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Hope Physical Education Major and Football Player,
Dean DeVries To Be A "Teacher Who Will Make A Difference"

Dean DeVries

From the time he was a small child, Dean DeVries knew he wanted to be a teacher and coach. His grandfather, Richard Ott, coached football and softball at Creston High School in Grand Rapids, so DeVries decided he wanted to make the same type of impact on young people that his grandfather and other educators did. Now in his senior year at Hope College, DeVries is preparing for his future career as an educator and coach. Read More.



Students Attend MAHPERD Conference


13 students and 2 faculty members from the department attended the Michigan Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Conference in Traverse City. Seniors Kyle Kreps and Molly Collins (pictured on the right) were named the MAHPERD majors of the year.


Alumni News
We are thrilled to share the stories of three recent grads who have been hired in Michigan schools for elementary and secondary teaching jobs!
Click here for their full stories.


Academic Information

Physical Ed. Major with Health Ed. Minor Course Sequence

Elementary Physical Ed. Minor Course Sequence

Secondary Physical Ed. Minor Course Sequence




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