Sports Studies, Recreation and 体育运动
At Whitman we believe that the life of the mind and intellectual learning require a balance of fitness and wellness programs. 运动的研究, Recreation and 体育运动 at Whitman intend to complement your total educational experience, nurturing 健康y qualities such as self-discipline, 领导, 信心, 和协作. Whatever your athletic goal – from a dream of the Olympics, 完成马拉松, to someday coaching a Little League team – Whitman’s 运动的研究, Recreation and 体育运动 Department offers the facilities, 编程, 指令, and competitive opportunities you will need to succeed.
Whitman College is a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division III, 以及西北会议. Our intercollegiate athletic programs are consistent with the principles of fair play and amateur athletics as defined by the NCAA. We fully support the academic success, 健康, and overall well-being of student athletes, and we provide equal access to athletic opportunities for men and women. Men participate at the varsity level in baseball, 篮球, 越野, 高尔夫球, 足球, 游泳, 和网球. 篮球队, 越野, 高尔夫球, 足球, 游泳, 网球, and volleyball are available for women. Approximately 17 percent of the Whitman student body participates in at least one varsity sport.
另外, 亚美体育APP下载的教练员, 培训师, and physical education professionals will provide you with academic and professional preparation for 领导 and teaching in physical education, 体育训练, 和娱乐. Whitman students interested in 体育 medicine and 体育训练 learn in the classroom, 有这样的课程 训练开始, and work with the college’s certified athletic trainer.
Student interns gain practical experience by working directly with Whitman’s varsity athletic program.
体育研究课程, 娱乐 and athletics are divided into two categories: theory-based and activity-based. 基于理论的课程, designed for students who wish to study the theory and methods of physical education 和娱乐, 包括 First 援助, Lifeguard Training, Theory of Coaching, 运动心理学 and outdoor 和娱乐al 领导. The activity-based courses 包括 a diverse mix of physical education, 娱乐, individual fitness and team sport activities including weight training, 壁球, 游泳, 滑雪, 滑雪, 和许多其他人.
The College has outstanding athletic facilities. 贝克弗格森健身中心 包括10,000平方. ft. fitness center and the Louise and Paul Harvey pool, a 30-yard competitive 游泳 pool. 舍伍德中心 is home to a 1500-seat gymnasium, racquet ball and squash courts, 一个有氧/跳舞的房间, 体育训练室, 和桑拿. 舍伍德的改造, 2009年8月完成, adds to the facility a full size practice/intramural gym with batting cages for baseball and 高尔夫球, two multipurpose exercise rooms and two class rooms. In addition the indoor climbing wall with 7000 square feet of climbing space is one of the top collegiate climbing facilities 在这个国家. Ankeny领域, 在校园的中心, hosts club rugby and lacrosse competitions, 校内的足球, 极限飞盘, 和垒球. Adjacent to Ankeny领域 are four outdoor 网球 courts, 在校园的西端, the Bratton Tennis Center offers four top-quality indoor 网球 courts.
Baseball games take place at the 3,000-seat Borleske Stadium, a short walk from campus. The Borleske Athletic Complex also 包括s Martin Track. The 高尔夫球 team practices at Memorial Golf Course, adjacent to Borleske Stadium. The new Athletic Fields Complex is home to the varsity 足球 teams as well as multiple practice fields.
In addition to our offerings in 体育, 惠特曼鼓励学生, 教师, and staff to add 娱乐al and fitness activities to their daily schedules. 个人成长, 健康, 自力更生是至关重要的, and we advise entering students to take especially good care of themselves. We like to encourage our students to develop positive habits such as jogging, 骑自行车, 跳舞, 游泳, 武术, 瑜伽和冥想.
Are Whitman athletes exceptional students who go on to do great things?
温迪Wilford 98年, 女子排球和田径, is now a chemical engineer for BP Amoco in Alaska after graduating from Stanford.
Take a look at the top career scorers in the history of Whitman men’s 篮球. Number one is Don Woodworth ‘68, a partner in a Washington, D.C., law firm specializing in natural resource law. Number two, Chris Faidly graduated in 2009. Number 3, Dan Rough ‘98, was featured in Sports Illustrated when he hit 60 consecutive free throws. Number four is Keith Orchard ‘91, one of nearly two dozen Whitman graduates currently in the Peace Corps. Number five, Dave Mastin ‘87, served six terms in the Washington State House of Representatives. And Number 6 is Bruce Bennett ‘69 who works in research and development for Boeing in Seattle.