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Prof. Paul Swanson

Associate Professor of Physical Education (ABD)

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Jetter School of Professional Studies
740-397-9000 Ext. 3106Email Prof. Swanson

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  • Couts, Sponseller, others honored by MVNU

    MOUNT VERNON — Dr. LeeAnn Couts was named Faculty Member of the Year, while Jared Sponseller was tapped as Staff Member of the Year during Mount Vernon Nazarene University’s annual University Dinner, Monday, Aug. 26.

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Professional Experiences:
  • Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Associate Professor, August 1984 to present
  • Department Head, Physical Education, 1990 to 1997
  • Head Women's Basketball Coach, August 1984 to 1989
Previous Experience:
  • Head Girl's Basketball Coach, Waynesburg High School, 1983-84.
  • Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Waynesburg College, 1983.
  • Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Athletes in Action, Summer, traveled to South America, 1983.
  • Head Women's Volleyball Coach, Athletes in Action, traveled to Japan, Summer 1982.
  • Women's Volleyball Coach, West Virginia University, 1980 to 1982.
  • Physical Education Instructor, West Virginia University, 1979 to 1980.
  • Physical Education Instructor, Northwestern University, 1978 to 1979
Professional Organizations:
  • American Alliance of Health Physical Education Recreation & Dance
  • American Volleyball Coaches Association
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • American Coaching Effectiveness Program
  • Ohio Intercollegiate Volleyball Coaches Association
Awards and Recognition:
  • President's Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2001-2002
  • Coach of the Year, National Christian College Athletic Association, East Region, 1997, 1998.
  • Coach of the Year, Mid-Ohio Conference, Volleyball, 1995, 1996.
  • District I Coach of the Year, National Christian College Athletic Association, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996.
  • Coaching Excellence Award, Volleyball, Knox County Athletic Association, 1988.
  • Coach of the Year, Women's Volleyball, Mid-Ohio Conference, 1987 Season.
  • Coach of the Year, Women's Basketball, Greater Ohio Athletic Conference, 1985-86 season, 1986-87 season.
  • ABD Doctor of Education, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia (1984)
  • M.A. in Education, specializing in Physical Education, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois (1979)
  • B.A. in Psychology, North Park College, Chicago, Illinois (1975)