The Kinesiology Division includes Athletic Training and Kinesiology. Programs of study lead to an Associate of Arts Degree and are designed for transfer to a state-supported college or university. 

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About this Program

Degrees & Certifications Program Length
Associate of Arts Degree Four Semesters

What Can This Program Do For You

  • Athletic Training

    The Athletic Training Program is a comprehensive two-year preparatory program leading to placement in a four-year accredited Athletic Training curriculum. The intention of this program is to ease the transition of the student trainer into a four-year program. Cisco College provides clinical experience in eight Division I NJCAA athletic programs as well as surgical rotations, rehabilitation rotations and exposure to high school athletics. Students wishing to pursue Athletic Training as a career are encouraged to enroll in a four-year school that has received accreditation from CAAHEP, the governing body for health care program accreditations. 

    Are you interested in joining the Athletic Training program at Cisco College? Click here to fill out the program application.

  • Courses

    KINE 1101 Physical Training for Freshmen
    Instruction and participation in physical and recreational activities including: basketball, badminton, baseball, bowling, football, golf, racquetball, softball, volleyball, athletic training, or physical fitness. Three lab hours each week.
    Credit: 1 semester hour

    KINE 1102 Physical Training for Freshmen
    A continuation of KINE 1101. Three lab hours each week.
    Credit: 1 semester hour

    KINE 1306 First Aid
    Instruction in and practice of first aid techniques. Three lecture hours per week.
    Credit: 3 semester hours

    KINE 1308 Sports Officiating I
    Instruction in rules, interpretation, and the mechanics of officiating selected sports. Three lecture hours per week.
    Credit: 3 semester hours

    KINE 1321 Coaching /Sports/Athletics I
    Study of the history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. This course emphasizes the coaching techniques for football and basketball. Three lecture hours per week.
    Credit: 3 semester hours

    KINE 1322 Coaching /Sports/Athletics II
    Study of the history, theories, philosophies, rules, and terminology of competitive sports. This course emphasizes the coaching techniques for baseball. Three lecture hours per week.
    Credit: 3 semester hours

    See the Cisco College Catalog for additional course listings.

  • Potential Career Paths
    • Nutrition Assistant
    • Aerobics Instructor
    • Coaching and Scouting
    • Assistant Coach
    • Community Health Educator
    • Athletic Training
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Personal Training
  • Salary Information

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  • Student Athlete Forms

    All student athletes are required to complete the following student participation forms. Prospective athletes should speak to a coach prior to completing forms. All athletes must have a physical from a physician before they will be allowed to participate in practice.  


    Pre-participating and Medical History forms should be mailed to:

    Cisco College, Athletic Training Department
    101 College Heights, Cisco, Texas 76437

Meet the Faculty

Debbie Baker

Director of Wrangler Belles
Division Chair of Performing Arts

Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5140
debbie.baker@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Michael Garcia

Athletic Training Instructor
Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5064
michael.garcia@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Susan Moore

Kinesiology Division Chair
Head Volleyball Coach

Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5004
susan.moore@cisco.edu

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Joel Prickett

Assistant Athletic Director
Head Softball Coach

Cisco Campus
joel.prickett@cisco.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Amber Taylor

Head Basketball Coach
Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5174
amber.taylor@cisco.edu

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Russell Thompson

Athletic Director
Head Football Coach

Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5030
russell.thompson@cisco.edu

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Faith Thurman

Head Soccer Coach
Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5505
faith.thurman@cisco.edu

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Penny Vieau

Adjunct Instructor - Kinesiology
Abilene Campus
penny.vieau@cisco.edu

David White

Professor of Kinesiology
Head Baseball Coach

Cisco Campus
(254) 442-5172
david.white@cisco.edu

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