30th Anniversary Coaches and Athletes Performance Workshop and Clinic

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

After 30 years of training and educating coaches and athletes, Strength of America is giving back with a free clinic for Coaches, PE Teachers and Parents, then afterward a free clinic for athletes ages 10-17 to learn the system that has kept their athletes safe and dominate on the fields, courts and mats for the last 30 years here in …

Back-To-School Conferences and Workshops

Heather Chewning, President Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

On behalf of the entire Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, we would like to announce the Back-To-School Conference and Workshop Schedule for Fall 2019. All workshops and conferences are free to current members. Membership information can be found below along with links to all workshops starting on August 10th. This is a great way to network with …

Congratulations Toni Chilton!

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Toni Chilton, Arizona Health and Physical Education President-Elect, along with president-elect’s from other states participated in the national Leadership Development Conference last week in Kansas City.  The national LDC is hosted by the Society for Association Management for the purpose of bringing state, district and national leaders together to learn, collaborate and network. Toni had the opportunity to learn about …

Dodgeball Is Fine for Adult Leagues, but Not for PE Class

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Stephanie Morris and Christopher Hersl June 21, 2019 The first paragraph of Jacob Bogage’s June 7 article in The Washington Post, “Dodgeball is a tool of ‘oppression’ used to ‘dehumanize’ others, researchers argue,” states that dodgeball is one of “gym classes most common games.” We at SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators, found this disheartening and scary, but not …

Arizona Future Professionals Committee Chair

Toni Chilton, President-Elect Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Congratulations to Elizabeth Gonzalez for being elected as the Future Professionals Committee Chair for Arizona Health and Physical Education.  Elizabeth is currently a full-time student at Arizona State University and will be graduating in May 2020 with a bachelors in Physical Education. Welcome to the Arizona Health and Physical Education Board of Directors, Elizabeth!  

Andy Milne to Keynote the 2019 Arizona State Convention

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Heather Chewning, President of Arizona Health and Physical Education would like to announce that Andy Milne will be the Keynote Speaker for the 2019 Arizona State Convention, November 21st.  Andy Milne has traveled around the world in his 23 years as a teacher and coach, teaching and coaching on four continents. Originally from England, Andy taught physical education in London …

health.moves.minds.

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Executive Director, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Public Relations, SHAPE America

Get ready, health. moves. minds. is launching this August! Arizona Health and Physical Education is excited to partner with SHAPE America to introduce health. moves. minds. This program teaches our young people how to take care of their MIND & BODY while developing those ever important character traits such as kindness, compassion and empathy. It includes skill based and standards …

Free USAPA Pickleball Workshop at Pecos Park

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Arizona Health and Physical Education in partnership with USAPA would like to announce the first of two scheduled Free Pickleball Workshops. The first workshop will take place on Saturday, September 14 at the new Pecos Park Pickleball Complex in Ahwatukee. The seconded scheduled workshop will take place at Paseo Highlands Park Pickleball Courts on Saturday, February 1, 2020 in North …

2019 Association Board Applications

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Adapted Physical Education, Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations

Be part of something great! Arizona Health and Physical Education is seeking professionals to join the board of directors. Application links are below. Applications must be completely submitted no later than August 31, 2019.  Arizona Health and Physical Education Members will vote on Board Positions during the 2019 Arizona State Convention. Application – Association President Application – Association Board Member (Committee Chair …

2019 Charles “Chuck” B. Corbin Scholar Lecture – Guy Le Masurier, PhD

Matt Mixer, Executive Director Advocacy, Best Practices, Future Professionals, Marketing, Membership, News & Events, Partnerships, Public Relations, State Convention

Join us on Friday, November 22 at the Phoenix Convention Center for the 2019 Charles “Chuck” B. Corbin Scholar Lecture. This year we are pleased to welcome back to Arizona, Guy Le Masurier, PhD. Guy Le Masurier, PhD is a professor of Sport, Health and Physical Education (SHAPE) at Vancouver Island University in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. Guy is grateful …