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EDUCATION                                                                                                                  

UC Davis Extension, Fall 2010
Course: Getting Published, The Beginning of non-fiction writing.

American River College, Spring 2005 & 2009
Courses: Conversational Italian (7 units) & Conversational Spanish (3 units).

UC Davis Extension, Fall 2004
Courses: Health Education for teachers.

Humboldt State University, January 1991 — June 2003
Courses: Psychology and Computer Technology related to Exercise Psychology, Applied Sport
Psychology, Sociology of Sport, and Motor Learning.

Arizona State University, January 1995 — August 1995
Courses: Post-doctoral study in Applied Sport Psychology and Exercise Psychology.

University of Utah, June 1973 — August 1976
Received: PhD in Applied Sport Psychology and Sociology of Sport & Minored in Sport History (Summa Cum Laude).

San Francisco State University, September 1966 — January 1968
Received: Master of Arts in Physical Education.

University of Wyoming, January 1958 — January 1960
Received: Bachelor of Science with dual majors in Social Science and Physical Education.

College of San Mateo, January 1957 — January 1958
Received: Associate of Arts Degree

AWARDS                                                                                                                        

Inducted into Pacifica Hall of Fame, February, 2003
Inducted into Daly City Hall of Fame, May, 2013

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                          2003 — Present

Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) University of California Davis, Davis, CA (Part-time)

COURSES TAUGHT


  • It Happens Every Spring: Four Baseball Movies (Spring, 2014)
  • All-American Girls Baseball League, (Winter 2012)
  • Babe Ruth: An American Icon (Winter 2011)
  • Successful Aging: Behavioral and Practical Strategies (Fall 2007)
  • Understanding American History Through Baseball (Spring 2007)

Chapman University/College, Roseville & Diamond Springs, CA (Part-time)

COURSES TAUGHT


  • Health Education for Teachers (2005 — 2007)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                               1961 — 2003

Humboldt State University, Department of Health & Physical Education, Arcata, CA 09/1980 — 06/2003

  • Retired (June 2003)
  • Promoted to Professor (June 1990)
  • Graduate Coordinator (September 1985 — June 1990)
  • Granted tenure and promoted to Associate Professor (June 1984)
  • Professor of Kinesiology, Head Baseball Coach (1981), & Assistant Football Coach (1983)

Arcata High School, Arcata, CA 01/1986 —06/1989

  • Head Baseball Coach (January 1990 — June 1990)
  • Assistant Baseball Coach (January 1986 — June 1989)

Livermore High School, Livermore, CA 09/1978 — 06/1980

  • Social Science Teacher
  • Head Baseball Coach

San Francisco State University, Department of Physical Education, San Francisco, CA 09/1970 — 06/1978

  • Assistant Professor of Physical Education
  • Head Baseball Coach
  • Assistant Football Coach

Terra Nova High School, Pacifica, CA 09/1961 — 06/1970

  • Mathematics Teacher
  • Head Baseball Coach • Social Science Teacher
  • Assistant Football Coach
  • Physical Education Teacher
  • Assistant Track Coach
  • Junior Varsity Basketball Coach

COURSES TAUGHT


Graduate Courses (University):

  • P.E. 525 Applied Sport Sociology
  • P.E. 560 History of Physical Education and Sport in United States
  • P.E. 575 Applied Sport Psychology
  • P.E. 580 Sport Litera ture
  • P.E. 610 Statistics Ap plied to Human Movement and Sport
  • P.E. 635 Research T echniques Applied to Human Movement and Sport
  • P.E. 640 Social and Psychological Aspects of Human Movement and Sport
  • P.E. 685 Thesis Design
  • P.E. 690 Thesis Writing
  • P.E. 691 Comprehensive Examination Preparation Seminar
  • P.E. 695 Directed Field Study
  • P.E. 699 Independent Study
  • Undergraduate Courses (University):
  • P.E. 122 Social Dance
  • Kinesiology 165 Foundations of Physical Education
  • Kinesiology 378 Sociology of Sport
  • Kinesiology 474 Exercise Psychology
  • Kinesiology 479 Applied Psychology of Sport
  • Kinesiology 484 Motor Learning/ Motor Development
  • Kinesiology 483 Evaluation Techniques
  • Kinesiology 483 Evaluation Techniques
  • Kinesiology 492 Senior Seminar
  • Health Ed. 400 Sound Mind/ Sound Body

Additional Courses (University):

  • Student Teaching Supervision
  • Theory of Coaching Baseball
  • Badminton (Activity)
  • Weight Training (Activity)
  • Softball for Majors (Softball Theory/Practice)
  • Introduction to Athletic Administration
  • Jogging (Activity)
  • Team sports: Baseball
  • Team sports: Softball • Graduate Professional Seminar in Human Movement/Sport
  • Swimming (Activity)

High School Courses:

  • Physical Education
  • History of California and Latin America
  • Consumer Education
  • Mathematics
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                             2003 – Present

American River College, Sacramento, CA

  • Horticultural Courses (12 units)

Sierra College, Rocklin, CA

  • Horticultural Courses (28 units)
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE                                                  1980 – 2003

American River College, Spring 2004

  • Acupressure and Acupuncture (Workshop)

Humboldt State University, Fall 2002

  •  Ethnic Studies 480: Campus Week: Dialogue on Race (2 units)
  •  Physical Education 259: Yoga (1 unit)
  •  History 393: Violence, Volatility, and Video (1 unit of A)

San Francisco State University, Spring/Summer 2002

  • Master of Arts Degree in Gerontology (Completed 29 units of coursework with a 4.00 GPA)

Humboldt State University, Fall 2001

  • Communication 280: Introduction to Research (1 unit of A)

College of the Redwoods, Fall 2001

  • Administration of Justice 99, Great American Trials of the 20th Century (3 units of A)

Arizona State University West, Summer 2001

  • Sociology 418: Sociology of Aging (3 units of A)

Humboldt State University, Fall 2000

  • History 226: Computer Research in History (1 unit of A)

Humboldt State University, Summer 2000

  • Sp 485: Faculty Development Technology Seminar (1 unit)

Humboldt State University, Fall 1998

  • PE X480: Child Athletics: Community Discussion (0.5 units)

Humboldt State University, Fall 1997

  • CIS 180: Introduction to Internet (1 unit)

Humboldt State University, Spring 1997

  • CIS 174: Powerpoint (1 unit)
  • CIS 180C: Creating Web Pages (1 unit) • Quantitative Methods 311: Audit (3 units)

Humboldt State University, Spring 1996

  • Psychology 324: Cognitive Psychology (3 units of B)

Humboldt State University, January 1991 — Present

  • Selected courses completed in Psychology related to Exercise Psychology and Applied Sport Psychology.

Arizona State University, Spring/Summer 1995

  • Post-Doctoral Study in Applied Sport Psychology and Exercise Psychology under the direction of Drs. Dan Landers and Charles Corbin in Applied Sport Psychology and Exercise Psychology.

Humboldt State University, Summer 1994

  • IS 180C: Introduction to the Internet (1 unit)
  • Psychology 633: Stress and Wellness (3 units of A)

Humboldt State University, Summer 1992

  • Psychology 442: Intermediate Statistics (4 units of A)

Humboldt State University, Spring 1991

  • Psychology 321: Biological Basis of Behavior (3 units of A)
  • Psychology 685: Mind-Body Interaction (3 units of A)

Humboldt State University, Spring 1990

  • CIS 180 Word Processing (1 unit)

Humboldt State University, Fall 1989

  • CIS: Word Perfect (0.5 units)

Brigham Young University, August 1989

  • Ballroom Dance Camp (1 unit of A)

Humboldt State University, Spring & Summer 1989

  • Word Perfect Workshop through Faculty Development Program.

Humboldt State University, Fall 1988

  • Audited Math 222: Introduction to Biostatistics with Dr. Charles Biles.

Humboldt State University, Spring 1988

  • Home Economics 480: Selected Topics: Heart Disease (1 unit)
  • CIS 135: Computer Keyboarding (2 units)

Humboldt State University, Spring 1987

  • CIS 175: Business Applications of Personal Computers (3 units)
  • Marketing 100: Principles of Marketing (3 units)
  • Faculty Development Seminar for Improvement of Teaching Effectiveness (1 unit)

Humboldt State University, Spring Quarter 1986

  • Biology 186: Cardiac Rehabilitation (2.67 units)

Humboldt State University, Winter Quarter, 1986

  • History 191: Baseball and American History (2.67 units of A)

University of California San Diego, Summer 1985

  • Fitness Instruction and Health Management Certificate (19 units of A)