Inside Athletics

Pattye Stragar
Pattye Stragar
Title: Fitness Operations Manager
Phone: 412-268-1235
Previous College: Kent State
Bachelor's Degree: Physical Education
Graduate School: Ithaca
Master's Degree: Physical Education

Pattye Stragar is in her 10th year with the Carnegie Mellon Department of Athletics. She graduated from Kent State University with a bachelor's degree in physical education with a minor in coaching and secondary education and earned her master's degree in physical education from Ithaca College.

Since 2003, Pattye is certified in Zumba, jump stretch, group step, health & fitness for the 21st century, spinning, profile designs & heart rate games, sports nutrition, yoga fundamentals, group strength, kick boxing, aquatic exercise, personal training, program design and application, group fitness studio owners, Pilates matwork, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, Kettle Weights, small group training, Insanity, Tabata Bootcamp and deep water exercise.

Pattye teaches physical education classes including fitness instructor training, fitness fusion, aqua at both ends, adult swimming, beginning tennis, badminton and golf.

Stragar is a certified lifeguard, certified in CPR/AED for the professional rescuer, has her Water Safety Instructor certification and is a CPO - certified pool operator, registered with Allegheny County as a public bathing place operator and has a category 24 pesticide certification.

Prior to working at Carnegie Mellon, Pattye was the women's gymnastics coach, sychronized swimming advisor, cheerleading advisor, women's intramural director, taught physical education classes & private lessons in golf and tennis at Northwestern University.

Pattye's office is located in the Jared L. Cohon University Center near the gym and equipment desk. You can contact her at 412-268-1235 or by email.