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Student Staff

Orientation and Family Programs offers students a unique leadership development opportunity that empowers them through engagement, challenge and accountability. Students have the opportunity to serve as Graduate Interns, Student Coordinators, Team Leaders and Orientation Leaders through our office.

Become a Orientation Leader

Graduate Interns

The Office of Orientation and Family Programs offers a variety of Graduate Internship opportunities for students pursuing their Masters degree.  Internships are available during the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters; each semester includes a unique experience from the other.  Please visit our Graduate Internship website for more information.

Student Coordinators

The Office of Orientation and Programs employs Student Coordinators; these students get firsthand experience with the planning, programming and implementation of Student and Family Orientations, new student camps and family programming.


Joy Craig

Major: English

Hometown: New Jersey

Molly Ballard

Ginger Lockey

Major: Business

Hometown: Pasadena, Texas


Tyahija Martin

Major: Business

Hometown: Bangkok, Thailand

Molly Ballard

Larissa Rios-Cruz

Major: Human Resources

Hometown: Marbella, Spain

Team Leaders

The Office of Orientation and Programs employs Team Leaders; these students assist with the recruitment, mentoring and training of the Orientation Leaders in Training throughout the year.

Christian Kenney

Ashley Adams

Major: Undeclared

Hometown: Pearland, Texas

Johnny Paz

D'Vaughn Delpit

Major: Undeclared

Hometown: New Orleans, Louisiana

Christian Kenney

April Rodriguez

Major: Mathematics

Hometown: Bandera, Texas

Kaylon Rochon

Carmen Oviedo

Major: Architecture

Hometown: Houston, Texas

Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders are a dedicated group of students who play an important role in facilitating the transition of new students and their families to UTSA. Our team is trained to share accurate information about academic, personal, and social resources while working collaboratively with faculty, staff and administrators. Orientation Leaders serve in a variety of activities such as New Student Orientation (Roadrunner Roundup), Family Orientation, Roadrunner Camp and the Orientation Leader Association.

Orientation Leader of the Year

EJ and Myron

The Orientation Leader of the Year is an award that is presented annually to an Orientation Leader that demonstrates an outstanding commitment to the mission, goals and purpose of orientation. In addition, these outstanding leaders demonstrate an exceptional ability to lead, motivate and serve as role-models for their fellow staff members.

The Orientation Leader of the Year 2014 is Carl Willis.

Meet our Professional Staff