Meet the Team
Enhance the quality of life by providing the best possible public recreational facilities, open natural spaces and programs for our citizens and surrounding communities.
Successful partners are those who do more than just fulfill their given roles. They bring something extra to the table, a unique perspective, a team-focused approach. Solidly grounded research and professional experience. Solutions that radiate outside of their defined roles. At the Community & Recreation Center this is standard and we strive for excellence in all we do.
Paul Besterman, BS
Director of Recreation and Leisure Services
Paul has served as the Director of Recreation and Leisure Services for the past 20 years. Prior to coming to the Township, he served as the Director of Parks and Recreation for Cranberry Township, worked as a Program Director for YMCAs in the USA, Japan and The Philippines. Paul started his full-time career developing youth programs for the Walt Disney World Corporation and has over 30 years’ experience in the field. He has a BS from Slippery Rock University in Parks and Recreation with an emphasis in Business Management. Paul enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters.
Ryan McCleaster, MS, CPRP
Assistant Director of Recreation and Leisure Services / Facility Supervisor
Ryan has a Master's degree in Instructional Leadership with an emphasis in Sport Management from Robert Morris University and a Bachelor's degree in Education from Bowling Green State University. He brings to the Township over 20 years of experience in Sport/Fitness Management recently having worked for The Wilfred R. Cameron Wellness Center of The Washington Hospital as Director of Operations. Prior to the Wellness Center, Ryan served as the Athletic Director for the Pittsburgh Athletic Association and also worked in the athletic departments at the University of Pittsburgh and Robert Morris University.
In his free time, Ryan enjoys spending time with his children and staying active through weight training, basketball and golf.
Melissa Mattucci Lindberg, MS, WSI
Marketing & Membership Supervisor
Melissa Matucci Lindberg joined the Township of Upper St. Clair at the end of March as the Assistant Aquatics Supervisor. She recently worked as a Personal Coach for Altheus at Healthtrax Fitness and Wellness in Bethel Park. Prior to Healthtrax, Melissa interned as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist at St. Clair Hospital’s Cardiac Rehab Department, as well as interned at Laurel Highland Health Center (Latrobe, PA) as an Aquatic Therapist. Melissa received a bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University, and a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology with a minor in Aquatic Therapy from West Virginia University.
In her spare time, Melissa enjoys working out with her husband and shopping.
Lisa Reutzel, MS, ACE-PT
Lisa Reutzel is the Fitness Supervisor at The Township of Upper St. Clair Community & Recreation Center at Boyce Mayview Park. She is responsible for overseeing the day to day operations within the fitness department, as well as coordinating and implementing fitness events for Upper St. Clair residents and surrounding communities.
Lisa is a Certified Personal Trainer through American Council of Exercise (ACE) and a Certified Level 3 YogaFit Instructor through Yoga Alliance (working towards her 200-hour certification).
She has been working in the fitness field for over 11 years as a personal trainer and group exercise instructor. She enjoys teaching strength and yoga classes and knows the importance of being proactive with one's health by leading a healthy, active lifestyle. When she is not working, she enjoys spending time outdoors; hiking, trail running, camping and kayaking.
Christopher Biswick, BS, CPRP, WSI, LGI
Chris Biswick is the Aquatics Supervisor for Upper St. Clair Recreation Center. Chris recently worked at the Sewickley Valley YMCA as the Lifeguard Coordinator, and as the Assistant Swim Team Coach for Quaker Valley High School. Prior to his work in Sewickley, Chris worked at the Valley Points Family YMCA as the Aquatics Director. He is a graduate of Clarion University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Liberal Studies with a Concentration in Education.
In his free time, Chris loves to run, and is constantly training for marathons.
Jeremy Lemley, BA
Buildings & Grounds Administrator
Jeremy joined the Recreation and Leisure Services Department in February 2009 as Maintenance Supervisor and was promoted to the Public Works Department as Buildings & Grounds Administrator in 2016.
A Bethany College graduate, Jeremy received a BA in Sports Management. He previously worked as the Site Manager in the Housekeeping Department for Central Property Services at the Petersen Events Center. Jeremy has also served as the Site Manager for CPS at the Jewish Community Center in Squirrel Hill where he was responsible for both the Maintenance and Housekeeping Departments.
In his free time he enjoys spending time with his wife (Erica), two dogs (Mia and Calypso) and cat (Brutus). He also enjoys golf and watching College Football and NASCAR.
Lynn Walcoff, BA
Community Program Coordinator
Lynn began her Recreation Department journey by working part-time as the Township's Older Adult Program Coordinator. Since May of 2005, Lynn has coordinated community programs and activities on a full-time basis. As part of the Recreation team and a Township resident, she enjoys having the opportunity to continue along the path of learning, having fun, and interacting with our many program participants. Her door and mind are always open to suggestions and ideas for new classes and improvements to existing programs.
Tyler Walker, BA
Guest Relations Coordinator
Tyler began his journey with the C&RC in April of 2019 and currently serves as the Guest Relations Coordinator. He previously worked with YMCAs in Pittsburgh and Omaha, serving in Business Operations as well as Youth and Family Outreach.
Tyler is a graduate of Allegheny College and currently pursuing a Masters Degree in Organizational Leadership with Robert Morris University. He strives to better connect individuals with programs that enhance their quality of life.
In his spare time, Tyler loves to travel, hike and connect with friends.
Maura Trombetta, BS, ACSM-EP-C
Maura joined the C&RC team as a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer in 2014. Since that time, she has worked in various departments of the C&RC including fitness, aquatics, and community programs.
Maura graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Exercise Science from Slippery Rock University. She is a Certified Exercise Physiologist through the American College of Sports Medicine. In addition, she holds a variety of current specialty certifications such as ACE Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Fit for Birth Pre & Post Natal Exercise Specialist, AFAA Group Exercise Instructor, and more. She leads an array of group exercise classes at the Center and has experience training a variety of individuals ranging in age and ability.
She enjoys sharing her knowledge and passion with individuals looking to reach their health and fitness goals.
Amanda Sekanic, MS
Assistant Community Programs Coordinator
Amanda joined the C&RC in January 2019 as the Assistant Community Programs Coordinator. She was previously employed by the Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh where she worked in both the Children, Youth, and Family Department creating activities for children and teens at their after school program and summer camp, and the Sports and Recreation Department instructing, coaching, and leading programs and clinics.
She received her BA from Slippery Rock University before obtaining a MS in Recreation and Parks Management from Frostburg State University. In her free time, Amanda enjoys coaching basketball.
Cari Del Greco, BA, AFAA
Group Exercise Coordinator
A graduate of John Carroll University, Cari started out as a general participant of a number of the group exercise programs at the C&RC. Her frequency and enthusiasm for fitness soon gained her the attention of the Fitness Staff. It wasn't too long before she was recruited as a Group Exercise Instructor after attaining her AFAA certification and began leading many classes at the Center. Cari soon was promoted to the role of Group Exercise Coordinator after months of dedication and hard work within the department.
In her spare time, she enjoys playing cardio tennis and watching her children participate in the own recreational activities and sporting events.
Amy Kerman, BA
Facility Rentals Coordinator
Amy Kerman, a USC resident, joined the Recreation Department team in 2005. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and post-graduate certification in Education in Comprehensive Social Studies. Amy has worked with youth and older adults in various capacities, as a teacher, tour organizer, mentor, camp director, and volunteer Girl Scout leader. She is a resident of the Township and the proud mother of Rebecca and Sarah.
If you come to the Community & Recreation Center, either for a tour or to become a member, Storm will be one of the C&RC Membership Specialist who takes care of you. Storm also teaches the Dog Obedience class for Upper St. Clair Township. Her expertise and proficiency has been made known by taking just one glance at one of her three well-trained German Shepherds. Storm has lived in USC for 23 years, and has one son, Scott, who is active in the United States AirForce.
"I really enjoy my job, as it's so exciting to see how the community is embracing our new facility. Besides, I love to talk to new people, so Membership is a perfect fit for me."
Tara Fox is the Confidential Secretary to the Director of Recreation and Leisure Services. She was a Welcome Center Representative at the Western Area YMCA and a Paralegal at Richard Ducote, PC before coming to the Community and Recreation Center. Tara has an Associates Degree in Paralegal and a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. She likes volunteering her time and talent at various charities, non-profits and community organizations, but most of all Tara enjoys spending time with her husband, Steve and daughter, Sadie.
Sandy has worked in child care for seven years. She has also worked in a pediatrician's office and for the Chartiers Valley School District. She has done volunteer work for Pittsburgh Vision Services, helping with their Preschool Vision Screening program. She is certified in Adult and Child CPR and AED training, Infant CPR, and the American Heart Association Heartsaver First Aid program. She has all current state clearances. Sandy has three sons, and resides in Bridgeville with her husband of 25 years. In her spare time, she enjoys crafting and cross stitching.
Location, Hours, and Contact information
5:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
6:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Outdoor Aquatics Facility
11:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Aquatic and Fitness areas close 15 minutes prior to building closing.
Boyce Mayview Park
Dawn to Dusk
Mon - Fri
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
1551 Mayview Road Upper St.Clair, Pennsylvania 15241
New Year's Eve
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
New Year's Day
Accessibility contact for the Community and Recreation Center: Mr. Paul Besterman, Directory of Recreation & Leisure Services at 412.831.9000, ext 656.