PROFILE: Encourages individuals to participate in physical activities and enhance their self- knowledge about personal health and nutrition. Motivates each individual to become physically active for life while continually improving their social, emotional, and physical well-being while providing an energized and safe atmosphere.

Douglas County School District, Sierra Middle School, Parker, CO
• Implemented a Physical Education program that focused on experiencing a wide variety of physical fitness activities, both traditional and non-traditional, that offered a broad range of learning experiences and maintained student interest and motivation for success
• Physical Education department chairperson. A key person in curriculum development, coordinate department meetings, comprise class schedules, purchase equipment, writing of grant proposals, wrote and implemented the department’s course policy and procedures for Physical Education
• Douglas County School District assessment academy cadre level representative for Middle School Physical Education. Wrote all of the Essential Learnings, Indicators, and PLDs for DCSD’s Middle School Physical Education
• Douglas County School District curriculum council representative. Attended district meetings and communicated information to the department to improve Physical Education instruction
• Organized and coordinated Sierra Middle School’s spirit squad that encouraged students to develop leadership skills in a group setting and display a positive attitude while representing their school
• Co-sponsor of the 3rd, 4th, & 5th Annual Sierra Middle School 5K run/ walk that raises money to improve the fitness center to be used by students, staff, and the community
• Participant of Sierra Middle School’s Growth Incentive Plan that focuses on school-wide improvement
• Recipient of the Excel adaptor grant used to improve and enhance the Physical Education department’s equipment to benefit every student
• Sierra Middle School Eagle Award Recipient recognized for outstanding teaching
• Douglas County School District, Jefferson County School District, Colorado

• Promoted to management within three months of hire date and recognized nationally as the #1 sales producer

• Presented the program to potential and new clients while communicating with clients on a daily basis to reach personal goals through counseling education
EDUCATION California State University- Long Beach 2003
• B.A., Kinesiology & Physical Education
• Graduated with honors; President’s and Dean’s Honor Lists
• Golden Key International Honor Society (top 15% of class)
• Pi Lambda Theta International Honor Society and Professional Association in Education
• Graduate GPA 3.85
COACHING • Middle School Volleyball Coach and Referee, Douglas County School District, CO
• Middle School Head and Assistant Track Coach, Long Beach Unified School District, CA & Douglas County School District, CO
• High School Head Swimming Coach, Long Beach Unified School District, CA
• Age Group Swimming Coach, Crescenta-Canada YMCA, Pasadena, CA
CERTIFICATIONS • Colorado Professional Teaching License K-12 Physical Education
• American Red Cross First-Aid & CPR/AED- Adult and Child Certified
AFFILIATIONS • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
• National Association for Sport and Physical Education
• Colorado Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance

• University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee Scholar-Athlete Award 1996-1997 & 1997-1998, Division 1 scholarship athlete, conference champion, UWM record holder, team captain, MVP, Wisconsin State Champion, and six-time YMCA swim team national competitor. Three-time national competitor in Track and Field. State competitor in Gymnastics and Cheer.
REFERRALS Mrs. Michelle Davis 303-387-3800 wk. Principal, Sierra Middle School, DCSD
Mr. Lawrence Chavers 303-387-3806 wk. A.P. Sierra Middle School, DCSD

Year of Birth

1978, female

Currently Employed


Name & Surname

Danielle DeWaal