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Laura Kruger

Laura Kruger

Instructor

KINESIOLOGY AND SPORT MANAGEMENT (KSM)

SCSC A311G

Phone: (605) 658-5555

Email: Laura.Kruger@usd.edu

Website: http://www.LauraBethKruger.com

Bio:

Driven and energetic with recognized experience in teaching, planning, implementing, evaluating, and coordinating projects in health, wellness, fitness, and higher education. Proven ability to multitask, lead and collaborate with others, and teach online.


Teaching Interests:

Health, Wellness, Sport/Athletics, Psychology, Fitness, Education


Research Interests:

Health education and promotion, wellness, stress, mental performance, mindfulness, and leadership


Education:

  • M.Ed, Health Education and Promotion, Kent State University, 2006
  • BS, Health Education (K-12), Ashland University, 2004

Licensures and Certifications:

  • American Red Cross Instructor, American Red Cross
  • Certified Health Education Specialist, National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.
  • Licensed Educator, Health Education (K-12), State Of Ohio
  • Certified Intrinsic Health and Wellness Coach, Totally Coached, Inc.

Awards and Honors:

  • Lambda Chi Teaching Award, Lambda Chi; University of South Dakota, 2020
  • "Community Service Organization of the Year" award nomination, University of South Dakota Student Services: Young Professionals of Exercise and Sport, 2019
  • "Excellence in Teaching", School of Education, 2019
  • "Outstanding Advisor of the Year" award nomination, University of South Dakota Student Services: Young Professionals of Exercise and Sport, 2019
  • Teaching in Excellence Nomination, University of South Dakota, 2017
  • Ashland University Alumni SOAR Vocation Exploration, Ashland University, 2015
  • Building Healthy Academic Communities, Ohio Statehouse, 2014
  • Leadership Development Academy, Ashland University, 2010
  • Masters Student Leadership and Service Award, Kent State University, 2006

Presentations:

  • Pickett, Andrew, Ammon, Robin, Brown, K M., Kruger, Laura, Damon, Z J.. Sport management education in a pandemic: Student disparities and faculty strategies for promoting student success during COVID-19. Presented at the North American Society for Sport Management Conference, Virtual. (2021)