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Health and Physical Education

2014-15 

BRENT ALLEN, Instructor, Assistant Football Coach
B.A., University of Wisconsin-Whitewater; M.A., Carroll University

MARK BEINBORN, Instructor, Head Women's Basketball Coach
B.S., University of Dubuque; M.A. Liberty University

KELLY BETHKE, Instructor, Head Volleyball Coach
B.S., University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire; M.A., University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

ANDREA BRELJE, Instructor, Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.A., Minnesota State-Mankato; M.S., University of Ohio (Athens)

ROB CUSHMAN, Instructor, Head Football Coach
B.A., University of Puget Sound; M.A., California State-Chico

PAUL DEL VECCHIO, Instructor, Head Men's Golf Coach
Associate of Arts degree from Pima (Arizona) Community College

GREY GIOVANINE, Instructor, Head Men's Basketball Coach
B.S., Central Missouri State University

DAVID GONZALEZ, Instructor, Assistant Men's Cross Country and Track Coach
B.A., Augustana College

KYLE HART, Instructor, Head Men's Lacrosse Coach
B.A., Muhlenberg College

TOM JESSEE, Instructor, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach
B.A., Augustana College; M.A., Western Illinois University

BRENTON JOSEPH, Instructor, Head Men's Soccer Coach
B.S., Alabama A&M University

ERIC JUERGENS, Instructor, Head Wrestling Coach
B.A., University of Iowa

KRIS KISTLER, Instructor, Head Softball Coach
B.A., Eureka College; M.S., Illinois State University

TOM LAWRENCE, instructor, Head Women's Golf Coach
B.A., Augustana College

JEFF LINDMARK, Instructor, Assistant Football Coach
B.A., Augustana College

JORDAN MALONE, Instructor, Assistant Football Coach
B.S., Minnesota State-Mankato; M.S. Emporia State University

TIM MCCHESNEY, Instructor, Assistant Baseball Coach, Swanson Stadium Manager
B.S., Western Illinois University

JONATHAN MIEDEMA, Instructor, Head Men's and Women's Tennis Coach
B.A.; Calvin College

SCOTT M. MEJIA, Instructor, Head Women's Soccer Coach
B.S., Edgewood College; M.S., Western Illinois University

SEAN MORSE, Instructor, Assistant Athletic Trainer
B.A., West Chester University; M.S. Ohio University (Athens)

PAUL V. OLSEN, Professor, Head Men's Cross Country and Track Coach 
B.A., Luther College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Oregon

ZACHARY SHAY, Instructor, Assistant Football Coach
M.S., University of Iowa; M.S., Western Illinois University

ANNA SMITH, Instructor, Associate Athletic Trainer
B.S., Weber State; M.S., Ohio University (Athens)

SARA TISDALE, Instructor, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
B.S., Central Michigan University

GREGORY WALLACE, Instructor, Head Baseball Coach
B.A., Augustana College; M.Ed., Frostburg State University

FREDERICK WHITESIDE, Instructor, Head Women's Cross Country and Track Coach
B.A., Augustana College; M.S.S., United States Sports Academy

DENISE YODER, Instructor, Head Athletic Trainer
B.A., Augustana College; M.S., Ohio University (Athens)

MICHAEL ZAPOLSKI, Instructor, HEPE Program Coordinator, Director of Athletics
B.A., M.B.A., Pepperdine University


Health Courses (HEPE)

Wellness Coordinator Denise Yoder

241 Lifetime Wellness (1)
Students should take course before the junior year or transfer an approved course from a degree-granting institution.

Other Health Electives

213 Prevention and Treatment of Athletic Injuries (3)
Two hours of theory and lab weekly. Prerequisite: HEPE 140 or equivalent First Aid and CPR certification.

250 Orthopedic Taping, Wrapping and Bracing (3)
Taping, wrapping and bracing for the protection and prevention of sports injuries. Understanding the mechanism of injury as a crucial part for effective taping and bracing. Prerequisites: BIOL-213

370 Orthopedic Evaluation of Athletic Injuries (3)
This course is designed to provide students with specific knowledge and practical skills to perform a clinical evaluation of the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine. Prerequisites: BIOL-213, BIOL-255 or permission of instructor.

371 Orthopedic Rehabilitation of Athletic Injuries (3)
This class will focus on the treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries of the upper extremity, lower extremity and torso, including the phases of tissue healing and basic components and goals of a rehabilitation program. Prerequisites: BIOL-213, BIOL-370, BIOL-255 or permission of the instructor.

470 Seminar in Sports Medicine (3)
A senior seminar involving various topics associated with sports medicine. Topics will include administrative and budget considerations, therapeutic modalities and legal issues as they relate to sports medicine. Prerequisites: 213, BIOL 255, BIOL 358 or permission of instructor.

Physical Education Activity Courses (HEPE)

Two activity courses are required for Bachelor of Arts candidates. No activity courses may be repeated for credit except upon recommendation of physical education department chair and approval of the Dean of the College. No more than 3 activity credits may count toward total number of credits for the degree. To meet the degree requirements, students must select two P suffix activity courses from the list below. Activity courses are open to students at all knowledge and skill levels.

Activity Courses (P Suffix)

HEPE-101 Physical Conditioning
*HEPE-103 Volleyball
HEPE-111 Badminton
*HEPE-112 Tennis
HEPE-116 Weight Training
*HEPE-117 Swimming
HEPE-118 Racquetball
HEPE-119 Scuba Training
HEPE-121 Archery
HEPE-122 Aerobic Dance
HEPE-123 Jazz Dance
HEPE-130 Bowling
HEPE-131 Canoeing
*HEPE-132 Golf
HEPE-133 Ballet
HEPE-134 Square and Folk Dance
*HEPE-135 Beginning Modern Dance
HEPE-136 Skiing
HEPE-138 Cycling
HEPE-139 Social Dance
HEPE-166 Movement in Elementary Classrooms
HEPE-200 Varsity Football
HEPE-201 Varsity Cross Country
HEPE-202 Varsity Basketball
*HEPE-203 Varsity Swimming
HEPE-204 Varsity Wrestling
HEPE-205 Varsity Baseball
*HEPE-206 Varsity Tennis
HEPE-207 Varsity Track & Field
*HEPE-208 Varsity Golf
*HEPE-209 Varsity Volleyball
HEPE-222 Varsity Softball
HEPE-223 Varsity Lacrosse
HEPE-224 Varsity Soccer
HEPE-225-01 Crew - Club
HEPE-225-02 Cheerleading - Club
HEPE-225-03 Dance Company - Club
HEPE-225-04 Equestrian - Club
HEPE-225-05 Women's Lacrosse - Club
HEPE-225-06 Poms - Club
HEPE-225-07 Men's Rugby - Club
HEPE-225-08 Men's Volleyball - Club
HEPE-225-09 Ultimate Frisbee - Club
HEPE-225-10 Fencing - Club
HEPE-225-11 Men's Ice Hockey - Club
HEPE-225-12 Water Polo - Club
HEPE-225-13 Badminton - Club
HEPE-225-14 Swing Dance - Club
HEPE-225-15 Women's Soccer - Club
HEPE-225-16 Men's Soccer - Club
HEPE-225-17 Women's Volleyball - Club
HEPE-225-18 Men's Basketball - Club
HEPE-225-19 Women's Basketball - Club
HEPE-225-20 Women's Flag Football - Club
HEPE-225-21 Paintball - Club
HEPE-233 Movement and Dance for Educators
*HEPE-235 Intermediate/Advanced Modern Dance
HEPE-236 Movement and Dance for Educators
EDUC 365 Elementary and Middle School PE and Health Methods

*Students may not repeat a skill/topic with a different course number to fulfill the P suffix. Students may take one but not both skill/topic courses below to fulfill the P requirement:

HEPE-103 Volleyball or 209 Varsity Volleyball
HEPE-112 Tennis or 206 Varsity Tennis
HEPE-117 Beginning Swimming or 203 Varsity Swimming
HEPE-132 Golf or 208 Varsity Golf
HEPE-135 Beginning Modern Dance or 235 Intermediate Modern Dance


Elective HEPE Courses

(Some offered every other year; consult master schedule.)
HEPE-141 First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
HEPE-239 Coaching and Officiating Volleyball
HEPE-241 Coaching and Officiating Football
HEPE-242 Coaching and Officiating Basketball
HEPE-243 Coaching and Officiating Baseball
HEPE-244 Coaching and Officiating Track & Field
HEPE-245 Coaching and Officiating Wrestling
HEPE-248 Coaching and Officiating Softball

HEPE Course Transfer Credit Policy

The policy is to accept transfer credit/waive credit only for approved health or physical education courses offered and taught by accredited colleges and universities. Approved courses must be taught as a regular class and have a course description printed in the institution's official course catalog.