Kinesiology and Sport Science
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Kinesiology and Sport Science at Sul Ross State University provides professional training with a broad application. It prepares students for several careers and educational endeavors, including pre physical therapy, pre-athletic training, cardiac rehabilitation, personal training, strength and conditioning specialist, fitness and wellness management, sport nutrition, health promotion, and several other related areas that could lead into graduate school.
Cardiac Rehabilitation Specialist
City Sports Recreation Director
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Personal Fitness Trainer
Physical Education Teacher
Health Education Teacher
Physical Education Administrator
Public Health Education
Sports Facilities Manager
Sports Information Director
Recreation and Intramural Director
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
The Kinesiology Department is housed under the Department of Education. The majority of the classes are taught in the Graves-Pierce Complex. The Graves-Pierce Complex is connected to the Pete Gallegos Center. The Complex houses an indoor swimming pool, two collegiate size gyms, cross-fit/dance room, wellness area, free-weight room, nautilus machines, racquetball courts, elevated running track, sauna and whirlpool. Athletic facilities include: tennis courts, football stadium, an all-weather track, baseball and softball fields, intramural fields for soccer, golf and archery.
Department of Kinesiology 432 837-8170
Department Chair-Dr. Jim Hector
Department of Athletics 432 837-8226
Athletic Director-Mr. Bobby Mesker
Alpine, Texas 79832