Career

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Ph.D. in Exercise Science from The Ohio State University

42 years of teaching at the university level

18 years of coaching men’s basketball at the university level (15 as a head coach)

40 years on the public speaking circuit addressing intercollegiate and interscholastic student athletes, parents, coaches, physicians, allied health personnel, physical educators, health educators and community groups

Formerly co-chair of Eastern Connecticut State University’s Substance Abuse Advisory Board

16 year Windham, Connecticut Board of Education member

 

 

 

 

 

 

Teaching Awards

Central Connecticut State University Outstanding Human Performance Professional, 2016

Eastern Connecticut State University Teacher of the Year, 2000

Connecticut Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance University Teacher of the Year, 1991

Alma College Outstanding Teaching Award, 1980

The Ohio State University Graduate Teaching Award, 1978

 

Coaching Achievements

Lifetime Head Coaching Record, 214-168

NCAA Division III Final Sixteen, 1992

NCAA Division III Final Eight, 1993

ECAC Division III, 1986, 1988, 1990

Little East Conference Coach of the Year, 1988, 1990, 1993

Kaiser Award Recipient Recognizing Outstanding Alumnus From Central Connecticut State University, 1992

Eastern Connecticut State University Athletic Hall of Fame, 2002