MEET THE INSTRUCTOR
Phone: 330-830-3901 Ext: 51134
Education: Ohio State University-Bachelor of Arts in Education; Akron University-Masters of Education; Licensed Athletic Trainer and Certified CPR Instructor.
Work Experience: 12 Years teaching Exercise Science at Washington High School; 5 years as Athletic Trainer with the Cleveland Cavaliers; 9 years as Athletic Trainer for University of Akron.
Hobbies: Spending time with my 3 children and the outdoors.
EXERCISE SCIENCE/SPORTS MEDICINE AS A PROGRAM & PROFESSION
Exercise Science is a multiple approach class in that students learn health-care skills, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, injury rehabilitation, ethics and professionalism, as well as writing activities that prepare students for a healthcare career. An outlier thinking is addressed daily with a multifaceted approach to skill acquisition.
Credentialing Opportunity: Physical Therapy Aide Certification (AMCA), EMT Basic Certification, CPR & First Aide Certification
College Credit Opportunities:
College Credit Plus: Bio Medical Terminology/ 3 Hours
CTAG State Articulation at any Ohio State Higher Ed Institution: Introduction to Exercise Science/3 Credits, Fitness and Health Foundations/3 Credits
Articulated Credit: University of Akron/4 Credits, Kent State/3 Credits, Aultman College/3.75 Credits
Work Based Learning Opportunities: Shadowing Placement
Career Technical Student Organization: HOSA (Health Occupational Students of America)
Physical Therapy Assistant