The Exercise Science faculty

  • are innovative, interactive and experienced in the field of sport and recreation
  • use multimedia technology to enhance classroom learning
  • are active in current research, national organizations and local community agencies
  • encourage students to be critical thinkers and problem solvers

Mrs. Rachele Kappler Mrs. Rachele Kappler

Mrs. Rachele Kappler, an ACSM Certified Exercise Specialist®, teaches undergraduate courses in the exercise science curriculum. Her research interests include lifestyle coaching and health and fitness of law enforcement officers.


Dr. Judith Juvancic-Heltzel

Dr. Judi Juvancic-HeltzelDr. Judith Juvancic-Heltzel, Assistant Professor, teaches in the physical education programs. Research interests include healthy children, physical fitness and cognitive function in older adults.