Professor Karen Polon

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Professor of Physical Education
Professor Polon came to Cottey in 1993.

EDUCATION

BS degree in Physical Education K-12
MA degree in Sports Pedagogy
18 additional graduate hours in Sports Administration
Kent State University, Kent, Ohio

CERTIFICATIONS

ACE- Certified Personal Trainer
NETA Certified Group Exercise Instructor
Certified Nutrition Specialist-American Academy of Sports Dietitians and Nutritionists
Adult CPR and AED certified

COURSES TAUGHT

Tennis, Badminton, Aerobics, Fitness Walking, Golf, Weight Training, Lifetime Fitness, Introduction to Physical Education, Volleyball, Softball, Archery, Soccer, Canoeing, and many more!

EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES AT COTTEY

Aerobic Instructor Supervisor
Sponsor of AACT
Sponsor of Cottey Big Sisters

ADDITIONAL INTERESTS

Professor Polon took a sabbatical to New Zealand in the spring of 2006.  Upon her return to the College, she develop a two week spring break option for second year students.  The two week study abroad typically focuses around the Maori culture, environmental issues, and current issues of the country.  Professor Polon has taken students to New Zealand in March of 2009 and 2010. Click here to see photos from the 2009 trip.


Email: kpolon@cottey.edu

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