Health & Fitness Workshop
ABOUT THE HEALTH & FITNESS WORKSHOP
The Health and Fitness Workshop is held annually in December. The goal of the workshop is to provide ready-to-implement ideas and practices to take right back to the classroom or professional arena in the areas of health, physical education, sports and athletics, fitness, and inclusive and adapted activity.
SAVE THE DATE
Friday, Dec. 1, 2023, at the School of Kinesiology Building
We are unable to accept checks or walk-in registrations.
2023 KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Former Head Coach, Michigan Softball
After 38 seasons at the helm of the University of Michigan softball program, Carol Hutchins is the winningest coach in NCAA softball history. Hutchins guided the Wolverines to 22 Big Ten regular-season titles, 10 Big Ten Tournament championships and qualified for the NCAA Tournament 29 times (1992-93, '95-2019, '21-22), earning 18 NCAA Regional crowns and making 12 appearances in the NCAA Women's College World Series (1995-98, 2001-02, '04-'05, '09, '13, '15-'16). “Hutch” and the Wolverines became NCAA Champions in 2005 making them the first program east of the Mississippi River to claim this title by winning the Women’s College World Series. Carol Hutchins has earned 18 Big Ten Conference Coach of the Year honors, eight NFCA Regional Coach of the Year awards, a pair of NFCA National Coach of the Year honors and was inducted into the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Association Hall of Fame in 2006. The Hutchins-led Michigan coaching staff has garnered Great Lakes Region Coaching Staff of the Year honors 15 times (1998-99, 2001-02, '04-'05, '08-'10, '13-'16, '18, '21), and was named Speedline/NFCA National Coaching Staff of the Year for the first time in 2005. In 2016, Hutchins was named the inaugural recipient of espnW's Pat Summitt Coaching Award, presented to the coach who “exemplifies the character and courage” of the legendary basketball coach who led the Tennessee Lady Vols. A 1979 graduate of Michigan State University, Hutchins displayed her athletic talents in both basketball and softball (1976-79), helping the Spartans to the 1976 Association of Intercollegiate Athletics for Women (AIAW) National Softball Championship. In 2003, she was chosen as the recipient of the Nell Jackson Award, considered the highest honor the Michigan State Varsity "S" Club can give a female alumna for professional accomplishments and community service and was inducted into the Michigan State Athletics Hall of Fame in 2021. She was also inducted into the Greater Lansing Athletic Hall of Fame in 2000 and the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 2011. Hutchins founded the Michigan Softball Academy in 2010 in conjunction with the program's annual "Pink Game", this program has raised over $1,000,000 for the American Cancer Society.
PARKING & DIRECTIONS
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- Interior classroom map
- Maynard St. parking and walking directions
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The School of Kinesiology agrees to adhere to all federal, state, local, and university COVID-19 safety guidelines, and by registering for and attending this event, you accept the inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 and agree to abide by all federal, state, local, and university COVID-19 safety guidelines. Additionally, you agree that you will not attend the event if you are sick or have been exposed to someone who is sick.
MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
STATE CONTINUINING EDUCATION CLOCK HOURS (SCECHs) INFORMATION
For anyone wishing to obtain Michigan Department of Education SCECHs, please follow these directions:
- Complete the SCECH Participant Data form. You MUST include a valid email address and your PIC number. This email address should be the same email address used for the MDE Secure Central Registry. Click here for instructions to locate your PIC.
- Complete the registration portion of the State Continuing Education Clock Hours form.
- You must sign in upon arrival at the SCECH table.
- At the completion of the workshop, please report to the SCECH table to turn in completed forms, sign out, and make sure to provide payment in the form of exact cash or check ($10) or PayPal ($10.50)