Personable and Professional

Knott, Stephen E

Assistant Professor in Health and Physical Education


Ph.D. Old Dominion University, 2016
Education – Curriculum and Instruction
Dissertation: The impact of dual identities of college student-athletes on academic performance.

M.A., Norfolk State University, 1991.
Major: Urban Education

B.S., Old Dominion University, 1977.
Major: Health and Physical Education

Professional Activities:

Member of Society of Health and Physical Educators
Certified Sports Performance Coach - USA Weightlifting
Member of North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education. Recreation, Dance, and Sport Management


Knott, S.E., Ridinger, L.L, Makovec, K.S. (2017). Development of the high school coaching efficacy survey. The Virginia Journal, 38 (1). 4-6.
Zhu, X,, Davis, S., Kirk,T.N., Haegele, J.A., & Knott, S.E. (2018) Inappropriate practices in fitness testing and reporting: Alternative strategies, Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 89 (3) ,47-51


2017 Emeritus Faculty, Old Dominion University
2016 Most Inspiring Faculty Award, Old Dominion University
2016 Finalist - College/University Physical Educator of the Year, Virginia Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
2015 Shining Star Award, Old Dominion University (fall & spring semesters)
2013 Shining Star Award, Old Dominion University (fall semester)


Contact Information

Phone Number: (828) 884-8247


Stephen Knott