor’s in Hospitality Management. Cait earned her Master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. She enjoys cooking, shopping, and going to the beach. Cait is very excited to be a part of Teal Nation and work with first year students at CCU!

Caitlin Lopes
Community Coordinator, Ingle Hall  |  843-349-6430  |  Ingle Hall, room 124


The Woods

Wesley Williams recently rejoined Coastal Carolina University in October 2020 as the Community Coordinator of the Woods. He was born and raised in Hemingway, SC. Wes attended CCU as undergrad and completed a degree in Business Administration, and he then went on to complete his Master of Education at DeSales University in Allentown, PA. Wes enjoys gaming, sports, music, and competition. He is excited to be back in Teal Nation once again and working with first-year students!

Wes Williams
Community Coordinator, The Woods  |  843-349-6419  |  Ingle Hall, room 122


University Place and the Gardens

Blue Ridge and PiedmontCarrie Bovill

Carrie Bovill joined University Housing in July 2019 and is the Community Coordinator for Blue Ridge. She is was born in Springfield, Massachusetts and was raised in Greenwood, South Carolina. Carrie went on to Morris College to earn a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice. Carrie continued with her studies at Clark Atlanta University earning a Master degree in Public Administration with a concentration in Community and Economic Development. Carrie's higher education journey began at Duke University as a Site Coordinator and is now excited to be apart of the CCU family.

Carrie Bovill
Community Coordinator, Blue Ridge
Interim Community Coordinator, Piedmont  |  843-349-6439  |  Grand Strand 102

Grand Strand, the Gardens, and Low CountryTom Scearce

Tom Scearce recently joined University Housing in April, 2021 as the Community Coordinator for Grand Strand and the Gardens. He is originally from Chicago, Illinois and went to Drake University where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Relations with a minor in Marketing. Tom then attended the University of Tennessee, Knoxville where he received his Master of Science degree in College Student Personnel. After graduate school, Tom worked at Regis University in Denver, Colorado as an Assistant Director of Housing. Tom enjoys baking, reality TV, exercising, and video games. He is passionate about helping students have a transformational college experience and is so excited to be a part of #TealNation!

Tom Scearce
Community Coordinator, Grand Strand and the Gardens
Interim Community Coordinator, Low Country  |  843-349-5067  |  Grand Strand 102


Milton D. Gore, Jr. joined University Housing in July, 2021 as the Community Coordinator for Sandhills. He is originally from Sunset Beach, North Carolina and went to UNC Pembroke where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Digital Art with a focus of Graphic Advertisement. Milton then attended the UNC Wilmington, where he received his Master of Higher Education Leadership. Milton enjoys spending time with his son, art, movies, exercising, and video games. He is passionate about helping students have a successful college journey and is excited to continue enhancing the abilities and potential students have at #TealNation! 

Milton Gore
Community Coordinator, Sandhills  |  843-349-5065  |  Grand Strand 102

Tyler Ward Assistant Director

Tyler Ward joined Coastal Carolina University in April 2021, as the Assistant Director for Resident Success for University Place and the Gardens. Originally from Pennsylvania, he graduated from Marywood University with a Master of Science in higher education administration and a Bachelor of Science from Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania in elementary education. Tyler brings with him twelve years of housing experience, most recently serving as the Director of Housing and Residence Life at Marywood University. He is excited to join the Resident Success Team and Teal Nation! 

Tyler Ward
Assistant Director for Resident Success, University Place and the Gardens  |  843-349-5066  |  Grand Strand 102


Housing Services

Megan GrandeyMegan Grandey joined Coastal Carolina University in October, 2021 as the Resident Success Specialist for Student Employment. She is originally from Greenfield, OH and received her Bachelors degree in Communications from Asbury University. In April 2021, she completed her Master’s degree in Student Development Administration, with an emphasis in Counseling, from Indiana Wesleyan University. Megan enjoys music, reading, and going to the beach. Megan is excited to join the housing team and serve the students at CCU!

Megan Grandey
Resident Success Specialist, Student Employment  |  843-349-6923  |  Ingle Hall 126



Robyn Svercauski recently joined the Resident Success Team as the Housing Services Coordinator. Robyn is originally from Bayonne, NJ and is a 2017 graduate of Coastal Carolina University, earning her degree in Public Health. After graduating from Coastal, Robyn went back to New Jersey and received her Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from Saint Peter's University where she also served as a Community Director for two and a half years. Robyn enjoys Disney, board games, and crafting! Robyn is excited to be back in Conway serving the residents of #TealNation! 

Robyn Svercauski
Housing Services Coordinator  |  843-349-5075  |  Grand Strand 102


David Speiser imageDavid Speiser is the Assistant Director for Housing Services and is responsible for desk and conference operations, as well as student staff recruitment and selection. He is originally from East Brunswick, N.J. David earned a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Hartford in West Hartford, Conn., and a Master of Education in College Student Affairs from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J. David enjoys connecting students with opportunities for leadership and growth.

David Speiser
Assistant Director for Housing Services  |  843-349-5057  |  Ingle Hall, room 129


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University Housing
Tradition Hall 135
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
843-349-6400 (phone)
843-349-6425 (fax)

Township Circle Desk

Elvington Loop Desk

University Place Desk

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