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Gary Knecht, M.A.

Associate Professor, Department of Exercise and Sport Science
Phone: (626) 815-5801
Email: gknecht@apu.edu
Fax: (626) 815-5084
Coach Gary Knecht has been involved in coaching and teaching at APU for twenty years. Prior to his experience at APU he taught and coached at the high school, junior college, and four-year college level. He held positions such as physical education department chair and athletic director. He is currently an associate professor for the Department of Physical Education at APU.

Education

  • M.A., Physical Education, University of California Santa Barbara
  • B.S., Physical Education, University of California Santa Barbara

Department

School of Behavioral and Applied Sciences

  • Department of Exercise and Sport Science

Expertise

  • Coaching
  • Physical Fitness
  • Sport Psychology

Courses Taught

  • PE 238 – Field Observation in Physical Education (F, S)
  • PE 243 – Racquetball, Handball, and Badminton (F)
  • PE 244 – Tennis and Golf (S)
  • PE 321 – Organization and Administration of Physical Education, Athletics, and Recreation
  • PE 451 – Methods in Physical Education, 7-12
  • PE 474 – Practicum in Coaching (F, S)
  • PE 578 – Sport Psychology