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Physical Education

Program Information

Professors: Bailey, Bell, Daniels, Duinstra, Farrell, Goyings, Hess (Chair), Horner, Krajacic, Miller, Murphy, Ott, Redko, Rice, Riley, Jay Smith, J. Smith,Shabazz,Thiede, White, Zorbo

Through its physical education activity requirement and offerings that carry academic credit, the College honors the "sound mind in a sound body" philosophy that is a landmark of a liberal arts education. Several opportunities for healthful activities are housed in the department of physical education which includes intramurals administration and the department of athletics in addition to the cadre of activity classes.

Physical Education Department News

The George Acker Endowed Scholarship

Portrait of George Acker On the occasion of its annual Founders Day ceremony (celebrating 181 years of operation) [...]

One if by land, 70 if by LandSea

LandSea participants and parents About 70 first-year students—including Sarah Werner and her family from Clinton Township, [...]

Professor Baker Named to Athletic Hall of Fame

Ed Baker, former Kalamazoo College football coach and physical education professor, has been [...]

Professor Jeanne Hess on her Book, “Sportuality: Finding Joy in the Games”

Jeanne Hess, professor of physical education and head coach of volleyball, has [...]