Biographical Sketch

He began his physical education teaching career as a pre-service teacher at West Virginia University. Upon finishing his Masters degree, he taught 8 years of public school in Horry County, South Carolina, teaching 3 years of Elementary Physical Education and 5 years of Middle School Physical Education. When the opportunity to come back to where it all began presented itself, he felt the urge to take the jump. He is a West Virginia native (Parkersburg) and feels that it's great to be home doing what he loves.

Certifications

  • Pre-K-Adult Physical Education
  • 5-12 Health Education
  • National Board Certification, Early and Middle Childhood

Committees and Memberships

  • WVAHPERD
  • SCAHPERD

Educational Background

  • B.S. Physical Education Teacher Education, West Virginia University, 2005
  • M.S. Physical Education Teacher Education, West Virginia University, 2007

Professional Highlights

  • National Board Certified Teacher, Early and Middle Childhood Physical Education
  • Teaches PCK courses in the middle and secondary blocks in the PETE program

Research Interests