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Chris Keife, M.S.

Instructor of Physical Education
Head Coach, Volleyball
Phone: (626) 815-6000 Ext. 5184
Email: ckeife@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5084
Focusing on high school history and junior high special education, Chris Keife has taught nearly 10 years. With as many years of coaching experience, his collegiate coaching career began in 2001, where as assistant coach at NCAA Division I University of Southern California, he helped the Trojans achieve the 2002 NCAA National Championship. In 2003, he served as the head coach at GSAC rival Hope International University, guiding the team to their best season in school history in any sport, setting several school records, finishing with a 20-18 overall record, and marking the first winning campaign in school history, as well as the first NAIA playoff appearance for any team in school history. Keife was also an assistant for five seasons at his alma mater, Whittier Christian High. In his time at Whittier Christian, the Heralds became the first women’s team in school history to win a CIF championship when they captured the 2000 title.

Education

M.S. – Physical Education, Azusa Pacific University
B.A. – History, California State University Fullerton

Department

  • School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences
    • Department of Exercise and Sport Science

Expertise

  • Athletic Training
  • Coaching
  • Volleyball

Courses Taught

PE 240 – Health Education (F, S)
PE 245 – Volleyball and Softball (F)
PE 437 – Techniques of Coaching Team Sports:Volleyball (alternate years)