Physical Education / Health

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    Marlina Keppner
     
    Marlina Keppner, marlina.keppner@dvusd.org has a B.S. in Education from NAU and is certified in Physical Education and Health. During her 20+ years in education, she has taught Health, Racquet Sports, Team Sports, Systematics, Powertraining, and 7th grade Science. She currently serves as the Physical Education department chair and head softball coach at Barry Goldwater High School, a position she has held since 1996. She helped write the district's Health curriculum and teaches Health for the Deer Valley Online Learning Program.
     
    "I don't believe you have to be better than everybody else.  I believe you have to be better than you ever thought you could be." - Ken Venturi
     
     
     
    Joseph Ponce, joseph.ponce@dvusd.org, is a certified Secondary Education teacher who teaches Health and Physical Education. He has been teaching Health for the Deer Valley Online Learning Program since       2015. This will be his first year teaching for the Deer Valley Online Learning Program. He also currently teaches Health and Physical Education at Deer Valley High School. He is also an assistant varsity baseball and football coach for Deer Valley High. He graduated with his Master’s Degree in Secondary Education from Grand Canyon University in December 2014. He completed a Bachelor of Arts degree from Arizona State University in 2013.  He was born in Fresno, California and has lived in Arizona for the past three years.
     
    "Failure to prepare is preparing to fail.” -John Wooden
     
     
    Deann Potts
     
    Deann Potts, deann.potts@dvusd.org, is certified in K-12 Physical Education and Health and has been teaching for the Deer Valley Online Learning Program since the program's inception. She earned a B.S. in Physical Education from Grand Canyon University in 1998. She enjoys the outdoors and coaching softball and volleyball.
     
    "Success comes from knowing that you did your best to become the best that you are capable of becoming." - John Wooden
    Kevin Riegle

    Kevin RiegleKevin.Riegle@dvusd.org, started teaching at Deer Valley High School in 2004 and is currently teaching Sports Medicine and Power Training at DVHS. He started teaching Health for the Deer Valley Online Learning Program during the summer of 2017. He graduated with a B.S. in Athletic Training in 2002 and then received his Masters in Education in 2003, both from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. He competed in Track and Cross Country at his college Alma mater From 1999 to 2003. He is currently a licensed Athletic Trainer in the state of Arizona.

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