Department Chair

Dr. Keith Hardy
Ph.D. University of Arkansas
MPT Southwest Baptist University
B.S. Evangel University Allied Health

Ann Steketee – Administrative Assistant


Kevin King
Ph.D. University of Arkansas
M.S. Western Kentucky University
B.S. Southwest Baptist University
Athletic Training
Donovan Nelson
M.Ed. Wichita State University
B.A. Graceland University
Sport Management
Sarah Walters
MOL Evangel University
B.S. University of Central Arkansas
Director Athletic Training

Charlie Getty’s two passions: football and students

At age 63, Charlie Getty moves his 6-foot-4 frame through Evangel’s Mabee Student Fitness Center on one replacement knee. “And I’m working on the other one now,” he ...

Categories: Athletic Training, Exercise Science (Personal Training Track), Exercise Science (Pre Physical Therapy Track), Kinesiology, Personal Training


Dr. Dennis McDonald (’84): Football alum now serving as director of athletics

Dr. Dennis McDonald is in the midst of his first year as Evangel’s director of athletics. McDonald played on the football team from 1980-83 and was on the coaching staff from 1986-92.  He recently earned his doctorate in Educational Leadership from Dallas Baptist University while serving as the principal of Staley Middle School in Frisco, Texas.  ...

Categories: Admissions, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Community, Enrollment Management, Families, President's Office, Public Relations, Recreation and Sport Management, University Relations


Vision Sneak Peek: Meet the man who has 100 days to launch Evangel Soccer

Bruce Deaton, director of soccer operations, is bringing all the details together for Evangel’s newest athletic programs. Each passing day brings Evangel one step closer to officially kicking off sanctioned soccer for the first time since 1974. For Bruce Deaton, the countdown might as well have rockets attached to it. Evangel’s director of soccer operations is ...

Categories: Admissions, Alumni Relations, Athletic Training, Athletics, Community, Community Life, Enrollment Management, Enrollment Marketing, Exercise Science (Personal Training Track), Exercise Science (Pre Physical Therapy Track), Families, Health, Kinesiology, Office of Retention, Personal Training, President's Office, Public Relations, Recreation and Sport Management, Student Development, Student Financial Services, Student Life, University Advancement, University Relations

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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

VISION: Fresh Air for the Windy City

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VISION: Changed Up with Jon and Jennifer Barratt

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VISION: Toni Robinson’s Stage Presents

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VISION: Janine Maxwell’s Hope for Africa

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VISION: No Pain – Our Gain

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