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Hess, Chuck

Chuck Hess, Ed. D.

Doctor of Education - Brigham Young University - 1986

Phone: (920) 424-1231

Office: Albee 108


Areas of Expertise:

  • History of Sports and Physical Education
  • Pedagogy in Physical Education K-12
  • Athletic Coaching


Brief Bio:

For fourteen years, I have taught health and physical education and coached varsity sports in Pennsylvania.  Following my time, I was the head coach at three different colleges where I was twice selected as the NAIA District 29 Coach of the Year, and at Arizona Western College, I was named the NABC-Kodak Junior College Coach of the Year.


I am a member of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPRED) and have served in various positions in the Southwest District of AAHPERD.  Positions served:

  • President-Elect, President, Past-President for the Southwest District of the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
  • Vice President for the Divisions of P.E. and Sport, SWD of AAHPERD
  • Past President, state Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Past Chair for the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE) in the Academy for History of Sport, Philosophy and Sociology
  • Board of Governors Representative to AAHPERD from Southwest District AHPERD


In 2008, I was inducted into the Lebanon High School (Lebanon, PA) Sports Hall of Fame.

Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: January 2009
Years of K-12 Experience:
 25 years


Classes Typically Taught:

  •  History of Sport and Physical Education

  • Athletic Coaching - skills and theory

  • Care and Prevention of Athletic Injuries


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