Kinesiology and Sports Studies Blog

Volunteers Needed for Intramural Basketball

Jefferson Elementary School in Charleston is looking for volunteers to help with the intramural basketball program for 5th and 6th grade boys.  Coaches, referees, and book keepers/time keepers are needed.  The program runs from January 17th to March 10th.  Weekly time commitment is not expected to be more than 4 hours per week.

They are looking for passionate basketball people, but more importantly someone who is really invested in teaching students about respect, responsibility, and sportsmanship.

Please contact Matt Anderson at


Volunteers Needed at Fox Ridge

Fox Ridge State Park is seeking volunteers—faculty or students—to lead fitness programs in the park this summer. This is an opportunity to expand outreach and promote wellness in the community while utilizing the natural spaces the park provides. Events will be open and advertised to the public and can entail any physical activity for any age range the instructor prefers. If interested, contact Helen via email at

Bismarck–Henning Junior High PE Teacher Needed

A highly motivated 5th – 8th grade girls Physical Education teacher is needed at Bismarck – Henning Junior High, located in Bismarck, Illinois.

Bismarck – Henning is a rural area school located in Bismarck, Illinois which is about 7 miles north of Danville, Illinois, 131 miles south of Chicago, 35 miles east of Champaign – Urbana, and 99 miles west of Indianapolis.

BHJH is a great place to work with an awesome staff, students, and administration! The Junior High features 2 full size gyms for physical education class and a cardio/weight room attached to one. The Junior High services about 250 students 5th – 8th grade. Class sizes for 5th  and 6th  grade girls are about 28 girls per class and 7th/8th girls have grade level combined classes with about 21 girls per class. Units are taught both coed with a boys PE teacher and gender separated.  On a side note we have had very strong athletic programs in the past and present.

For additional information and to apply, go to


Immediate Opening – Driver Education Teacher

There  is an immediate opening for a Driver Education teacher at Carterville High School.  The official announcement is available at:   


KSS Club Kickoff

KSS Club Kickoff – September 1st @ 8pm in Lantz Club Room!! Come check out the re-imagined KSS Club! Officers and representatives will be elected for all concentration areas.

Mandatory Graduate Student Meeting

On August 26th, there is a mandatory graduate student meeting at 5:00pm in Buzzard 1501.

Cumberland School District Coaching Positions

The Cumberland Unit District #77 is seeking individuals who are willing to work in the athletic setting. The District has two coaching openings:

  1. High School Assistant Volleyball Coach
  2. Middle School Girls Head Basketball Coach

To apply for any of these positions please contact:

Kevin Maynard

1496 IL RT 121

Toledo, IL 62468

(217) 923-3133

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