Department of Kinesiology

Honors and Awards

Honors and Awards

  • Research Consortium President-Elect 2009-10
  • 2009-10 Alliance Scholar
  • Pease Family Scholar Lecturer, Iowa State University, Department of Kinesiology, April, 2008.
  • Curriculum and Instruction Academy Scholar Lecturer, National Association for Sport and Physical Education, American Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, April, 2008.
  • Exemplary Paper Award 2006, American Educational Research Association, Special Interest Group: Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education for: Owens, L. & Ennis, C.D. (2005). The ethic of care in teaching: An overview of supportive literature. Quest, 57, 392-425.
  • Fellow, Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physique [International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education], 2006.
  • José Mariá Cagigal Lecture, Association Internationale des Ecoles Superieures d’Education Physique [International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education], World Congress, Jyväskylä, Finland, 2006.
  • Charles H. McCloy Lecturer, Research Consortium, American Alliance for Health Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2006.
  • Jerry Wrenn Outstanding Service Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Maryland, 2005.
  • R. Tait McKenzie Award, (professional leadership) Maryland Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, 2003.
  • Appreciation Award, Maryland Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2003.
  • Honor Award, Curriculum and Instruction Academy, National Association for Sport and Physical Education, 2002.
  • Exemplary Paper Award, 2000, American Educational Research Association, Special Interest Group: Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education for: Ennis, C.D., Solmon, M.A., Satina, B.Loftus, S.J., Mensch, J., & McCauley, M.T. (1999). Creating a sense of family in urban schools using the “Sport for Peace” Curriculum.  Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport, 70, 273-285.
  • Presidential Citation, Maryland Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 2000.
  • Doris H. Sands Outstanding Teaching Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University of Maryland, 2000.
  • Lansdowne Scholar Lecturer, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, 1998.
  • Muriel Sloan Communitarian Award, College of Health and Human Performance, University Maryland, 1997.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education (#381), 1997.
  • Scholar Award & Lecture, Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education section, American Educational Research Association, 1995.
  • Celebration of Teaching Award, Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park, 1993.
  • International Who's Who in Sport Pedagogy Theory and Research, 1993.
  • Inductee, Sports Hall of Fame, Lynchburg College, (Field Hockey, Lacrosse), 1992.
  • Fellow, Research Consortium, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 1990.
  • Inductee, Phi Kappa Phi, 1984.
  • Inductee, Kappa Delta Pi, 1975.