||Assistant Professor of Physical Education
Ph.D., Physical Education, Sport & Exercise Science: Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology minor, University of New Mexico
M.S., Physical Education, Sport & Leisure Studies: Performance Coaching, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
B.S., Health & Physical Education, Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania
Study Abroad, University of Limerick, Ireland
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Distance Running Performance
Dr. Jenny is an assistant professor of
physical education in the department of physical education, sport and
human performance at Winthrop University. He comes to
Winthrop after teaching physical education teacher education and
activity courses for three years within the University of New Mexico’s
Department of Health, Exercise, and Sports Sciences. Dr.
Jenny’s additional work experience includes teaching elementary and
middle school health and physical education, coaching high school,
college, and elite-level cross country and track, and working as a U.S.
Air Force exercise physiologist and fitness program manager. As
an athlete, Dr. Jenny twice captained the NCAA D-II Slippery Rock
University cross country and track teams, was an Academic All-American
steeplechaser, thru-hiked the entire 2,174 mile Appalachian Trail, and
is a Boston Marathon qualifier.
Dr. Jenny is an active scholar publishing in peer-reviewed journals (i.e., Journal of Physical Education, Recreation and Dance) and presenting at national conferences (i.e., National Social Science Association). He
is a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education,
Recreation and Dance and the American College of Sports Medicine. In
addition, he has won several distinctions, including: the 39th Air Base
Wing “Civilian of the Year” and the “Outstanding Doctor of Philosophy”
in his department at the University of New Mexico. Dr. Jenny resides in Rock Hill, SC with his wife, Dr. Angela Jenny, and two sons, Miles and Calvin.