Faculty & Staff

Andy Driska, Ph.D.

Andy Driska is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, and the Program Director of the Sport Coaching, Leadership, and Administration (SCLA) online graduate programs. He teaches courses in sport psychology, skill acquisition, sport sociology, and coaching science. Andy is the incoming (2021) Accreditation Chair for the National Committee for Accreditation of Coaching Education, and a board member for the US Center for Coaching Excellence. He conducts research on coach learning, the effectiveness of online coach education programs, and the use of social media as an information source for sport coaches. He has consulted for USA Swimming and for several intercollegiate athletic teams, and is a former age-group, high school, and collegiate swimming coach (and current Masters swimming coach). He completed his Ph.D. in Kinesiology at Michigan State University. He also earned a M.A. in Sport and Exercise Psychology from Minnesota State University, Mankato (Mankato, MN) and a B.A. in Biochemistry from Ithaca College (Ithaca, NY).

Jennifer Roth, Ph.D.

Jennifer Roth is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology. She teaches courses in the Sport Coaching, Leadership, and Administration (SCLA) online graduate programs. Her research interests include coach education, online teaching and learning, positive youth development through sport, and modified youth sports. Jennifer has consulted with the United States Tennis Association and has worked as a sport psychology consultant for numerous teams and athletes.

Sanghoon Kim, Ph.D.

Sanghoon Kim is an assistant professor in the Department of Kinesiology, with a focus on teaching courses for the Sport Coaching, Leadership, and Administration (SCLA) online graduate programs. His research interests center on understanding sport consumers’ experiences and responses to technology-mediated communications and environments from various different steams (i.e., social media, self-service technology and virtual and augmented reality). Specifically, his research is focusing on cognitive, social, and data-driven studies to better understand the consumer experiences within technology-mediated communication and environment and the consumers’ psychological and behavioral responses to them.

Sarah Miloshoff

Sarah Miloshoff is the program coordinator for Sport Coaching, Leadership, and Administration (SCLA) online graduate programs. She facilitates outreach to prospective students, plans program events (i.e. Summer Coaches’ School), and coordinates marketing and social media efforts for SCLA programs and the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS).

Adjunct Instructors

Alexandra Breske

Alexandra Breske teaches the Legal Aspects of Sport course (KIN 854). She is the Director of Compliance/Equity, Monitoring & Technology. Her main responsibilities include monitoring the university’s athletics programs to ensure compliance with all aspects of NCAA rules and regulations, providing NCAA rules interpretations, and waiver processing. She also serves as the department point-of-contact for all compliance-related technology. In addition to her compliance roles, Breske is also responsible for ensuring the university’s athletics programs are in compliance with Title IX and federal guidelines as they pertain to gender equity.

Jess Wallace, Ph.D., ATC

Jess Wallace teaches the Safety and Injury Control course (KIN 829). She is an assistant professor at The University of Alabama in the College of Human Environmental Sciences. She attained her Ph.D. in Kinesiology from Michigan State University and has a MPH from Harvard University. She has served as an athletic trainer for Seminole County Public Schools, Disney’s ESPN Wide World of Sports, and the University of Central Florida. Her research focus is primarily on concussions.

Tony Moreno, Ph.D.

Tony Moreno teaches the Physical Bases of Coaching Athletes course (KIN 856). He is a professor at Eastern Michigan University. He has presented regionally, nationally and internationally in the areas of ACL injury prevention, adapted physical activity, and physical training. His areas of interest are in the area of youth sport and physical activity particularly with regard to motor skill acquisition, injury prevention, performance enhancement, and the role of motor ability on athlete development and fitness throughout the lifespan. In addition to his teaching and research pursuits, he has previous experience as an intercollegiate strength and conditioning coach and a fitness center owner/operator to help guide students seeking careers in the personal fitness training or sport performance specialist setting. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, a Level-1 USA weightlifting sport performance coach, and currently develops physical training programs for high school and club lacrosse teams in the State of Michigan.