Pamela Childs

Teaching Faculty of Sports Management

BS, Rutgers University; M.Ed., Springfield College
Email: pachilds@plymouth.edu

About Pam Childs

Pam earned her Bachelor of Science in Physical Education / Teacher Certification (K-12) at Douglass College/Rutgers University and her Masters of Education in Physical Education with a concentration in Athletic Administration at Springfield College. She spent over 21 years as an intercollegiate Head Coach at the University of Vermont (Burlington, VT); coaching both Women’s Softball and Field Hockey. Pam began at Plymouth State University in 2007 and currently serves as the Sports Management Coordinator, Internship Coordinator and oversees the Coaching minor for Health and Human Performance in the Health and Human Enrichment Cluster. She has a duel appointment in the University’s Business School within the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Cluster. As the University’s current Athletic Council Chair, she is also the Faculty Athletics Representative (FAR) for Plymouth State University Athletics Department.

Teaching Interests

  • Coaching
  • Physical Education
  • Sports Management

Courses Taught

  • CC 2200 Introduction to Sport Management
  • CC 3200 Applied Sport Coaching
  • CC 3610 Coaching Seminar
  • CC 3670 Organization and Administration of Physical Education and Athletics
  • CC 3780 Sport in Society
  • CC 3300 Sport Facility Management
  • PE 2424 Net & Wall Activities
  • PE 2426 Striking & Fielding Activities
  • PE 3300 / WS 3300 Women and Sport Cultures
  • Supervision of Practicums and Internships
    • Coaching
    • Sports Management
    • Physical Education

Professional Association Membership and Participation

  • Member of SHAPE America Society of Health and Physical Educators
  • Member of North American Society of Sports Management (NASSM)