Biographical Sketch

Cory Lea Breithoff is a graduate teaching assistant in the College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences at West Virginia University (WVU) in Morgantown, W.V. Cory earned her B.S. and M.S in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) from WVU. She is currently completing her doctorate in Kinesiology/Coaching and Teaching Studies with a cognate in higher education administration from WVU. This is her second year on the CPASS Dean’s Student Advisory Board. She is also a member of West Virginia Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (WVAHPERD), Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE America) and Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA). Cory has been a teacher and coach in public schools as well as an instructor at the collegiate level. She is certified by the National Federation for High School Sports (NFHS) as well as American Association for Cheerleading Coaches and Administration (AACCA) in coaching principles and safety. Cory has presented on physical activity integration in after-school programming. Current projects include publications on initial teacher certification in the United States, undergraduate and graduate student career preparation, and career phases of PETE faculty. In her spare time Cory enjoys spending time with her family, teaching cheerleading, and playing golf.