Merideth named Springville rec director
Springville City is pleased to announce that Corey Merideth has been hired as the new recreation director for the city. His employment with Springville City started on Monday, March 23.
His responsibilities include all recreation sports programs, all field and facility care and organization and leadership of the Recreation Department. He will also oversee the Springville City Pool, the Senior Citizens Center and city-wide activities including Art City Days and other city events.
Corey Merideth was raised for most of his life in Springville. He was employed as the Assistant Parks and Recreation Director for Springville City from 1999 to 2008. Following his employment with Springville, he accepted a position as the recreation supervisor for Spanish Fork City, where he served until his recent assignment and promotion with Springville City.
Merideth has over 20 years of experience working in recreation-related fields. He received his bachelor of science degree in parks, recreation and tourism at the University of Utah. Under his leadership, the department he managed received several awards and commendations including Outstanding Department of the Year at Springville High School, Outstanding Department of the Year from the Utah Recreation and Parks Department (on two separate occasions) and the Facility Award by the Utah Recreation and Parks Association.
Merideth has also served, and continues to serve, on several boards and committees including the Central Utah Recreation and Parks Association, the Central Scholarship Committee, the Nebo Youth Tackle Football League Board, and the Utah Girls Softball Association (serving as the treasurer). He was also the director of the
Utah Boys Baseball Association State Pinto League.
He has also served as the assistant football coach for over 20 years and as the assistant baseball coach for 10 years at Springville High School.
Merideth and his wife Megan (Christensen) are the parents of four children.
“Corey will help our Recreation Department grow and improve. The mayor and council are very excited that Corey is here in Springville and look forward to seeing where he takes Springville Recreation,” said Springville City Councilmember Chris Creer.
Please join us in welcoming Corey Merideth to his new role with Springville City.