A valuable cog in Texas A&M’s Center of Student-Athlete Services since 2006, Chris Barttelbort serves as the senior scholastic supervisor for the women’s swimming and diving program and the track and field teams.
Barttelbort has been instrumental in the selection of four Texas A&M student-athletes as Elite 89 Award winners. The Elite 89 Award is given to the student-athlete with the highest grade point average among the competitors at an NCAA Championship final site. Winning the Elite 89 while working with Barttelbort were swimmers Ella Doerge in 2010, Alyssa Conner in 2011 and Emily Neubert in 2015 and track athlete Will Barry in 2012.
Many student-athletes under his direction have earned Academic All-District and All-America honors, as well as conference Academic Honor Roll mention. The swimming and diving team has produced a team grade point average over 3.0 since Barttelbort’s arrival in 2006-07, and the program has earned Team Scholar All-America Awards every year.
Highly respected by his peers, Barttelbort received a Texas A&M Athletics Award of Excellence in 2009 and the Ed Guthrie Advisor Award in 2011 from the Texas A&M University Advisors and Counselors. In 2015, Barttelbort was one of five recipients for the prestigious President’s Award for Academic Advising from Texas A&M
A member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics, Barttelbort facilitated the
NCAA Regional Leadership Conference in 2007 and 2008.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Barttelbort earned a bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Michigan and a master's degree in Sport Administration from Central Michigan University. Prior to joining Texas A&M athletics, Barttelbort served as an academic counselor at Ohio University and Central Michigan.
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