David Erickson
Associate Dean
Phone
+1 (604) 513-2121 ext. 3717

Biography

David Erickson is the Associate Dean in the School of Human Kinetics at Trinity Western University and also serves as the Physical Education Stream Coordinator. He has over 35 years of teaching experience in a variety of educational capacities such as teacher, physical education specialist, vice principal, school principal, and university professor. He has extensive experience in coaching youth sports in both school and community programs. David is a member of the nationally recognized organization, Physical Health and Education Canada (PHE) and contributes to the editorial board for the . David has participated as part of a B.C. Ministry of Education Curriculum Review Committee for the revision of the K-7 physical education curriculum as well as being a reviewer for sport and health related university textbooks. David's background and research interests are in the areas of leadership studies, sociology of sport, and physical education pedagogy.

Research & Scholarship

Education

  • M.A.L. Masters of Arts in Leadership (Trinity Western University)
  • M.Ed. Masters of Educational Administration (Western Washington University)
  • P.B.D. Post Baccalaureate Diploma (Simon Fraser University)
  • B.Ed. Bachelor of Education (University of British Columbia)

Recent Publications

  • Erickson, D. N. (2004). Creative dance and basketball. Teaching Elementary Physical Education, Mar. 2004, Vol. 15, Issue 2, Human Kinetics Publishers.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • British Columbia College of Teachers
  • BC Teachers Professional Certificate
  • Editorial Review Board - Canadian Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance (CAHPERD)
  • BC Ministry of Education Physical Education K - 7 Curriculum Review Committee

Courses Taught

  • HKIN 190 Concepts of Physical Fitness and Wellness
  • HKIN 325 Sociology of Sport
  • HKIN 350 Elementary Physical Education
  • HKIN 351 Leadership and Planning in Human Kinetics
  • HKIN 360 Instructional Analysis and Design
  • HKIN 490 Philosophical and Ethical Issues in Sport