Department of Sport Science

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Coaching
Add the coaching minor to your degree and turn your passion for the game into a passion for teaching and coaching others.
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Exercise Science
If you want to be an athletic trainer or if you’ve watched in awe of ESPN’s Sport Science segments and want to work in sports and fitness, Chowan University’s Exercise Science concentration could be what you want.
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Exercise Science, Pre-Athletic Training
If you want to be an athletic trainer or if you’ve watched in awe of ESPN’s Sport Science segments and want to work in sports and fitness, Chowan University’s Exercise Science concentration could be what you want.
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Exercise Science, Pre-Physical Therapy
If you want to be an athletic trainer or if you’ve watched in awe of ESPN’s Sport Science segments and want to work in sports and fitness, Chowan University’s Exercise Science concentration could be what you want.
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Health and Physical (K-12) Education
Chowan offers a specialized curriculum to prepare students for successful careers in teaching health and physical education content and activities from Kindergarten through 12th grade.
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Recreation
The job market continues to expand in the field of Sport Science and Physical Education, with graduates receiving job opportunities!
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Recreation, Wellness, and Sport
As a Sport Science major, you can connect your classroom knowledge with real world experience.
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Sport Management
Choosing Chowan University’s Sports Management concentration or minor will give you a foundation in Business Administration.
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The Sport Science Department offers students a wide range of knowledge and skills. From our multiple concentrations and our top-notch faculty, the Sports Studies department can prepare you for any career in athletics.
Drew Praster ’08  |  Sport Science   |  Senior Director of Ticket Sales and Services with the Charlotte Hornets

Learn by Doing

As a Sport Science major, you can connect your classroom knowledge with real-world experience. Our internships provide students with opportunities to gain practical experience in professional settings. The job market continues to expand in the field of Sport Science and Physical Education, with graduates receiving job opportunities!

Our graduates take full advantage of the faculty’s real-world field expertise and understanding of key concepts, terminology, theory and research. Not only that, but students develop strong bonds with professors, local schools, and classmates through the interactive research and training required. These connections are reinforced through internships that help you build your references and resume in private businesses and:

  • Athletic departments at local high schools
  • YMCAs
  • Personal training facilities
  • Recreational leadership roles
  • Health-related fields such as chiropractic, physical therapy, and rehabilitation centers

The Chowan University chapter of the Phi Epsilon Kappa a national professional honor society for persons engaged in or pursuing careers in physical education, health, recreation, dance, human performance, exercise science, sports medicine and sport management and the Sport Science Club offer students additional educational, service, and fellowship opportunities.


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Richard Brunson receives gift from Brayden Conboy
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Baptists on Missions Leaders Relay Messages of Hope During Chowan University’s Taylor Religious Heritage Lectures

Baptists on Missions Executive Director-Treasurer, Richard Brunson was the featured speaker at Chowan University’s annual Taylor Religious Heritage Lecture on Monday, September 19. Student ministry chaplain Brayden Conboy presented Brunson with a check to help Ukrainian refugees. Chowan Christian Service Association (CCSA) and Campus Ministry students hosted concession stands at a recent football game to.

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2022 Honors College Induction

The 22nd of September saw the Honors College Induction Ceremony for new members at Vaughan Auditorium. The Honors College at Chowan University is designed to offer attractive and challenging opportunities for intellectual growth to well-prepared and highly motivated students. The college has both curricular and extracurricular components. Chowan honors students complete requirements, which include honors-enriched.

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Rev. Dorian Daniels speaking at Chowan Chapel Service
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Rev. Dorian Daniels Preaches “Still More Worth Fighting For” at Chowan University Chapel Service

Rev. Dorian Daniels was the guest proclaimer at Chowan University’s Chapel service held on Wednesday, September 14. Rev. Daniels is the pastor of New Ahoskie Baptist in Ahoskie and is a member of the Chowan University Ministerial Board of Associates. Rev. Daniels, a Washington, DC native, holds a B.A. in Music from Virginia State University.

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Dr. Tom Collins Professor of Sport Management; Chair, Department of Sport Science 252-398-6581

Students often choose a Sport Science major because of their interest in sport and their desire to work in the sport industry.  From the outset, we seek to build on this interest by encouraging them to adopt a career perspective – to focus on acquiring the knowledge and skills required to succeed in the highly competitive and rapidly changing sport industry.  We strive to foster a supportive learning environment, encourage active involvement in experiential learning activities, and promote professional development that enables students to achieve their career goals.

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Dr. Tom Collins
Professor of Sport Management; Chair, Department of Sport Science
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Melanie Eddleman
Adjunct
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Melanie Eddleman
Melanie Eddleman
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science
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Pudden Gorlesky
Adjunct
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Jim Hammond
Assistant Professor of Physical Education
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Alice Lyons
Adjunct
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Dr. Joel McCormick
Associate Professor of Recreation
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Lauryn Meyer
Lauryn A. Meyer
Sport Science Adjunct Instructor
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