Department of Fitness and Wellness


The Department of Fitness and Wellness is dedicated to enhancing the students' and the community's educational experience through a wide choice of movement activities and academic cultivation. We aim to energize, educate, and foster lifetime wellness values to students of all cultures and diversities. Our goal is to nurture and prepare all students planning to pursue a professional career in the field of fitness and wellness. Thus, enabling the students' skills to become contributing members of the community and an asset to the fitness and wellness fields.

We offer certificates and two-year degrees to prepare you for the workforce in the following areas: Recreation Management, Yoga Instruction, Dance Technology, and Strength, Personal Training, and Nutrition. In addition, there are numerous activity classes offered to increase physical fitness and to learn new skills. Our Fitness and Wellness Center provides the backdrop for quality instruction and interaction with our faculty.

Fitness and Wellness Center

Fitness and Wellness Center

Our state of the art facilities and small classes provide an environment conducive to meeting students' needs. Our hope is that you will take part in our classes and/or programs and learn or improve on your skills and fitness level in the activity courses and increase your knowledge in the lecture classes, as well.

The SCC Fitness and Wellness Center is open to the public and it's easy to become a member! Visit the Fitness and Wellness Center for more information about becoming a member.

Contact Information

  • Department of Fitness and Wellness
  • Physical Education Building
  • Office: PE-150
  • Phone: (480) 423-6606
  • Karryn Allen
  • Director, Division of Health Sciences
  • Program Co-Director, Dance
  • Office: PE-147
  • Phone: (480) 423-6600
  • [email protected]
  • David A. Brown, PhD
  • Chair, Department of Fitness and Wellness
  • Program Director, Recreation
  • Office: PE-148
  • Phone: (480) 423‑6617
  • [email protected]
  • Robert Martin, III, MS, CSCS
  • Program Co-Director, Food and Nutrition, Exercise Science
  • Office: FWC-530B
  • Phone: (480) 423-6205
  • [email protected]
  • Bob Kline, MS
  • Program Co-Director, Food and Nutrition, Exercise Science
  • Office: FWC-532
  • Phone: (480) 423-6602
  • [email protected]
  • Elizabeth Gush, BA
  • Administrative Support
  • Office: PE-155
  • Phone: (480) 423-6606
  • [email protected]
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