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Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport: Full-time Faculty & Staff


Dr. Brian Myers, Ph.D.

Dr. Brian Myers, Ph.D.
- Assistant Professor - Physical Education

Education

PhD: Eastern Michigan University

M.Ed: Northern Arizona University

MA: Western Michigan University

Teacher Certification: Western Michigan University

BA: Albion College

Teaching

PE 111: Movement Themes and Concepts I - Lecture/Lab

PE 211: Net/Wall and Target Sports - Lecture/Lab

PE 314: Curriculum in Physical Education - Lecture/Lab

PE 320: Methods in Early and Middle Childhood PE - Lecture/Practicum

PE 322: Field Experience in PE I - Practicum

PE 415: Field Experience in Physical Education II - Lecuture/Practicum

PE 416: Special Topics in Physical Education - Lecture/Lab

Scholarship

ADMINISTRATION

Physical Education Division Coordinator, SHHP - Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI - 2011-2019

SHAPE Michigan-Upper Peninsula Region Representative - 2018-2019

Athletic Administration

Sahuarita Unified Schools, Sahuarita, AZ - 2008-2011

Bangor Public Schools, Bangor, MI - 2003-2008

Project Coordinator, S.T.E.P Summer Recreation Program - 2008-2011

Administrator of Summer Recreation Program, Sahuarita Unified Schools, Sahuarita, AZ

Program Director - 1998-2000

Huss Learning Center After-School Program

Three Rivers Community Schools

In-School Suspension Director

Three Rivers High School, Three Rivers, MI - 1997-1998

COACHING

Assistant Varsity Softball Coach

Marquette Senor High school, Marquette, MI - 2018-2019

Head Football Coach

Sahuarita Middle School, Sahuarita, AZ - 2008-2011

Varsity Baseball Head Coach

Bangor High School, Bangor, MI - 2004-2007

Varsity Football Assistant Coach

Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, MI - 2000-2003

Varsity Basketball Assistant Coach

Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, MI - 2000-2003

Junior Varsity Head Baseball Coach

Vicksburg High School, Vicksburg, MI - 2000-2003

Varsity Football Assistant Coach

Colon High School, Colon, MI - 1996-1997

Junior Varsity Head Baseball Coach

Colon High School, Colon, MI - 1996-1997

Multiple years as a youth sport coach

Football, Soccer, Baseball, Basketball - 2000-2019

ADDITIONAL LEADERSHIP ROLES

SHAPE Michigan Regional Director (Upper Peninsula) - 2018-2019

Growth Initiative Project Leader – Northern Michigan University - 2015-2016

Assisted growth program leader to increase majors within the Physical Education and Coaching disciplines.

Chair, Ad-Hoc Department Committee – Growth Initiative - 2015-2016

Department committee set up to assist the campus-wide initiative of increased enrollment.

Chair, Secondary Education Committee, Education - 2012-2015

Northern Michigan University, School of Leadership and Education.

Physical Education Division Coordinator, SHHP - 2011-2012

Northern Michigan University

Coordination of PE discipline, courses offered, faculty course assignments, academic outcome assessments, equipment coordinator, service learning.

PUBLICATIONS

1. Myers, Brian, Ph.D (2019). The Relationship Between Physical Activity Levels of College Students and Their High School Physical Education. Doctoral Dissertation, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, MI.

2. Patricia I. Hogan, Ph.D., James Santomier Jr., Ph.D. & Brian Myers, M.Ed. Sport Education in the Vuca World. Journal of Physical Education and Sports Management June 2016, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 1-37.

3. Myers, B.S., Frameworks for using Technology in Physical Education and Coaching. MAHPERD Journal, 2014 (peer reviewed).

4. Myers, B.S., Effectively Working with Parents: A look at parents’ desired characters of youth

Service

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION AND COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

SHAPE America – National Society of Health and Physical Educators

SHAPE Michigan – Michigan Society of Health and Physical Educators

NASPE – Member of the National Association of Sport and Physical Education

AAUP – American Association of University Professors

MHSAA – Michigan High School Athletic Association

CAP – Coach Advancement Program certified specialist

MHSBCA – Member of the Michigan High School Baseball Coaches Association

MHFCA – Member of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association

MEA – Member of Michigan Education Association

NEA – Member of the National Education Association

Michigan Department of Education (MDE) – Professional Committee Service

I served on two committees through the MDE that is charged with curriculum and teacher certification test revision. Currently, we are working on combining PE and Health curriculums in to one major, and realigning the certification testing protocols.

Teacher Selection and Retention Committee – School of Education, NMU

I served on this committee as a University Supervisor to hear student appeals in regards to admittance or re-admittance to the education program.

Secondary Education Committee (Chaired 2013-2014)– School of Education, NMU

This committee is designed to ensure a consistent and high level of educational methods preparation, and a quality student teaching field experience program.

Teacher Education Accreditation Council – School of Education, Northern Michigan University

Accreditation gained for the School of Education through our collaborative efforts in teacher candidate preparation and field experience programming. The TEAC works with supervising teachers, principals, and University supervisors to develop a quality student-teacher experience.

Growth Initiative Ad-Hoc Committee (Chair) – SHHP Department, Northern Michigan University

This committee meets regularly to develop strategies for recruitment and retention of students within our departmental programs.

Ad-Hoc Committee (Chair)– SHHP Department, Northern Michigan University

This committee meets to discuss and plan the use of space within the HPER department for the optimal classroom, office, meeting, and social area experiences.

Faculty Evaluation Committee (FEC) – SHHP Department, Northern Michigan University

This committee is in charge of annual, 5-year, and Department Head evaluations. Adherence to department bylaws and the master agreement to determine continued employment, recommendations for promotion, and acceptance of sabbatical applications.

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