We Could Be Heroes

We Could Be Heroes

Join members of INSHAPE’s Fitness/Sports/Recreation Council as they share ways to make us all heroes! In this session you will see K-8 superhero themed fitness fun that is also great for social distanced or virtual classroom settings.
We will be joined by coaches and athletic directors to explore and discuss ways to engage and coach athletes, even when we cannot be present with them.
– New Professional Growth Opportunity –
On-Demand Webinar
BONUS: Purdue Health and Kinesiology will share ways to use resistance bands with your students. Suit up and join us for this super session! Presenters for this webinar include:
Alyssa Jackson – Alyssa is finishing up her 4th year as an Elementary Wellness 360 teacher and High School men’s XC/T&F coach. She previously served as INSHAPE’s VP of membership and marketing and is currently serving as the council chair for Fitness, Sports, Recreation, & Coaching. Alyssa enjoys running, outdoor activities, cooking, and networking with HPE/fitness and health professionals.
Aaron Book – Aaron is in his 7th year of teaching at Tindley Genesis Academy. He teaches PE K-6. Arron enjoys various recreational and fitness activities such as Peloton, basketball, and walks with his dog. He values the INSHAPE membership because “I have gotten so much out of INSHAPE over the past years as far as teaching ideas and building my physical education/ health community, I feel I deserve to give back.”
Kyle Yoder – Kyle teaches at Danville North Elementary and is also the Assistant Athletic Director at Danville Community High School. He has been teaching for 12 years and is in his 10th year as assistant athletic director. He enjoys running, fishing/hiking, wrestling & basketball, spending time with my family and 2 little girls. Kyle says, “I am INSHAPE because it gives me the opportunity to give back to an excellent organization and able to collaborate with professionals in the sport, health, physical education fields and make me a better educator and leader.”
Stephen Imel II – Stephen has been in Physical Education for 14 years and is his 9th year at Saints Francis and Clare of Assisi Catholic School. Currently he teaches grades Prek-8th grade as well as coaching basketball from the youth to high school levels for both school and travel teams. Stephen enjoys exercising and spending time with his family and their dog. “I am INSHAPE because this is a great opportunity for me to network and collaborate with other Physical Education Teachers from around the state, which helps me to be the best Physical Education Teacher and Coach that I can be, for my students and student-athletes.”
Ryan Thometz – Ryan is currently a Junior at Purdue University studying Kinesiology. He will be the President of the Health and Kinesiology Undergraduate Club at Purdue for the upcoming 2021-2022 academic year. After Purdue he plans to go onto graduate school to obtain a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree and one day work in a VA hospital providing chiropractic care for Veterans.

This event has been pre-recorded to allow you to view at a time of your choosing. Register now to get immediate access and a link to view at a later time.


Contributed by Ball State University


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