SPARK Principals

paul-rosengard-and-scoutMR. PAUL ROSENGARD: Is the "Godfather" of the SPARK Programs of San Diego State University (disseminated via School Specialty) and  served as the Executive Director for 24 years. He also instructed future teachers at the University of California, at San Diego for 11 years, and Cal State San Marcos for 4.  Paul is known for his extensive work as a content author, teacher trainer, and physical activity leader, having contributed as an intervention director and consultant for many benchmark national studies/projects including SPARK, TAAG, M-SPAN, Pathways, PEACH, OPprA, OPI, POPI, HELM, Beyond the Borders, and the Nike2GO and Let Me Play campaigns (which he authored for NIKE).  These studies focused in the fields of physical education, after school programs, early childhood, and coordinated school health.

Paul is internationally known for his creative writing and innovative pedagogical methods, which have been proven effective in improving physical activity programs, teacher effectiveness, and student outcomes.  To date, he has over 25 publications in professional journals, has authored or co-authored 16 curriculum books for teachers (including many of the popular SPARK programs), and conducted nearly 400 professional workshops and conference presentations worldwide, many as a featured or keynote speaker.  Paul Rosengard was appointed the first Deputy Director of the CA Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports (1996) and served as a key member of the education committee for many years.  He was selected as one of 20 Special Advisors to the Governor’s Council in the last Schwarzenegger administration.  He has personally written and received awards/projects totaling over $12 million dollars and currently serves on three executive boards.  He is especially proud of his 12-year career as a physical educator, athletic director, department head, and sports coach (football, basketball among others), his years as a Recreation Leader with Chula Vista Parks and Recreation department in his hometown of Chula Vista, CA., and being a 20-20 person – 20+ years married to Wendy and 20+ years married to SPARK.

dr-mckenzieDR. THOM MCKENZIE: Is Professor Emeritus in the School of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences at San Diego State University and former Adjunct Professor of Pediatrics, University of California, San Diego. A native of Canada, he is a former public school teacher, coach, and administrator. He has authored or co-authored over 200 papers and book chapters and presented nearly 500 papers at professional conferences. He is a Fellow of four professional organizations, including the Research Consortium of SHAPE, the National Academy of Kinesiology (NAK), the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), and the North American Society of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance Professionals (NAS). He has received many awards, including the AIESEP International Olympic Committee President's Prize for research and program development, the NASPE Hall of Fame Award, the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition Lifetime Achievement Award, and an honorary doctorate from Finland. He currently serves as an educational and research consultant on numerous projects. http://www.thomckenzie.com/

jim-sallisDR. JAMES SALLIS: Is Distinguished Professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at University of California, San Diego. He also is Director of Active Living Research, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  His primary research interests are promoting physical activity and understanding policy and environmental influences on physical activity, sedentary behavior, nutrition, and obesity.  His health improvement programs have been studied and used in health care settings, schools, universities, and companies.  He is the author of over 600 scientific publications, on the editorial boards of several journals, and one of the world’s most cited authors in the social sciences.  His current focus is using research to inform policy and environmental changes that will increase physical activity and reduce childhood obesity. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the President's  Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition and the Bloomberg-Manulife Prize for the Promotion of Active Health. Time Magazine identified him as an “obesity warrior”. http://sallis.ucsd.edu/

Pictured Above: Dr. Sallis receives a Lifetime Achievement Award from the President's  Council on Fitness, Sports, and Nutrition in 2011. Dr. Sallis is pictured with Dr. Howard Koh, Asst Secretary for Health, DHHS, and President's Council Co-Chairs Dominque Dawes and Drew Brees. 

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