Department of Exercise and Sports Science
Scott Armstrong (2007)
B.A., 1973, Malone College
M.Ed., 1985, Ashland University
Ph.D, 1992 , Kent State University
Ralph Hodge (1979)
B.A., 1976, Olivet Nazarene University
M.A.E., 1996, Olivet Nazarene University
Ritchie Richardson (1991)
B.A., 1984, Lincoln Memorial University
M.A.T., 1992, Olivet Nazarene University
Doug Porter (1998)
B.A., 1977, Wheaton College
M.S., 1985, North Texas State University
Brenda P. Williams (1998)
B.S., 1977, University of Alabama
M.A.E., 1979, University of Alabama-Birmingham
William Bahr (1999)
B.S., 1996, Olivet Nazarene University
M.B.A., 2002, Olivet Nazarene University
Gary Newsome (2000)
B.S., 1974, Olivet Nazarene University
M.S., 1982, Chicago State University
Brian Hyma (2001)
B.S., 1993, Liberty University
M.A., 1999, Western Michigan University
Nathan Brown (2007)
B.A., 2000, Mid America Nazarene University
M.A.T., 2003, Olivet Nazarene University
M.B.A., 2007, Olivet Nazarene University
April Kamba (2007)
B.S., 2001, Eastern Illinois University
M.S., 2002, Eastern Illinois University
J. Todd Reid (2007)
B.S.,1993, Mount Vernon Nazarene University
M.S., 1996, United States Sports Academy
Tim Annis, M.A., Certified Athletic Trainer
Nicholas Birkey, B.S.
Jay Bohner, M.A.E.
Obie Coomer, Ed.S.
Justin Crew, M.O.L.
William Geasa, Jr., M.A., Certified Athletic Trainer
Dustin Hada, M.A.T.
Amanda Jensen, M.A.E.
Michael McDowell, B.A.
Carla Schimmelpfennig, M.A.
Charles Stephen Wilt, M.S.
The Department of Exercise and Sports Science seeks to prepare the student to teach physical education and health in the public schools, pursue graduate studies in physical therapy or exercise physiology, seek a career as a certified athletic trainer, a career in the sports management or recreation related fields. The diverse curricular offerings of the department, integrated with several supporting courses from other disciplines, give the student a solid foundation for a career in the exercise and sports science profession. Striving to enhance Christian values and character provides our majors a quality education with a Christian perspective.
Internships are designed to extend the student's learning experience by working in an organization that is appropriate for the student's career interest. Internships require the approval of the department head and students are under the direct supervision of a member of the Department of Exercise and Sports Science. Completion of all core requirements and senior standing are required for internship placement. All Exercise and Sports Science majors and minors must obtain a grade of "C-" or above in all Physical Education and/or Exercise and Sports Science courses to meet the requirements for graduation. For more detailed information on programs and career opportunities, contact the Chair of the Exercise and Sports Science Department.