EdD program helps assistant professor foster relationships with other wellness professionals.
Graduate uses skills learned in online EdD program to train and develop faculty.
David Kyle’s number one goal as director of the Ability Sport Network is to help people with disabilities to be more physically active.
“That is the absolute main goal of the program,” he says. “People with disabilities just don’t get enough exercise.”
Jené Baclawski began playing soccer at 4 years old. While coaches motivated her, practices of her youth were filled with isolated skills training, drills, and 2-mile runs.
Kristi Johnson doesn’t consider herself the traditional kinesiology student. She’s in her third year of the online Doctor of Education in Kinesiology (EdD) at UNC Greensboro, but as a director of dance, her background is in a field that typically aligns itself with theater and music.
Mandy Northcutt was a group exercise coordinator and certified personal trainer before deciding to pursue higher education as a career.
“I’ve always enjoyed working with other individuals and teaching them about human movement or different exercises,” she says.
As head strength and conditioning coach for the NHL’s Carolina Hurricanes, Bill Burniston is still thinking about his future.
With more than 25 years of experience in athletic enhancement and injury prevention, he plans to teach at the university level when he is done with clinical work.