Ph.D., M. Vinson Miner,
Professor - Excercise Science/Outdoor Rec
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Personal Philosophy
I believe in being positive.  Having a positive outlook is a fundamental success principle for any endevor.  I feel that there are three basic areas where that positive spirit will help me accomplish great tasks:
      1. Trust - in others, yourself, and in what you say and do.
      2. Be Committed - set goals, be enthusiastic about your desires and get the job done.
      3. Show Concern for People - believe in them, look for their good qualities, and show them appretiation.
An individual must be organized, prepared, and demonstate self-discipline.  Along with achieving our own goals and potential, we must also help others to be successful in all dimensions and aspects of life.
University of Wyoming - May 2001
Laramie, WY
Doctor of Philosophy - Education
Dissertation Title: "The Non-Environmental (Intrinsic) Aspects of Motivation of Adult Learners Seeking and Advanced Degree"
Brigham Young University - August 1975
Provo, UT
Masters of Arts - Recreation Management 
Emphasis: Physical Education / Coaching
Brigham Young University - April 1974
Provo, UT
Bachelors of Science
Major: Physical Education / Recreation / Youth Leadership
Minor: Portugese
Professional Organizations
American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance - AAHPERD
Utah Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance -UAHPERD
American Association of Recration and Leisure
American Association of Health Education
Mountain Plains Adult Education Association
The American Association for Adult and Continueing Education
Utah Association for Adult, Community, and Continueing Education
United States Tennis Association - USTA
United States Golf Association - USGA