April Kamba

Director of Kinesiology

Exercise and Sports Science

Serving as the Director of Kinesiology, Professor April Kamba has been with Olivet since 2006. She first started as a contracted Certified Athletic Trainer and Adjunct Professor until 2007 when she became the Athletic Training Education Program (ATP) Clinical Coordinator and Assistant Professor. 

Her passion for Exercise Science and the growth of the Kinesiology Major made for a successful transition into her current role. Professor Kamba holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from Eastern Illinois University and is currently working towards her PhD in Health and Human Performance from Concordia University in Chicago. 

Professor Kamba and her husband, Ken, have three sons, Carter, Crosby and Cameron. They reside in Frankfort, Illinois where their boys are active in baseball, soccer and football. As a family they are avid outdoor enthusiasts and enjoy spending as much time as possible traveling and exploring new campgrounds.