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Kent Kessinger, MA

Adjunct Professor in Education

Email: kent.kessinger@ottawa.edu

MA - Minnesota State University, Mankato
BA - Bethany College


Kent Kessinger grew up in Lindsborg, KS and completed his undergraduate degree at Bethany College in Lindsborg, KS.  His teaching career and coaching career has taken him from Kansas, to Minnesota, to South Dakota and back to Kansas.  While at Minnesota State University Mr. Kessinger obtained a master’s degree in the MSUM Department of Human Performance in Physical Education with a concentration in Preventative and Rehabilitative Cardiovascular Health.  The majority of his teaching experience has been at Augustana University in Sioux Falls, SD and Ottawa University.  While at both institutions he has taught a number of courses in the Physical Education and Exercise Science majors.  Mr. Kessinger’s teaching experience includes: Kinesiology, Biomechanics, Introduction to Stress Management, Psychology and Sociology of Sport, and Sports Nutrition.  Mr. Kessinger is currently pursuing his Ph.D in Exercise Science at Concordia University in Chicago. 

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