Facilities Staff

Professional Staff

    Todd Hammonds

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    Associate Director of Facilities and Operations

    831-459-4378 (phone)
    831-459-4070 (fax)
    Todd is originally from Evansville, IN.; Before attending Indiana University he spent almost 5 years on active-duty in the US Coast Guard. Todd earned both of his bachelor's and master's degrees in Kinesiology from Indiana University. He has been working here at OPERS for 9 years, and truly likes the OPERS work environment. When he is not in his office, you can find him playing basketball, golf, biking, gardening, or just relaxing at home with his wife Eve and son Alex.

  • Chance Decker

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    Business Development, Marketing and Events Manager

    831-459-5781 (phone)
    831-459-4070 (fax)
    Chance is originally from the Monterey Bay area before heading south to Long Beach to attend CSULB and later work professionally for the University as the Beach Pride Coordinator. After meeting his wife while working together at CSULB, Chance accepted a position back in the Bay Area with Red Bull as a Field Marketing Specialist before branching out on his own as an Experiential Marketing Event Producer for local and international organizations. If you are interested in participating in OPERS Fest or partnering with any of our diverse areas including hosting an event at OPERS, Chance is the guy to talk to.


  • Colin Allison

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    Facilities and Operations Supervisor


    Colin started working for OPERS in July 2015. Born and raised in New Jersey, Colin completed his Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University while working as an Intramural official and Supervisor. He worked at Villanova University in their Recreation and Athletics department as an Intramural Intern and varsity sports game manager. Colin comes to UCSC from University of New Haven, where he worked as the Graduate Assistant of Campus Recreation while he completed his Masters of Business Administration with a concentration in Sports Management. Colin oversees the operations of the Wellness Center and Facility Center, as well as memberships and equipment check-out. 

  • Stewart Brown

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    Maintenance Lead


    Stu has worked for 13 years at UCSC, he maintains the OPERS Aquatic Complex and fitness equipment in Wellness Center.  Additionally, Stu maintains the proper upkeep and maintenance of the Recreation vans and trailers.  Stu is also the Lead Maintenance worker on Projects and provides support for special events.

  • Edwin Hamilton

  • Senior Custodian