Meet the Staff

Eunice Donnelly - Director

Eunice is originally from Gaston County, NC where she found her passion for recreation!  Growing up with 3 younger siblings, the local recreation center was their favorite spot.  Whether it was learning how to play soccer, swimming over the summers, or watching her brothers tackle each other on the football field, she loved it.  At the age of 15, she accepted her first position at her local recreation center as a summer lifeguard.  During high school, she worked many roles within the recreation center; from lifeguard, swim instructor, basketball/soccer referee, scorekeeper to gym supervisor, and much more.  After graduating from high school, she continued her journey to Appalachian State University.  She received a bachelor's degree in Recreation Management with a focus in Parks and Recreation and a minor in Media Studies.  During her time at Appalachian State, she had the opportunity to live in Australia for 6 months, studying Recreation Management.  While visiting the great barrier reef, she held her first koala and ate tons of vegemite.  Eunice was honored to be chosen as the Undergraduate Commencement speaker.  She joyfully spoke about her passion for recreation and love for the outdoors!  Upon graduation, Eunice accepted a position at Cramerton Parks and Recreation Department, serving as their first Events and Program Supervisor.  In 2020, she came to Stallings Parks and Recreation Department as the Events Coordinator.  After planning and executing events for SPRD, she was promoted to Director - a dream come true!  Eunice strives to continue to expand Stallings Parks and make the town the BEST it can be!

Tori Crowe - Special Events Coordinator

Tori grew up in a small town in Ohio.  Always passionate about sports, she played basketball, softball, and golf in high school.  Eager to share her love of sports, she frequently caught pickup games with the neighborhood kids.  Upon high school graduation, Tori attended West Virginia University, where she worked in the Student Recreation Center as an intramural referee and supervisor.  She transferred to The University of Cincinnati, where she earned a bachelor's degree in Sports Administration.  While there, she worked with intramural programs, interned for the Cincinnati Reds and at the Western and Southern Tennis Open.  Her senior level internship was completed at a local high school athletic department.  After college graduation, she relocated to the Carolinas, where she served as a Park Ranger with Union County Parks and Recreation.  She joined the Stallings Parks and Recreation team in 2022, as the Special Events Coordinator.  Tori is committed to bringing enthusiasm and fun to all Stallings Park events and programs!

Nick Coffey - Sr. Maintenance Technician

Nick was born and raised in Monroe, NC.  Childhood vacations were spent exploring 48 contiguous US States and National Parks, where his love for Parks and Recreation was born.  Nick was his older sister's biggest fan, always cheering her on at volleyball and soccer games.  He had an inborn curiosity as to how things worked.  He loved taking things apart and putting them back together.  He soon earned the label "handy."  He has passed this curiousity to his son.  They can often be found putting intricate Lego sets together.  Nick and his wife, Katie, married in 2013 and have a beautiful son and daughter.  Nick attended Monroe High School, where he competed in football and golf.  After high school graduation, he attended UNC Pembroke, where he earned a bachelor's degree in Recreation Management.  Nick comes to Stallings Parks and Recreation from Union County Parks and Recreation.  He served Union County for 16+ years in many capacities, most recently as Asst. Park Superintendent.  Joining the Stallings team in 2023, Nick is passionate about keeping the Parks pristine and operating smoothly.

Kyle Haupt - Maintenance Technician

Kyle was born in Charlotte and raised in Monroe, NC.  Kyle graduated from Parkwood High School.  Kyle was a talented soccer player, playing from age 4 – 20 competitively.  A graduate from Appalachian State University, Kyle earned his B. S. in Parks and Recreation with a concentration on travel and tourism, a minor in Sociology and an “unofficial major in Snowboarding” 😊  Kyle served as a Chief for a Wilderness Camp for troubled teens, where he sharpened his self-taught survival skills.  Deeply rooted in the outdoors, Kyle enjoys camping, hiking, and nature identification.  Rumor has it that Kyle excels in grilling and makes the absolute best homemade jerky.  Married in 2014, Kyle and his wife Jennifer welcomed a beautiful baby girl in 2022.  Kyle comes to Stallings from Union County Parks and Recreation where he served as a Park Ranger for the past 7.5 years.  He is dedicated to keeping the parks functioning properly so that others may enjoy all outdoor experiences as much as he does.

Pam Furr - Administrative Assistant

Pam was raised in Ohio, and has lived in Texas, Kentucky, Georgia and finally North Carolina.  She graduated from Pickerington High School and attended The Ohio State University.  She has 4 grown children, and 3 grandchildren.  Free time is spent enjoying her family, especially watching her grandson play high school football.  She and her husband love riding motorcycles with friends and caring for their horses and donkeys.  She has worn many "hats" throughout her life.  She has served the public in many different forms.  Professionally, she has held many customer service positions, including managing 48+ vacation rental properties in Maggie Valley, NC, and serving as Director of Childhood Ministries in Georgia.  She is passionate about giving back - she was a certified foster parent in Georgia, and served as Guardian Ad Litem in North Carolina.  Always ready to help, Pam is dedicated to providing top notch customer service and support to Stallings Parks and Recreation.




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