Daniel Zayas

Daniel has been part of the Columbia family for over a decade now. Before joining the SPS Instructional Support team at Columbia University, he was an Administrative Assistant for four consecutive summers within the Columbia Athletics Department. In addition to working on special projects with the Athletic Director and senior staff, Daniel helped coordinate athletic events and prepared on-boarding materials for newly hired head/assistant coaches.

Daniel has a strong passion for team-building. In his current role, Daniel facilitated various team building exercises with objectives to boost team morale, job performance, interpersonal skills, and overall team chemistry. Building connections and establishing relationships are two of many things he enjoys professionally.

Outside of work, Daniel enjoys participating in athletic activities, learning, and traveling.  Here are a couple fun facts about Daniel: his favorite number is 2, his all-time favorite movie is Mr. & Mrs. Smith, and his favorite basketball player is Kyrie Irving.

Oh, one more thing…he loves cheesecake.