Department Chair

Dr. Keith Hardy
Ph.D. University of Arkansas
M.P.T. Southwest Baptist University
Exercise Science: Pre-Physical Therapy

Ann Steketee – Administrative Assistant


Charles Getty
B.S. Penn State University
M.A. Webster University
Exercise Science: Personal Training
Kevin King
B.S. Southwest Baptist University
M.S. Western Kentucky University
Ph.D. University of Arkansas
Athletic Training
Donovan Nelson
B.A. Graceland University
M.Ed. Wichita State University
Sport Management
Sarah Walters
B.S. University of Central Arkansas
M.O.L. Evangel University
Athletic Training, Sports Medicine Director

Adjunct Faculty

Carol Stephen
B.S. Evangel University
M.S. Drury University
Megan Kennedy
B.S. Missouri State University
M.S.Ed. Old Dominion University
Sarah W

Sarah Walters: Sports medicine director

Sarah Walters has always loved sports, but it is her passion for athletes as individuals that motivates her to do what she does. Since the fall of 2009, Walters has been enriching the lives of Evangel’s Kinesiology students and athletes through her teaching and healthcare services. She currently serves as sports medicine director. Walters graduated ...

Categories: Athletic Training

Donovan Nelson

Donovan Nelson: Assistant professor of Kinesiology

Donovan Nelson, assistant professor of kinesiology, graduated from Graceland University in Lamoni, Iowa, in 1998 and received a Master of Education in Sports Administration in 2003 from Wichita State University. Over the course of his career, he has been an educator and coach at the secondary level, an assistant principal/athletic director, a college instructor and ...

Categories: Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport Management

Charlie Getty

Charlie Getty: Academic instructor and strength and conditioning coach

With 14 years of wrestling experience and more than 30 years of football experience under his belt, Charlie Getty heads the personal training courses at Evangel. Getty graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1974 with a degree in Health, Physical Education and Recreation. As a senior offensive lineman, he earned All-American honors from the Associated ...

Categories: Exercise Science (Personal Training Track), Undergraduate Studies


Dr. Keith Hardy: Kinesiology Department chair

Originally from Tallahassee, Fla., Dr. Keith Hardy joined the Evangel faculty in 2000. He completed his Ph.D. at the University of Arkansas in 2006 and has been chair of the Kinesiology Department at Evangel since 2007. Hardy has led Evangel’s United Way Campaign during the past two years and has also participated in the University Alliance ...

Categories: Exercise Science (Pre Physical Therapy Track), Health, Kinesiology, Physical Education (K-12)

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