Meet your mentors 

As a student of our master’s program in coaching education, you will work one-on-one with faculty who have made ours a world-class program. They have years of experience in all levels of teaching, coaching, and mentoring, and are active in their field and in athletics-related research.

Read their stories and meet professors who are at the pinnacle of their profession:

  • Larry Judge, Ph.D. 

    Professor of Kinesiology, Associate Chair of the School of Kinesiology, and Coordinator of the Graduate Athletic Coaching Education Program

  • David Pearson, Ph.D. 
    Associate Professor of Exercise Science and Associate Chairperson, Graduate Programs Coordinator, and Coordinator of the Sports Performance Graduate Program

  • Stacy Walker, Ph.D.  
    Associate Professor of Athletic Training and Clinical Education Coordinator

  • Thomas Weidner, Ph.D. 
    Chair of the Ball State School of Kinesiology and Professor of Athletic Training

  • David Bellar, Ph.D.
    Adjunct Instructor

    Assistant Professor
    University of Louisiana at Lafayette

  • Kimberley Bodey, Ed.D. 
    Adjunct Instructor

    Associate Professor
    Department of Recreation and Sport Management
    Indiana State University 

  • Cheryl Rogow, Ed.D. 
    Adjunct Instructor

    Physical Education and Athletics
    College of Marin
  • Kevin McGill, J.D. 
    Adjunct Instructor

    McGill earned his J.D. from the Massachusetts School of Law.

  • Jeffrey C. Petersen, Ph.D. 
    Adjunct Instructor

    Associate Professor
    Graduate Program Director, Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation
    Sport Management Graduate Program Coordinator
    Baylor University

  • Thomas Sawyer, Ed.D. 
    Adjunct Instructor

    Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport
    Graduate Coordinator of Sport Management Program
    Indiana State University