Brent Poulin joins City of Paso Robles Recreation Services Team
Poulin sworn in April 29
–The City of Paso Robles Recreation Services team has hired Brent Poulin to assist with recreational events and activities.
Poulin grew up playing football, basketball and baseball in Atascadero through many of the city’s recreation programs. He earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout and created a sign for Albert Baseball Field at Atascadero Lake Park for his Eagle Scout project. “I’m a big baseball guy,” he said. “I played a lot of Babe Ruth baseball games on that field and I wanted to create something for the place where I’d grown up playing the game I love.”
Poulin is a 2015 graduate from Springfield College in Springfield, Mass. and holds a bachelors in recreation management. While attending Springfield College he played for the baseball team as a first and third baseman. Poulin is currently putting his baseball skills to use as the assistant coach for the Atascadero High School junior varsity baseball team.
Dedicated to working in the field of recreation services, Poulin says his goal is to one day be a director of recreation services for a city such as Paso Robles.
As a recreation staff assistant, his responsibilities will include opening and closing the recreation facility at Centennial Park, assisting or leading recreational activities, helping with recreation events and overseeing recreational programs and activities to ensure that participants have an enjoyable experience.
“We are thrilled to have Brent as a part of our Recreation Services team,” said Lynda Holt, recreation services manager. “With his love of sports and commitment to recreation services, Brent is the perfect addition to our family.”
Poulin reported to the Centennial Park office on Friday, April 29 after taking his oath.