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PhD Candidate, Recreation and Leisure Studies, University of Waterloo

Kevin has worked in recreational programming for approximately 10 years and has a passion for recreational sport, leadership development and community. His research interests include sport participation, sport and recreation facilities, program outcomes and campus recreation. Over the last two years, he's served as a member of the NIRSA Canada Leadership Team. For his PhD, he'd like to conduct research in the Campus Recreation space to help better understand how post-secondary institutions and campus recreation professionals can meet students' changing needs.

Peer-Reviewed Publications
Wilson, K., Evans, Z. C. T., Miller, P. J., & Brown, D. (2022). A rapid review of recommendations for mitigating COVID-19 transmission in community sport and recreation facilities. The Health & Fitness Journal of Canada, 15(1), 31–53.

Wilson, K. E. S., & Millar, P. (2021). Intramural Sport Participation: An Examination of Participant Benefits, Service Quality, Program Satisfaction, and Student Retention. Recreational Sports Journal.

Wilson, K. E. S., Wood, L. & Snelgrove, R. (Accepted) If You Build it Will They Come? The Mediating Roles of Human Resource and Program Capacities. Recreational Sports Journal

Wilson, K. E. S., & Millar, P. (Accepted). Investigating the sport participation legacy of a major event: The case of one multi-use sport facility. International Journal of Sport Management and Marketing.


  • 2020–2021
    Teaching Assistant, University of Waterloo
  • 2018–2020
    Graduate Assistant, University of Windsor

Professional Memberships

  • NIRSA Student Member
  • Parks and Recreation Ontario (PRO) Member