Andrew Brinks, M.A., Certified Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) Personal Trainer and has been teaching the Wellness course for the past two years. Mr. Brinks has been a physical educator for the past 24 years and is now writing his dissertation in the Special Education Administration Program at Gallaudet University. He has extensive experience working with students and adults in health promotion and fitness programs. He has taught physiology of exercise, weight training, jogging, First Year Seminar (FYS) for the past 12 years, and is a certified personal trainer. He has also served as a Bridge Program and New Signers Program for the new incoming freshmen who need to polish up their English, math, and sign language skills before fall semester begins.
Teaching: Weight Training, Jogging, Wellness, Physiology of Exercise, Advanced Weight Training, Personal Training and Exercise Leadership, Theory to Practice in Personal Training, Practicum in Personal Training, and First Year Seminar
Grants/Awards: Faculty of the Year at Northwest Campus (1993 - 1994), Appreciation Award for Camp Mark Seven (Camp Director, 1992 - 1995) and Physical Fitness Award at Gallaudet University (1986)