Exercise Science

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ES Student group photo

Congratulations to the following Exercise Science Majors who participated as partners and coaches at the Special Olympics Colorado Fall Classic Volleyball Competition in Denver on Saturday, 11/19. Megan Longtain, Annette Brown, Hailey Edwards, Cy Glaser, Kacy Green, Sam Hayden, Stacy Jones, and Shanell Leekya participated on three different Special Olympics Teams with 8 Special Olympics athletes.  All three teams came home w/gold medals! Although they weren’t able to go on the Denver trip, Ryann Brust, Lacey Grillos, Hillary Morris, Kyle Mudick, and Evan Powell participated at practices on a regular basis. Fort Lewis College was well represented by these students who fulfilled practicum hours for their ES 254 class (Adapted Exercise) and ES 289 Coaching Internship courses.


ES alums bring their elementary school students to FLC 

A special thank you to ES alum, Oscar Cosio, for bringing his 4th grade Physical Education classes from Ignacio Elementary School (pictured below) to a Play Day on Tuesday, 12/8, in the Whalen Gym. The 45 elementary school students participated in stations taught by ES 255 (Teaching Competencies) students Brent Hall, Selena La Paz, Shanell Leekya, Ryann Pierce, Daniel Rankin, Allena Wolfblack. It was a great experience for all!



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Why Study Exercise Science at FLC?

The Exercise Science program at Fort Lewis College hones professional skills and scientific knowledge through meaningful research, engaging classroom discussions, and practical real-world experiences that prepare students for graduate study and careers in teaching, coaching, sport administration, personal training, physical therapy, and other athletic, recreation, fitness, and wellness professions.

Our students begin their clinical studies earlier than at other schools, using professional equipment in our Human Performance Laboratory. We also offer opportunities for teaching in area public schools, working as personal trainers in the Student Life Center, and developing exercise programs for real-world clients.