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Health and Physical Education Expert Witness | Ohio

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This well seasoned professor of higher education has over 30 years of experience in physical education and recreational sports. Throughout his career he has been a member of several professional societies including the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA), the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA), the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and the International Association of Approved Basketball Officials (IAABO). He served as Director of NIRSA in two different states (New York and Pennsylvania). He is a certified recreational sports specialist and graduated from the NIRSA School of Recreational Sport Management. He has been invited to give professional presentations throughout the country on various topics such as, “Ethics in campus recreation programs,” and “Status of campus recreation programs in North America." He has published extensively in professional publications including Recreational Sports Journal, the Journal of International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance and Risk Management for Campus Recreation. Most notably, he published articles on Selected risk management policies for intramural activities and club sport legal liability practices. He received the NIRSA Horace Moody Award which recognizes professional members who have made contributions to student development by their encouragement, support, and performance. He is currently an instructor in the department of human movement, sport, and leisure studies of an Ohio based university.

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Location: Ohio
B.S., Health and Physical Education, Lock Haven University
M.S., Physical Education, East Stroudsburg University
Ph.D., Higher Education, University of Buffalo
Certified, Recreational Sport Specialist
Member, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA)
Former, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association State Director for State of Pennsylvania
Former, National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association State Director for State of New York
Honor, Recipient of NIRSA Horace Moody Award for outstanding contributions to student development
Served as tournament official at National College Flag Football Championship
Published, numerous articles in professional publications
Former, Member of National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
Former, Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA)
Former, Instructor of Physical Education and Sport, SUNY Brockport
Former, Instructor Physical Education, DeSales University
Current, Instructor, Department of Human Movement, Sport, and Leisure Studies at a large university

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