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Brett Schnell
Brett Schnell

Position:
Senior HR Generalist / Trainer



Brett Schnell serves the athletics department as a senior human resources generalist / trainer. He assumed his current position in 2011. Schnell previously worked in the department as the assistant athletics director for human resources from 2004 to 2010.

Prior to arriving at UVa, Schnell was a human resources consultant for UVa Health Systems. He also served as a senior human resources generalist for Technicolor for four years, a human resources coordinator for Lowe's Inc. for four years and a sales representative for Crutchfield for three years prior to coming to Virginia.

Schnell was named a professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) in 2000, and a Senior Professional in Human Resources in 2001. He serves on the UVa Diversity Council, the Athletics Diversity Committee, the Athletics Reward and Recognition Committee, the UVa HR Exchange Committee and the UVa Athletics Restructuring Task Force.

Schnell graduated with a bachelor of arts from Wake Forest University in 1985. A native of Iowa City, Iowa, he resides in Charlottesville with his wife, Karen, and their daughters, Megan and Kaitlyn.