Dr. Scott Townsend

About Dr. Scott Townsend

Dr. J. Scott Townsend has an earned Doctorate, Masters and Bachelor’s degree all from West Virginia University. Each degree
was in the field of Physical Education Teacher Education with a Doctoral Concentration in Curriculum and Supervision. In the 20 years in higher education, Scott has worked extensively with curriculum and instruction models, specifically sport education. This work has led to several co-authored textbooks and numerous articles focusing on teachers and best practices.

He currently teaches at Appalachian State University in Health and Physical Education. His passion is working with teachers to best meet the needs of children and adolescents in movement centered environments. In his leisure time, Scott enjoys running, reading and spending time with his wife and two daughters.