Department of Kinesiology

West Chester University

Dr. Frank Fry
206 Sturzebecker Health Sciences Center
West Chester, PA 19383
Phone: (610) 436-2260 or 2261
Fax: (610) 436-2860


Staffing

The facility is constantly staffed by West Chester University senior students who are currently enrolled in the Exercise Science Major program. The students, therefore, are well qualified for the job; they are always available to answer any Exercise/Health related questions that you might have. There are also Graduate Assistant personnel on staff to further help you with any questions or concerns.

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Ed Kubachka
Director
1. What motivates you the most to exercise

"I like to eat"

2. What is your proudest accomplishment in regards to exercise/sports to date?

" My son being named to USA Hockey National U15 team and being courted by Division I colleges already at 15."

3. How often do you engage in physical activity/ what is the activity?

"6 days a week of weights, interval sprints, or walking my 135 lb Rottweiler named Axl Rose."

4. What is your favorite exercise/workout?

"Weight training"

5. Do you have a quote that motivates you or a quote you live by?

"Any and all quotes that inspire self-confidence and a positive outlook."

 

 

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Kate Willner
Graduate Assistant

1. What motivates you the most to exercise?

"The way it makes me feel afterwards."

2. What is your favorite food?

"Tofu scrambler from The Roots Cafe."

3. Where do you see yourself in the next 5-10 years?

"After I graduate, I hoep to find a job for a few years and then pursue my PhD in Public Health. I would love to come back to teach at West Chester after that."

4. What is your favorite exercise/workout?

"I love to go on long walks, especially with friends."

5. Do you have a quote that motivates you or a quote you live by?

"Passion changes everything" and "Do not give up, the beginning is always the hardest."

 

 

 

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Dottie Wilkinson
Graduate Assistant

1. What is your proudest accomplishment in regards to exercise/sports to date?

"I have completed two tough mudders, a mudderella, a mudmanx and am training for another tough mudder!"

2. How often do you engage in physical activity/what is that activity?

" 6 days/week, my activities typically include weights, cycling, Piloxing, H IIT, and running."

4. What is your favorite sport?

"Ice Hockey"

5. Do you have a quote that motivates you or a quote to live by?

"I don to have a specific quote that motivates me, but I do enjoy motivational quotes, they always brighten up my day!"

 

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Ryan Saltzman
Graduate Assistant

1. What is your proudest accomplishment in regards to exercise/sports to date?

"Getting myself back in to shape after a knee injury in my senior year of college."

2. What made you pursue a degree/career in exercise science?

"I pursued a career in exercise science because sports have always been a big part of my life and I love coaching."

3. Who is your favorite pro athlete?

"Claude Giroux"

4. What is your favorite exercise/workout?

"Pylometrics and Olympic lifts"

5. Do you have a quote that motivates you or a quote that you live by?

"The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming".-Theodore Roosevelt