• University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, MS, Industrial/Organizational Developmental Psychology
  • University of Tennessee, Educational Leadership (ABD)
  • University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, MEd, Health and Physical Education
  • Covenant College, BA, Interdisciplinary Studies (Math, History, Psychology)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with Distinction with the NSCA



  • Exercise Science
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Research
  • Sports Management



  • Flipped Classroom: Think Achieve Seminars: 2012-2013
  • Member of the Think Achieve Research Cohort: 2013-2014
  • Past Chair: Nutrition, Metabolism and Body Composition SIG for the National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Current Chair: Membership Committee for NSCA
  • Co-Author: Fitness for a Lifetime with W. Leroy Fanning
  • Author: New Book (January 2014) S2E2 Plan: Be Balanced in Your Life