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Gay Timken
Gay Timken, PhD


PhD in Sport Pedagogy: Oregon State University
MS in Exercise Science & Master Teaching: Fort Hays State University
BA in Physical Education, Health Education & Exercise Science: Fort Hays State University




Professional: Gay's focus for nearly 20 years has been in the area of teacher development specific to physical education. She has a deep commitment to quality K-12 physical education for children and youth which is foundational to all her coursework.


Courses taught:
Methods of Teaching Physical Education (Secondary)
Assessment in Physical Education
Curriculum Development in Physical Education
Teaching Games I (Tactical Games Model)
Teaching Games II (Sport Education)
Teaching Outdoor & Adventure Education
Teaching Strength Training & Conditioning
Coaching Youth Sports


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Division of Health and Exercise Science
College of Education
Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR 97361

Fax: 503-838-8370

Phone: 503-838-8908

Diana McAlpine
Administrative Program Assistant

Peggy Pedersen, Ph.D.
Division Chair