Athletics/Sports, Children/Youth Issues, Exercise Science, Health and Wellness, Physical Fitness, Teacher Education
Department: Teacher Education
Office Phone: 303-615-0936
Interviewed by: 9NEWS, The Denver Post, USA Wrestling
Nhu Nguyen, Ph.D. is a physical education professor in the School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is an avid outdoors enthusiast, mother and teacher, and developed a progressive secondary methods course that became a part of required course curriculum for a K-12 physical education program. The program includes activities such as skateboarding, takraw, rugby, tchoukball and speedball.
When she isn’t teaching and advising her students, she can be seen coaching USA junior national volleyball, or playing the game herself.