Faculty and Staff

Naoko Aminaka Aminaka, Naoko Assistant Professor, Undergraduate Athletic Training Program. Education: Ph.D. (Exercise Science), The University of Toledo. M.S. (Exercise Science/Athletic Training), The University of Toledo. B.S (Athletic Training), Central Michigan University. Areas of Specialty: Athletic Training, Applied Biomechanics, Patellofemoral Pain.
135 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8785
naminaka@uwlax.edu
Clayton Camic Camic, Clayton Assistant Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Exercise Physiology), University of Nebraska-Lincoln. M.S. (Exercise Physiology), University of Wyoming. B.S. (Exercise Science), Morehead State University. Areas of Specialty: Muscle function and fatigue, sports nutrition.
142 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6524
ccamic@uwlax.edu
Doberstein, S Doberstein, Scott T. Head Athletic Trainer/Senior Lecturer. Education: M.S. (Physical Education, emphasis in Exercise Science), Eastern Illinois University. B.S. (Athletic Training/School Health Education), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. NATA Certified Athletic Trainer. Areas of Specialty: Athletic injury assessment, treatment and rehabilitation.
144 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8195
sdoberstein@uwlax.edu
Dodge Dodge, Christopher S. Human Performance Laboratory Manager. Education: M.S. (Human Performance), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. B.S. (Physical Education/Athletic Training), Fort Lewis College. Areas of Specialty: Fitness assessment.
225 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8685
cdodge@uwlax.edu
Kari Emineth Emineth, Kari Assistant Athletic Trainer/Associate Lecturer. Education: M.S. (Human Performance) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. , B.S. (Athletic Training) University of Mary, Bismarck ND. Certified Athletic Trainer. CSCS – Certification. Areas of Specialty: Women’s Soccer, Men’s and Women’s Indoor Track, Softball.
147 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6532
kemineth@uwlax.edu
Felix Felix, Emmanuel S. Assistant Professor/Director, Undergraduate Special Physical Education Program. Education: Ph.D. (Specialization - Movements Studies for the Disabled), Oregon State University. M.S. (Adapted Physical Education), Northern Illinois University. B.S. (Exercise Physiology/Biomechanics), University of California-Davis. Areas of Specialty: Special physical education.
114 Wittich Hall
608.785.8691
efelix@uwlax.edu
Foster Foster, Carl C. Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Exercise Physiology), University of Texas at Austin. M.Ed. (Physical Education), University of Texas at Austin. B.S. (Zoology), Abilene Christian College. Areas of Specialty: Clinical physiology, high performance physiology, exercise physiology.
133 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8687
cfoster@uwlax.edu
Gibson Gibson, Barbara L. Lecturer/Head Women's Gymnastics Coach. Education: M.S. (Athletic Administration), Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. B.S. (Health/Physical Education/Coaching Concentration), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Areas of Specialty: Teacher preparation, fitness, gymnastics specialization, coaching.
156 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8677
bgibson@uwlax.edu
Gibson, Mark Gibson, Mark H. Assistant Professor/Department Chair/Director, Athletic Training Program. Education: M.S. (Physical Therapy), University of Indianapolis. MSEd. (Physical Education), Southern IllinoisUniversity-Carbondale. B.S. (Health Education), Slippery Rock University. Licensed Athletic Trainer. Licensed Physical Therapist. Areas of Specialty: Athletic training, sports physical therapy, orthopedic physical therapy.
124 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8190
mgibson@uwlax.edu
Gillette Gillette, Cordial Senior Lecturer/Clinical Coordinator/Assistant Athletic Trainer, Undergraduate Athletic Training Program. Education: Ph.D., (Education) Capella University. M.S. (Educational Administration) University of Wisconsin-Madison. B.S. (Athletic Training) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Areas of Specialty: Assessment of athletic injuries and Clinical Education.
148 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8196
cgillette@uwlax.edu
Brian Gordon Gordon, Brian Assistant Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Sport Management), The Florida State University M.S. (Sport Management), Southern Illinois University B.A. (History/Pre-Law), Eastern Illinois University   Areas of Specialty: Brand management in sport; Sport Marketing/Consumer Behavior; Fan Violence.
139 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8188
bgordon@uwlax.edu
Kathy Gorman Gorman, Kathleen J. Lecturer, Dance: M.A. (Dance Pedagogy), Brigham Young University. B.A.
(Dance), College of St. Teresa.
150 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8180
kgorman@uwlax.edu
Lillian Hallock Hallock, Lily. Lecturer/Head Women's Volleyball Coach. Education: M.S. (Exercise & Sports Studies), Smith College. B.S. (Human Physiology), University of Oregon. Areas of Specialty: Exercise physiology, motor learning, volleyball.
154 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8191
lhallock@uwlax.edu
Healy, Melanie Healy, Melanie Lecturer. Education: B.S. Secondary Education, Physical Education K-12 and Health/Counseling. Southern Oregon State University. M.S. Human Performance, University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Areas of Specialty: Fitness, Physical Education/Teaching, Men's & Women's Track & Field, Heptathlon/Decathlon/Multi-event training.
154 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8169
mhealy@uwlax.edu
Healy Healy, Patrick G. Lecturer/Track and Field Coach. Education: M.E. (Elementary Education/Physical Education), Western Oregon State University. B.S. (Elementary Education/Physical Education), Western Oregon State University. Areas of Specialty: Teacher preparation, women's track and cross country.
155 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6531
phealy@uwlax.edu
Heeren Heeren, Lois M. Lecturer/Head Women's Basketball Coach. Education: M.S. (Administration in Fitness/Wellness), University of Iowa. B.S. (Physical Education/Coaching), Northeast Missouri State University. Areas of Specialty: Sport/fitness & wellness, sport management, basketball.
143 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8618
lheeren@uwlax.edu
Helixon Helixon, Christopher J. Lecturer/Head Women's Softball Coach. M.S. (Sport Administration), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. B.S. (Leadership), United States Military Academy at West Point. Areas of Specialty: Sport Management, Softball.
153 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6536
chelixon@uwlax.edu
Teri Hepler Hepler, Teri J. Assistant Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Kinesiology-Sport Psychology), Michigan State University. M.S. (Sport Studies), Miami University. B.A. (Psychobiology), Ripon College. Areas of interest: Psychosocial aspects of sport and exercise, decision-making, efficacy beliefs, group processes, motor behavior, and athletic performance.
152 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8164
thepler@uwlax.edu
Reed Hoskins Hoskins, Reed Lecturer/Assistant Football Coach. Education: M.S. (Sport Management) St. Cloud State University. B.S. (Exercise Science/Fitness Management) Wartburg College.
21 Mitchell Hall
608.785-5173
rhoskins@uwlax.edu
Jooyoen Jin Jin, Jooyeon Assistant Professor, Graduate Physical Education Teaching Program. Education: Ph.D. (Movement Studies in Disability/Physical Education), Oregon State University. M.S. (Movement Studies in Disability/Physical Education), Oregon State University. B.S. (Special Physical Education), Yong-In University, Korea. Areas of Specialty: Behavior change in physical education settings; Physical activity promotion for children and adolescents with and without disabilities; Evidence-based physical education.
161 Mitchell Hall
608-785-8182
jjin@uwlax.edu
Charles King King, Charles Lecturer ESS/Head Men’s and Women’s Swimming & Diving Coach… Education MS (Sport Management) St. Cloud State University. BS (Social Sciences) St. Cloud State University.
149 Mitchell Hall
608-785-8179
cking@uwlax.edu
Attila Kovacs Kovacs, Attila Assistant Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Motor Neuroscience), Texas A&M University. M.Ed. (Motor Behavior), Wayne State University. B.S. (Physical Education and Coaching), Transylvania University, Romania. Areas of Specialty: Motor Control and Learning; Coordination of movements; Learning of sequential movements.
136 Mitchell Hall
608-785-8786
akovacs@uwlax.edu
Malecek Malecek, Dave Lecturer ESS/Head Wrestling Coach/Rec Sports. Education: M.S.(Physical Education), University of Northern Iowa. B.S. (Physical Education/Coaching), University of Northern Iowa.
118A Mitchell Hall
608.785.8184
dmalecek@uwlax.edu
Mally Mally, Kristi K. Assistant Professor/Physical Education Student Teacher Coordinator. Education: Ph.D. (Kinesiology - Developmental Physical Education), University of Minnesota. M.S. (Human Performance) University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. B.A. (Physical Education & Biology) Wartburg College. Areas of Specialty: Motor Development, Motor Learning, Early Childhood and Elementary Physical Education, Teacher Preparation
210 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6527
kmally@uwlax.edu
Andrew McGlenn

McGlenn, Andrew Lecturer/Assistant Football Coach. Education: M.S. (Organizational Management) Chadron State College. B.S. (Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.
21B Mitchell Hall
608-785-5174
amcglenn@uwlax.edu

Mickschl Mickschl, T.J. Instructor/Assistant Football Coach
Education: M.S. Physical Education and Adventure Emphasis University Wisconsin-La Crosse. B.S. Physical Education and Health Education University of Wisconsin-La Crosse.  Areas of Specialty: Teacher Preparation, Health Related Fitness and Coaching.
219 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6515
tmickschl@uwlax.edu
Mikat Mikat, Richard P. Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Exercise Physiology), University of Utah. M.S. (Exercise Science and Athletic Training), Brigham Young University. B.S. (Commercial Physical Education), Brigham Young University. Areas of Specialty: Computer applications in education, exercise physiology, human body composition & metabolism, research methodology & statistics.
129 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8177
rmikat@uwlax.edu
Perkins, Sheila Perkins, Sheila R. Lecturer. Education: M.S. (Education with emphasis in Health, Physical Education, Recreation), Northern State University. B.S. (Physical Education, Health, Coaching), North Dakota State University. Areas of Specialty: Volleyball, fitness management, teacher preparation.
160 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8170
sperkins@uwlax.edu
Petersen, Lori Petersen, Lori J. Senior Lecturer/Coordinator of Student Teachers. Education: M.A. (Secondary Education/Physical Education), Arizona State University. B.S. (Physical Education K-12/Health Education K-12/Coaching Concentration), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. Areas of Specialty: Physical education, teacher preparation.
214 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8186
lpetersen@uwlax.edu
Porcari Porcari, John P. Professor/Executive Director, La Crosse Exercise and Health Program. Education: Ph.D. (Exercise Science), University of Massachusetts-Amherst. M.S. (Adult Fitness/Cardiac Rehabilitation), University of Wisconsin-La Crosse. B.S. (Physical Education and Health Fitness), Springfield College, MA. Areas of Specialty: Adult fitness/cardiac rehabilitation, fitness, exercise physiology.
141 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8684
jporcari@uwlax.edu
Debra Sazama Sazama, Debra S. Lecturer. Education: A.B.D. (Curriculum and Instruction), University of Northern Iowa. M.S. (Physical Education and Health), University of Wyoming. B.S. (Physical Education K-12/Health education 5-12), University of Wyoming. Areas of Specialty: Physical Education Teacher Preparation, Secondary Physical Education.
158 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8183
dsazama@uwlax.edu
Jeff Steffen Steffen, Jeffery P. Professor/Director of Graduate Physical Education Teacher Education Program/Director of Adventure Program. Education: Ph.D. (Physical Education), University of Iowa. M.A. (Physical Education), University of Iowa. B.A. (Biology/Physical Education), Dakota State College. Areas of Specialty: Pedagogy, adventure curriculums.
218 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6535
jsteffen@uwlax.edu
Amy Tischler Tischler, Amy Assistant Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Physical Education Pedagogy), Wayne State University. M.A. (Teaching in Physical Education/Adapted Physical Education Endorsement), Wayne State University. B.S. (Physical Education Major/Health Minor), Wayne State University. Areas of Specialty: Physical education pedagogy, socio-cultural issues in physical education, and qualitative research methodology.
216 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8167
atischler@uwlax.edu
Tymeson Tymeson, Garth Professor. Education: Ph.D. (Kinesiology/Adapted Physical Education/Special Education), Texas Woman’s University. M.S. (Adapted/Special Physical Education), State University of New York – College at Brockport. B.S. (Physical Education), State University of New York – College at Cortland. Areas of Specialty: Adapted/Special Physical Education; Motor Development; Sport, Physical Activity, and Recreation for Individuals with Disabilities; Grantseeking; Teacher Education; Assessment in Adapted/Special Physical Education.
131 Mitchell Hall
608.785.5415
gtymeson@uwlax.edu
Jeanne Voss Voss, Jeanne Academic Department Associate
124 Mitchell Hall
608.785-8173
jvoss@uwlax.edu
Jim White White, James McGinnes Associate Lecturer. Education: M.S. (Human Performance), University of Wisconsin - La Crosse. B.Kin. (Physical Education), University of Calgary. B.Ed. (Secondary Education) University of Calgary. Areas of Specialty: Resistance training techniques and programming, Periodization.
157 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6543
jwhite@uwlax.edu
Wright Wright, Glenn A. Associate Professor. Education: Ph.D (Exercise Physiology), Auburn University. M.A. (Exercise Physiology- Adult Fitness) Ball State University. B.A. (Physical Education) Ripon College. Areas of Interest: Athletic performance, anaerobic metabolism, strength and conditioning, ergogenic aids.
137 Mitchell Hall
608.785.8689
gwright@uwlax.edu
Yu Yu, Chia-Chen Professor/Director, Sport Management Program. Education: Ed.D. (Sport Administration), University of Northern Colorado. M.S. (Sport Administration), University of Northern Colorado. B.S. (Physical Education), National Taiwan Normal University. Areas of Specialty: Sport marketing, international sport management, computer application in sport management.
213 Mitchell Hall
608.785.6549
cyu@uwlax.edu
    
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