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Ferkel, Rick



More about Rick Ferkel

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Certified Personal Trainer (NSCA-CPT)
  • CrossFit Level 1 Certification (CF-L1)
  • CrossFit Kids Certification (CF-KT)
  • PhD, Texas Tech University
  • MEd, Ashland University
  • BS, Bowling Green State University
  • Health-related fitness knowledge
  • Health-related fitness education
  • Functional motor competency
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity (NASPSPA)
  • Michigan Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE Michigan)

Courses Taught

  • HPE 316:  Assessment in Health and Physical Education
  • HPE 325:  Applied Skills and Methods in Fitness Education
  • HPE 348:  Methods in Secondary Physical Education
  • PES 335:  Principles of Effective Coaching Instruction
  • PES 485:  Theoretical Foundations of Strength and Conditioning

Three character traits we fully control that are life changing: Personal Responsibility, Resilient Attitude, Work Ethic.