High School Physical Education
Began teaching middle and high school Physical Education at Ithaca in the Fall of 1998.
Current middlle school football coach.
B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1995
B.S. University of Wisconsin-Platteville, 1998
M.S.E University of Wisconsin Platteville, 2000
High School Physical Education Course Descriptions
This course will emphasize the development of skills and knowledge of rules associated with various team sports and learning to play each sport in a competitive situation. Some of the sports that will be covered as units include flag football, softball, soccer, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, team handball, basketball and hockey.
The focus of this course will be toward individual activities which can be enjoyed throughout life. Some of the activities that we will engage in include archery, golf (practice strokes), frisbee golf, badminton, table tennis, cross-country skiing, and self defense. Additional units such as biking and fishing may be added in the future.
Core strength development will be a focus of the course along with speed, agility and plyometric training. Improving one’s overall fitness level and understanding how the body responds to different forms of training will also be expected outcomes of the course. This course is going to be designed to demand moderate to high levels of fitness training four days a week with one day a week devoted to an alternative game.
Freshmen P.E. will be offered opposite of Health class. Freshmen who have Physical Education 1st semester will have Health 2nd semester, and those who have Health 1st semester will have Physical Education 2nd semester. Most of the units will be team sports with some lifetime activities also introduced.