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By Pat Hughes
CP talks about physed, play, fitness, and mindfulness
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Erika Garcia
The amazing Erika Garcia is on the show today; Erika is an instructional coordinator and also has so many great ideas to share with her community and the world. She inspires me and other educators on a daily basis with her wonderful approach to not only education but the kids she comes into contact with as well. It is a true honor to have her on the pod. Erika's Twitter: @flyingmonkey13
May 05, 2021
Andy Vasily
Andy has been really changed the game of Physed and done wonders with creating an international movement of making PE more meaningful and more intentional. Andy and I discuss the ins and outs of meaningful PE along with resources and insights into the great world of #meaningfulpe  Andy's Twitter: @andyvasily Andy's Podcast:
May 05, 2021
Andy Milne
Andy is an incredible educator and role model to me. I have been enthralled with his ability to redefine health and movement in the classroom and I was so excited to have a conversation with him. He is such a genuine and warm person and I have developed a friendship with him over the years. Please tune in as we discuss online practice, finding our paths through it all and engage in some pedagogical discussion. Tune in!  Andy's Blog: Andy's Twitter: @carmelhealth
May 05, 2021
Episode 45: Dena Scudieri
Dena is an outstanding educator and member of NJAPHERD and a committee liaison for Health Moves Minds. We discuss online learning, SEL, and giving students a voice and keeping them active and caring for their needs. She has been a massive support system for me and I am so proud and inspired by her work.  Dena's Twitter: @JK45PE
January 04, 2021
Ep 44: Mark Vatsis
Mark has been working with Andy Vasily as a consultant to focus on meaningful PE through inquiry, autonomy, and agency. The framework is game-changing and just inspiring. Mark was an absolute legend and it is a conversation you do not want to miss. Andy Vasily's Blog: Mark's Twitter: @coachvpe
December 26, 2020
Episode 43: Alex Graham
Alex is an amazing educator and creator of the Sock Olympics. She inspires me on a regular basis to work on my craft and innovate. In this episode, I was in awe and I learned so much from her. She shares her views on the importance of physical literacy, role models, student inclusion, and strategies to help you grow your practice. Alex's Twitter: @MissGrahamteach Alex's Instagram: missgrahamteach Alex's Sock Olympics:  Sock Olympics Sock Olympics Certificate
October 19, 2020
Season 2 Premier w/ Anna Forcelledo
Anna is an amazing educator that spreads love and kindness to all she come in contact with. Anna and I discuss her career, work with SHAPE and Health Moves Minds, training for the Boston Marathon and building relationships in the PE classroom.  Health Moves Minds: Anna's Twitter: @annaforcelledo
September 29, 2020
Episode 40: Jo Bailey
Jo is someone I admire immensely and we talk about Meaningful PE, HPE, and previewing going back to school #physed, her amazing webby on Meaningful PE.  Jo has taught me so much over the years, and it was an absolute honor to just sit down and chat. It was more of a pleasant conversation than an interview and it's one of the reasons she is amazing.  Jo's Blog: Jo's Webinar: Jo's Twitter: @LovePhyEd
June 01, 2020
Episode 39: Jack Rolfe
Absolute legend! We discuss The Coaching Lab, views on appropriate feedback, and inclusion. How to make sure your students or athletes feel they are part of the learning environment and not just grouped together, targetting learning goals, and coaching tips and strategies. Coaching Lab Website: Coaching Lab Twitter: @The_CoachingLab Jack's Twitter: @JPR_25
May 25, 2020
Episode 38: Selina Rhoades
Selina is just a breath of fresh air! Topics that are rarely discussed, she dives into her activity workbook for #HPEatHome, female disengagement is #physed, and how to help change the dynamic as well as the importance raising awareness of menstrual cycle relating to PE, and how to show compassion and understanding as an educator.  Selina's Workbook: Selina's Twitter: @Miss_RhodesPE
May 20, 2020
Episode 37: Student Perspective-Stella, Willem, Faith, Dario, and Priyanka
My former students who are now in university give us a student perspective on online learning-the positive and the struggle. They also discuss how all aspects of #physed helped them grow and how it shaped their lives. I think it's vital to hear student voice and this is your avenue! 
May 17, 2020
Episode 36: Jace Ferguson(Hatrick with Patrick)
Jace and I have both been back to school with social distancing physed. We discuss our experience with implementations and discuss our upcoming FREE ZOOM PD on what going back to school looks like(May 24). TUNE IN!  Sign Up Here for the Zoom Chat on May 24th
May 12, 2020
Episode 35: Marcus Down
This was so fun. Mark is such a legend in his craft; we discuss sports, #hpeathome approaches, our paths to becoming physical educators and he has such a great vision and insight in our field. DO NOT MISS THIS!  PTIPE PODCAST: Get DOWN with Mark on Twitter: @Down_with_PE
May 07, 2020
Episode 34: Brae Clowes
We need to hear and value #physed at every level, and Brae is crushing it as an aspiring student T. I am blown away by her drive and passion and she is someone you need to hear from.  Brae is at the top of aspiring educators.  Brae's Twitter: @MissClowes123
May 05, 2020
Episode 33: Dave Carney and Justin Schleider
These studs run the Around the Horn Podcast. We discuss their drive to run that as well as PE philosophies, focus on wellness, and developing a sense of student choice/autonomy and learning from our students and other educators. EPIC CHAT with superstar educators.  Around The Horn Pod/Supersized Physed Pod: Dave's Website: Justin's Website: Shared PE GOOGLE DRIVE: Dave's Twitter: @PE_Dave1017 Justin's Twitter: @SchleiderJustin
May 03, 2020
Episode 32: Rob Elliot
Rob and I discuss online learning, what going back to school will look like and we had to discuss The Last Dance and all things basketball in our coaching experience and professionally. TUNE IN. I love talking to this dude.  Rob's Twitter: @RobElliottPE
May 01, 2020
Episode 31: Mel Hamada
I have been so eager to talk to Mel! She is such a great inspiration and I follow all her posts and prezi's. Mel and I discuss online learning as well as what it is going to look like when we head back to school as I needed tips for going back next week!  Mel's Website: Mel's Twitter: @mjhamada
April 30, 2020
Episode 30: Jessica Shawley
Jessica is an amazing educator and innovator. We discuss Middle School PE as the make or break age and how to reach different students. Jessica is great at creating purposeful games and fitness activities while incorporating a world of reflection. Truly an honor to have her on.  Jessica's Website: Jessica's Twitter: @JessicaShawley
April 29, 2020
EP 29: Jim Hambel
Jim is a Shape America Council Chair and he is also in the Bowling Hall of Fame. He is a great person who genuinely cares about his students. We discuss #EinPE and Jim gives us insight into what tech apps he has been using in remote learning.  Jim's Twitter: @JimInTheGymPE Jim's Blog on Online Resources:
April 27, 2020
Episode 28: Melanie Levenberg
Melanie is amazing, and just such a cool person. We talk about her creating her own business and being a physical education consultant. Also, we discuss how to go from being tentative about teaching dance to be a dancing beast in the classroom. TDFU is something that is super helpful that she created.  Melanie's websites: Youtube videos: Ted Talk: Melanie's Twitter: @melanie_pl3y
April 24, 2020
Episode 27: Susie Stevens
This was so much fun! We discuss the importance of EDUCATION in Physical Education and different ways to reach students. This is a crucial time to remember how to implement #EinPE. Susie teaches at the University of Canterbury and also works for PENZ. Such a fun show, you must listen.  PENZ WEBSITE: Imagination Blog Susie Referred to:
April 21, 2020
Episode 26: Dr. Alison James
This one was very moving for me, I really enjoyed talking about play, imagination, and she is just a gem to talk to. We discuss her academic career, being a Lego Serious Play Facilitator, as well as focusing on celebrating and not inadvertently diminishing one's imagination. Simply moving and so enjoyable.  Dr. Alison's Website: Alison has asked that if anyone wants to reach out to be included in her research to contact her here:
April 20, 2020
Episode 25: Jonathan Mueller
Jon is one of my best friends, and we are starting a business that has an ecosystem of educational experts to help educators across all disciples with resources, curriculum development, and guidance, we dive into the plan and concept of the platform. We also discuss Jordan's new documentary. 
April 20, 2020
EP 24: Kevin Hughes (My Dad!)
My father is an old school physical education, which in some respects is exactly what we need right now. My dad has taught in Pakistan, Syria, Italy, and Jakarta. He is my inspiration and I am so thrilled he came on, he took it very seriously a dropped so knowledge for you all.  Anne E. Jewett Curriculum:
April 19, 2020
EP 23: Ben Landers
This man needs no intro, you all know him. Ben and I discuss how he helped me early in my career before twitter, his path to and through #physed and #hpeathome. Ben is so influential and helping people constantly. Tune In!  Ben's Website: Ben's Twitter: @thepespecialist
April 14, 2020
Episode 22: Dr. Jamie McMullen
Dr. J is my professor in the Grad program I am enrolled in at the Unversity of Northern Colorado. She is here to dive into each curriculum model in #physed and discuss the feasibility and implementation of each at #HPEathome. We also discuss the importance of whole school physical activity programs and implementation. You have to check this one out!  Dr. J's Twitter: @DrJMcM CSPAP:
April 13, 2020
Episode 21: Ishitaa Gidwani
Ishi and I discuss physed at home, the importance of the future of HPE, how we are coping personally and different ways to make sure that #EinPE is alive and well! She also did a specialist's webinar on ISS which is linked below as well as her practice HKIS and excitement on her move to ISBeijing.  ISS WEBINAR: Ishi's Twitter: @PE_with_Ms_G
April 12, 2020
Episode 20: Jace Ferguson
Jace and I use his purposeful planning model in order to show you how to create a unit of creative play. We also dive into coursework overload in #HPEatHome Buy his ebook: Jace's summit on ConnectedPE: Jace's twitter: @Grand_Muchacho
April 10, 2020
Episode 19: Mike Johnston
Absolute legend HOD PE @ Zurich Int'l School; this guy is an amazing educator and a true friend. His energy is unmatched and this is a legendary convo. Discussing how to approach different phases of virtual learning, what physical education truly is and building relationships in the community. Loved it all.  Mike's twitter: @michaeljohnst15
April 08, 2020
Episode 18: Stephanie Sandino
Stephanie is just the raddest out there! This convo was so fluid and I really learned so much from her. She is a wave of inspiration and it was truly a fabulous time! We discuss #HPEathome, her story, how to take family dynamics into consideration and much more.   Twitter: @smsandino
April 06, 2020
Episode 17: Jarrod Robinson (The PE Geek)
You all know Jarrod as The PE Geek, he has been so influential to so many in influencing the way we can use technology in our classrooms and creating innovative ways to reach our students. Jarrod discusses his pathway, advice for implementing tech into PE, and his resources that you need to grasp onto.  Websites: Twitter: @mrrobbo
April 06, 2020
EP 16: Heather Deckard
is such a rad physical educator! We discuss essential standards in HPEatHome, implementation and what health/physical education should entail. She also shares her amazing practices such as positive phone calls, reaching all students, and her passions in the affective domain.  Follow her on Twitter:@HDPE4KIDS
April 05, 2020
EP 15: Stacey Griffths
Stacey has been a virtual mentor to me for a long time, and I am so pleased she came on the show today. She has such a creative mind and approach to our world of HPE.  Stacey's Resources: Stacey's twitter: @StaceGriffo868
April 02, 2020
EP 14: Andy Hair
The Socks, The Hair, The Legend, Andy and I decided to have no planned content and completely free flow. It is an amazing conversation you do not want to miss and to keep the suspense need to tune in to hear all the fun, wonderful conversation pieces ;) Andy's Website: Andy's Twitter: @MrHairPhysEd
April 01, 2020
EP 12: Maria Corte
I am star-struck, this was huge. I am such a big fan of Maria and she has helped me in so many ways. Maria and I discuss her background, what goes into her Elite Fitness routines, the dynamic change of youth and high-level athletics, and distance learning.  Elite Fitness Routine: Grit Work: Follow Maria on twitter: @cortepe
March 29, 2020
Episode 11: Josh Symes
Josh and I discuss his website,, we also dive into all the frameworks that go into Holistic learning. You don't want to miss Josh's story it's more than inspirational.  website: Josh's Twitter: @symeswellness PERMA FRAMEWORK: Visible Wellbeing:
March 29, 2020
Episode 10: Alison Leathwood
Alison and I dive into wellness and her Ted Talk, "All You Need is One". We also dive into the concept and implementation of positive education. Here are resources she uses from others and ones she's created: Buddy Playlist Resources Follow Alison on Twitter: @peleathwood
March 27, 2020
Episode 9: Carlos Galvez
Carlos and I talk innovations in PHYSED as well as dabble in the world of tech integration and how to do cross-curricular units, and planning.  Carlos is a classified innovator and has agreed to share some resources below: Links to Droning in Physed FitCoin Website 21CLhk Keynote on Passion and Dance Sample of Incorporating Google Slides and Google into a Google Site during Virtual School Follow Carlos on Twitter: @clos_gm
March 25, 2020
Episode 8: Marissa Banda
Marissa is an ES PE teacher at ISD in Dallas, she is a wizard when it comes to helping kids develop and is so innovative with her ideas. We dive into instant activities and how to sculpt a stellar espe lesson. We also discuss or passion for learning and attack a controversial issue of the lack of frequency of PE in some schools.  Check out her youtube channel:
March 25, 2020
Episode 7: Chris Sylvester
Chris and I talk about our experiences playing and coaching and volleyball. He is a phenomenal coach and person. Chris had some stellar resources to share: atomic volleyball
March 24, 2020
Episode 5: Dale Sidebottom
Dale and I discuss the benefits and impact of creative and unstructured play across all ages as well as online learning experiences and scenarios.  Hit up Dale's Websites:
March 20, 2020
EP 4: Coaching and Athletics w/ Jackson Blackburn
Jackson and I dive into athletics, coaching, team development, and coaching strategies.
March 18, 2020
Episode 2: Jace Ferguson
Jace and I dive into #virtualschool in pe amid Covid19,  his presentation on Long Term Athlete Development, and his new ebook: Purposeful Planning. Below are the resources that Jace has shared: LTAD Presentation
March 01, 2020
Creative Play Student Assigment Intro
Showing my students how to use conversational podcasting for topics in PE as advantage in virtual learning. 
February 24, 2020