The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management


The Department of Kinesiology and Sport Management (KNSM) is one the largest academic department at Texas A&M University, generating over 90,000 credit hours and 200,000 (modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

As one of four departments in the College of Education and Human Development, KNSM is currently home to over 3,000 undergraduate students, 246 master’s students, 70 doctoral students (3,921 total), 179 minor students, 103 faculty members, 32 staff members and 90 funded graduate assistants.

Divisions of Kinesiology & Sport Management

The department is comprised of three divisions: KinesiologySport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. Each division offers various degrees and outreach programs promoting continuing education for students and the community.

Former Student Highlight


Kourtney Martin


During her time as a Group Fitness Instructor at Texas A&M Rec Sports, she was presented with the opportunity to instruct WELLNESS WORKS! fitness sessions to faculty and staff at Texas A&M. She went on to complete her graduate internship with WELLNESS WORKS! before being named Employee Wellness Coordinator in 2017.

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  • Bo Yu

    Yu is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Division of Sport Management under the guidance of advisor Dr. Gregg Bennett.…

  • Sanghoon Kim

    Kim is a third-year doctoral student and works as a graduate teaching/research assistant in the Division of Sport Management. Previously,…

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    Katie Coley

    Allied Health (D-J)

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    Kaylee Webb

    Allied Health (A-C) Community Health

  • John Heidtke

    Jon Heidtke

    Area(s) of Emphasis Sport Management 228 Gilchrist

  • Wendi Zimmer

    Dr. Wendi Zimmer

    Area(s) of Emphasis Sport Management 208 Gilchrist

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    Dr. Calvin Nite

    Area(s) of Emphasis Sport Management 224 Gilchrist

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    Dr. Brian McCullough

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    Dr. Andrew Nordin

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  • Dr. Patrick St. Louis

    Area(s) of Emphasis Athletic Training 128 Gilchrist

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