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Physical Education (Kinesiology)

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ClassJob TitleEmployerState
20062nd Lieutenant Medical Service CorpsUnited States ArmyWA
20092nd LieutenantUnited States ArmyWA
20002nd Lieutenant- Signal CorpsUnited States ArmyWA
1996Account ExecutiveLeading Edge Training ConnectionCA
1996AdministratorCollege of St. ScholasticaMN
2006Adult ClinicianValley CitiesWA
2003Aquatic Center ManagerDiscover AquaticsWA
2001Area ManagerState Of WashingtonWA
1995Art / P.E. Teacher and Head Football CoachMountain View High SchoolID
2006Assistant Baseball CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2003Assistant Football CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2007Assistant General Manager of Health & WellnessAmgenWA
2011Assistant Manager, Rehabilitation CoordinatorPinnacle Physical TherapyOR
2005Assistant Men's Golf CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityID
1996Assistant Principal - SLHSBethel Public SchoolsWA
2000Assistant PrinciplePalluson School DistrictAZ
2001Assistant Professor - Movement StudiesUniversity of LaVerneCA
2010Assistant Softball CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2002Assistant Strength CoachSeattle SeahawksWA
2010Assistant Track and Field CoachGig Harbor High SchoolWA
2004Assistant Youth Sports DirectorYMCAWA
1998Asst Athletic Director / Compliance and Student- Athlete AffairsPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2002Athletic TrainerInterlake High SchoolWA
2000Biology TeacherBurlington-Edison High SchoolWA
2012Bootcamp InstructorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2012Building ManagerIdaho State University, Recreation CenterID
1997CASA Coordinator / GALPierce County Juvenile CourtWA
2008Clinic Aid / FOCApple Physical TherapyWA
2002Clinical ConsultantGenzymeWA
2012Clinical Intern - Cardiac RehabTacoma General HospitalWA
2005Clinical Manager & Physical TherapistSwift RehabilitationWA
2009Co OwnerGym in KennewickWA
2010CoachTualatin Hills United Soccer ClubOR
1998Coach / Physical Education TeacherNorth Idaho Lakes Volleyball ClubWA
2003Coach / SubstituteTacoma Public SchoolsWA
2008Coach / Substitute TeacherBethel School DistrictWA
1997CounselorFranklin Pierce School District #402WA
2003CPA / CFO / VP of OperationsSmith Western Co.WA
1998Dean of StudentsPeninsula School District, Gig Harbor High SchoolWA
1996Defensive CoordinatorMeridian School District 505ID
2007DieticianSkagit Valley HospitalWA
2004DirectorSan Juan Center at Skagit Valley CollegeWA
1999Director - Kindergarten ProgramRichmond Lutheran ChurchWA
2005Director of Community Engagement and ServicePacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2006Doctor of ChiropracticRiverside Chiropractic CenterWA
2001Doctor Physical Therapy StudentCreighton UniversityNE
1998Early Intervention SpecialistColumbia School DistrictWA
1997Education and Training ManagerKids Included TogetherCA
2008EMT and Case ManagerAmerican Medical ResponseWA
1996English Language TeacherUnited States GovernmentAE
1996English TeacherDobson High SchoolAZ
1999EnologistChateau Ste. Michelle WineryWA
2011ER TechnicianGood Samaritan HospitalWA
2001Executive DirectorBucknell UniversityPA
1998Executive DirectorUniversity House at IssaquahWA
2004Exercise PhysiologistEnumclaw Wellness CenterWA
1998Exercise PhysiologistUnited States Air ForceOR
2003Exercise Science & Sports MedicineColumbia FitnessWA
2011Faculty Governance CoordinatorPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
2004Financial AssociateThrivent Financial for LutheransWA
1997Firefighter EMTSumner School DistrictWA
2010Firefighter / EMTRiverside Fire and RescueWA
2000Firefighter / EMTWestminster Fire Department (Westminster, CO)CO
2009Fitness Center CoordinatorPacific Lutheran UniversityCA
2005Fitness SpecialistColumbia FitnessWA
2007Fitness SupervisorClubSport OregonOR
1996Fitness Teacher and Coach (Women's Soccer)Sumner School DistrictWA
2004Fitness TrainerMuckleshoot Health and Wellness CenterWA
2010Floating Associate TeacherNike Inc.OR
2011Front Office CoordinatorSouth Sound Physical Enhance TherapyWA
2004Graduate StudentNorthwestern Health Science UniversityKS
2002Graduate StudentPacific Lutheran UniversityWA
1997GSA Property Management InternGSA Property ManagementWA
2000Head Basketball CoachKearns High SchoolUT
1996Head Coach - Men's & Women's SoccerLake Erie CollegeOH
2006Head Football CoachInterlake High SchoolWA
1995Head Men's Tennis CoachPuyallup School DistrictWA
1997Head Women's Basketball CoachConcordia UniversityWA
1997Head Women's Basketball CoachSouthern Oregon UniversityOR
1997Head Women's Coach / Teacher / Head Volleyball CoachConcordia CollegeWA
2004Health & Fitness InstructorProvidence Health ServicesWA
2002Health & Fitness TeacherBethel School District #403WA
2000Health and Fitness TeacherCentralia CollegeWA
2000Health EducatorNew Leaf AcademyOR
1998Health Enhancement TeacherFlathead High SchoolMT
2011Health Services ManagementUnited States Air ForceWA
2003Health TeacherLiberty Middle SchoolWA
2007Health TeacherMiami area High SchoolMA
2007Health Unit CoordinatorSt. Francis Hospital, Mental Health UnitWA
2007Health / Fitness TeacherYelm School DistrictWA
2006Helicopter PilotUnited States ArmyWA
2000High School Math TeacherLincoln High SchoolWA
2006High School Recreations SupervisorClover Park School DistrictWA
1996High School TeacherFederal Way School DistrictWA
1998History and English TeacherLynden High SchoolWA
1995Hopkins Middle School TeacherNorth Mason School DistrictWA
2008High School Health & Physical Education TeacherBrent International School ManilaWA
2007Human Resource SpecialistYMCA of Pierce and Kitsap CountiesWA
1997Instructor / Head Baseball CoachBellevue Community CollegeWA
2012InsuranceElite Physical TherapyWA
1998International StaffMissionCA
2010LifestylistHolland American LineWA
1997Loan OfficerCentex Home EquityWA
1996Logistics AnalystTapestry SolutionsWA
1997MajorUnited States ArmyVA
1999Marketing CoordinatorMarmiro StonesNJ
2006Massage TherapistA Better Way MassageWA
1995Massage TherapistAndersen Construction Co., Inc.OR
1995Massage TherapistSelf EmployedHI
1995Massage TherapistGene Juarez Salon & SpaWA
2002Mathematics TeacherEatonville School District No404WA
2012Medical Report Reviewer / Client Service SpecialistMedical Consultants NetworkWA
1999ManagerJad Tool & Equipment RentalID
2004Middle School TeacherFranklin Pierce School District #402WA
2011Mortgage AuditorBank of AmericaCO
2002Nurse PractitionerFranciscan Medical GroupWA
1999Occupational TherapistProvidence Mother Joseph CCMD
2005Occupational TherapyUniversity Of Puget SoundWA
2010Office ManagerBalloon DistractionsWA
1997Office ManagerHatch EnterprisesWA
2012Orthopedic Sports / Training TechMadigan Army Medical CenterWA
2011OSI DirectorYMCAWA
2010Outside SalesCountry Aire TechnologiesWA
1998OwnerBeyond FitnessCO
1996OwnerOn the Move Pilates & FitnessCA
2005OwnerPerformance Rolfing - 212 WellnessCO
1998Owner / OperatorAdvanced Health & Clinical EstheticsWA
2012P.E. SpecialistThe American International School of MuscatWA
2008P.E. Teacher, Hedden ElementaryFife School Dist No 417WA
2000P.T. AidPacific Sports MedicineAK
1998Parks DirectorManson Parks and Recreation DistrictWA
2003Physical Education SpecialistSaint Louise SchoolWA
2008Physical Education SpecialistBethel School District #403WA
1995Physical Education TeacherEnumclaw High SchoolWA
1995Physical Education Teacher / Boys & Girls Tennis CoachLas Juntas Elementary SchoolCA
1998Physical Education TeacherBethel School District #403WA
2003Physical Education TeacherBethel School District #403WA
2003Physical Education TeacherCedar Park Christian SchoolWA
2005Physical Education TeacherElementary Schools (Hallinan, Westridge)OR
2005Physical Education TeacherMeadowdale Middle SchoolWA
2008Physical Education TeacherRenton School District No. 403WA
2011Physical Education TeacherSeattle Public SchoolsWA
2001Personal Trainer24 Hour FitnessAK
2008Personal TrainerCallaway FitnessWA
1999Personal TrainerDynamic Edge FitnessCA
2004Personal TrainerRip City FitnessWA
1996Personal Trainer - with Senior CitizensSelf-employedHI
2009PhlebotomistSt. Clare HospitalWA
1996Physical EducationSumner School DistrictWA
2005Physical TherapistProvidence HospitalWA
1995Physical Education & HealthKenai Peninsula (Alaska) Sch. Dist.AK
2005Physical Education TeacherChief Leschi Schools K-12WA
1996Physical Education TeacherSouth Kitsap High SchoolWA
1997Physical Education TeacherMount Si High SchoolWA
1996Physical Education SpecialistBeaverton School DistrictOR
1995Physical Education TeacherEdmonds School DistrictWA
2001Physical Education TeacherLong Beach USDCA
1995Physical Education TeacherShoreline School DistrictWA
1999Physical TherapistAccuStaff Physical TherapyNV
1998Physical TherapistClover Park School DistrictWA
2001Physical TherapistGentiva Home HealthcareWA
1995Physical TherapistIdaho Sports Medicine InstituteID
2001Physical TherapistKitsap Physical TherapyWA
1997Physical TherapistMcKee Medical CenterCO
2007Physical TherapistMulticare Health SystemsWA
2000Physical TherapistMultiCare Mary Bridge Children's Hosp.WA
2000Physical TherapistMVP PT (Federal Way)WA
2004Physical TherapistRiver City Physical TherapyID
2006Physical TherapistTherapeutic Associates Inc.WA
2005Physical TherapistTunnell Center for Rehabilitation and HealthcareCA
1997Physical TherapistWashington Outpatient Rehab.WA
2010Physical Therapy AideCustom DecoratorsOR
2006Physical Therapy AideNorthwest Sports Physical TherapyWA
2006Physical Therapy Grad StudentUniversity Of Puget SoundWA
2002PilotHorizon LinesWA
2000Preschool Aquatic Director and LifeguardMorgan Family YMCAWA
2001Principal - Geneva Elementary SchoolBellingham School DistrictWA
2007Production & Prototype SpecialistZero Point USAVA
2000Program Director, YMCA CampYMCACA
2000Program AssistantCity of Burien Parks & RecreationWA
2008Program DirectorBoys & Girls ClubWA
1998Program DirectorBoys & Girls ClubsWA
2000Program Specialist, Sport & Physical EducationGonzaga UniversityWA
2002Program StaffYMCA / LakewoodWA
2010Psych Child Care Counselor / Rec LeadChild Study and Treatment CenterWA
1998Real Estate Consultant / Business OwnerKeller Williams RealtyWA
1999RealtorColdwell Banker Siesta KeyFL
2002Recreation LeaderMetro ParksWA
2003Recreation ManagerYouth AssociationWA
1995Recreation ProfessionalFair Oaks Recreation and Parks DistrictWA
1998Recreation SupervisorCity of University PlaceWA
2006RecruiterH10 CapitalWA
1996Regional CoordinatorStone GardensWA
1998Regional Sports & Training ManagerSpecial Olympics of WashingtonWA
1996Registered Diagnostic Medical Sonographer (RDMS)Wenatchee Valley Medical CenterWA
1996Registered Nurse -St. Clare HospitalSt. Clare HospitalWA
2000SalesJohnson & JohnsonAK
2009SalesRoute 16 Running and WalkingWA
1995Sales RepresentativePacific MedicalCA
1995Special Education TeacherFerndale High SchoolWA
2002Special Education TeacherNorth Salem High SchoolOR
1999Special Education TeacherStahl Junior High SchoolWA
2011Special Education TeacherChloe Clark ElementaryWA
2003Special Programs Instructional AssistantClaggett Creek Middle SchoolOR
2002Sports Official RefereeIndependent ContractorAZ
2007Senior Aquatics DirectorYMCAWA
1998Senior Sales DirectorMary KayMT
2004Stewart Middle School Health and Fitness TeacherTacoma Public SchoolsWA
2006Store ManagerPuetz GolfWA
2008Strength and Conditioning CoachOakland AthleticsWA
2003Student Physical TherapyUniversity of Southern CaliforniaHI
1998Substitute TeacherUP School DistrictWA
2012Substitute TeacherPuyallup School DistrictWA
2009Substitute TeacherFranklin Pierce High SchoolWA
2002Tahoma Junior High-Teacher-9th GradeMaple Valley School DistrictWA
2000TeacherArlington High SchoolWA
1999Teacher, Assistant Athletic DirectorDepartment of DefenseAP
2000Teacher, CoachFairbanks North Star Borough School DistrictAK
1995TeacherClover Park School DistrictWA
2001TeacherClover Park School DistrictWA
2003TeacherCurtis Jr. HighWA
1997TeacherEnumclaw School DistrictWA
2003TeacherFranklin PierceWA
2008TeacherHawaii Department of EducationMD
1997TeacherHong Kong AcademyWA
2008TeacherJefferson County Middle SchoolOR
1995TeacherKent Meridian High SchoolWA
2006TeacherLake Washington School DistrictWA
2005TeacherMarysville School DistrictWA
2000TeacherMiddle SchoolWA
1997TeacherNorth Kitsap SchoolsWA
1997TeacherRogers High SchoolWA
1995TeacherSt. Paul Cathedral SchoolWA
2000TeacherTacoma Public SchoolsWA
2005TeacherTacoma Public SchoolsWA
2003TeacherTumwater School DistrictWA
2006TeacherTuscan Middle SchoolWA
2005Teacher and Football CoachPowell County High SchoolMT
2008Teacher and Tennis Team CoachOverlake High SchoolWA
1996Teacher K-8th grade (all subject areas)Washington Virtual AcademiesWA
1996Teacher / Baseball CoachPuyallup School District / Rogers High SchoolWA
1997Teacher / Football CoachFord Middle SchoolWA
2010Team LeaderAmeriCorpsGA
2012Therapy AideFranciscan Health SystemWA
2003Todd Beemer High SchoolFederal Way Public SchoolsWA
2001TrainerTacoma Athletic ClubWA
2006Transportation OfficerUnited States ArmyPA
2005Varsity Girls Basketball CoachOverlake SchoolWA
2007Volleyball and Basketball CoachSequim Middle SchoolWA
2006Volleyball Camp CoachPacific Lutheran UniversityAZ
1999VP of Business DevelopmentKloppenburg Enterprises Inc.GU
2006Welcome Center Representative / Therapist AideYMCAMT
2000Wellness ConsultantNike Inc.OR
1995X-ray TechnologistUnited States ArmyKS
2008Yoga InstructorCorePower YogaCA
2002Youth AquaticsMorgan Family YMCAWA
2011Youth DirectorMaple Valley Presbyterian ChurchWA