Strengthen your foundation for a rapidly growing sports industry. Be prepared for a diverse and exciting career by working behind the scenes in sports management or with athletes on the court, field, or in the classroom.

As a Health & Human Performance major, students can pursue a PreK-12 license to teach health and physical education in elementary or secondary school settings. Other majors/minors include Coaching, Sport Management, Sport Information Director, and Strength and Conditioning.

Why Health & Human Performance at Tabor?

  • Opportunities for internships can include the San Diego Padres, Sporting Kansas City, U.S. Olympic Training Center, Hesston Wellness Center, and YMCAs. You can also intern on campus to reduce travel during the academic year.
  • Your undergraduate degree at Tabor can transition into a one or two-year Master of Business Administration in Sports Management & Leadership.

Next Steps

Alumni Spotlight

Conner Hampton (g’11)

“I believe my experience at Tabor fueled my career and provided me the knowledge and preparation for any task that may be ahead of me. When you have an opportunity of a lifetime, you need do it in the lifetime of the opportunity. My advisor, Dr. Karol Hunt, prepared me for a lifetime of coaching, with a plethora of information–allowing me to gain success and also sustain success.”

Career Opportunities

  • Health and Physical Education Teacher Licensure
  • Sport Management
  • Coaching
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Sport Information Director
  • Exercise Science

Majors

  • Health & Human Performance- Coaching
  • Health & Human Performance- Sport Management
  • Health & Human Performance- Strength & Conditioning
  • Exercise Science
  • Sports Information Director
  • Secondary Education (Health Education, Physical Education)

Minors

  • Coaching
  • Sports Information Director
  • Sport Management
Course Lists

Program Highlights

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  • You’ll be equipped by experienced professors to succeed at any level of sports.
  • Coaching (entry-level coaching in middle or high school), Sport Management, and Sports Information Director are all available as a minor.
  • Our program is recognized by the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
  • Any student graduating from Health & Human Performance is prepared for graduate school.

Health & Human Performance Faculty

Andy Davis

Andy Davis

Adjunct Instructor of Health & Human Performance / Assistant Baseball Coach
Amy Ratzlaff

Amy Ratzlaff, Ph.D. Cand.

Assistant Professor of Health and Human Performance / Assistant Athletic Director / Associate Dean, School of Professional Studies