Resume

Educational Background

  • PhD Organizational Leadership: Government - May 2012 - University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD
  • MA Administration in Physical Education - May 1974 - The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
  • BS Physical Education - May 1973 - University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD

Research Interests

  • Investigation of the 1933 Lynching and Impact on Leadership Opportunities for African Americans in a Lower Eastern Shore Maryland Community
  • How to Save our African American Males
  • Mass Incarceration of African American Males in the United States Prisons 
  • African American Male institute for Higher Learning and Leadership 

Administrative Experience in Higher Education

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD 2007 - Acting Chair: Department of Exercise Science
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD - 2006-2008 - Assistant Director of Athletics for Facilities Management  - 2003 – 2004 - University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD - 1985- 1994 - Program Administrator:  National Youth Sports Program 
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD - 1984-1989 - Acting Director of Athletics
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD - 1979-1980 - Acting Department Chair Physical Education
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Princess Anne, MD - 1977-1979 - Assistant Director of Athletics
  • Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC - 1975-1977 - Assistant Director of Athletics

Teaching Experience

  • Instructor - 1977-present - University of Maryland Eastern Shore - Department of Kinesiology
  • Instructor - Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC - 1975-1977 - Department of Physical Education
  • Instructor - University of Maryland Eastern Shore - 1974-1975 - Department of Physical Education

Courses Currently Teaching

  • Psychology of Exercise and Sport
  • Socio-Cultural Analysis of Exercise and Sport
  • Contemporary Issues in Sport and Exercise
  • Health Fitness Management

Selected University Service

  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE) – Self Study Working Group Faculty (Standard 10)
  • Faculty Advisor – Department of Kinesiology 
  • UMES Judicial Board Alternate
  • Member Faculty Grievance- Committee
  • Chair: Search Committee for Associate Professor Position for School of Pharmacy and Health Professions Department of Kinesiology 
  • Chair: UMES Task Force for African American Studies Center - School of Arts and Professions7788
  • Advisor: UMES National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) College and University Division 

Coaching Experience

  • Head Softball Coach (# 1 in Wins)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore 1993-1997
  • Head Baseball Coach (#1 in Wins)
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore  1977 - 1981
  • 1984 – 1989
  • 2000 – 2003
  • Head Basketball Coach (#4 in Wins)  1977 – 1984
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore
  • Assistant Football/Basketball Coach 
  • Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, NC  1975 – 1977
  • Assistant Football, Baseball and Basketball Coach/Head Swimming Coach  1974-1975
  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Awards and Special Recognitions

ACADEMIC

  • 2010 Appointed to Uniformed Service University Center of Health Disparities Advisory 
  • Committee: A National Institute of Heath Center of Excellence
  • 2010  The National Society of Leadership and Success: Excellence in Teaching
  • 2007  Certificate of Appreciation for 30 years of Service – UMES
  • 2005 The Delmarva Business League – Booker T. Washington Excellence in Education
  • 2002 UMES Distinguished Faculty Award – Arts and Professions
  • 1993 UMES Community Service Award

COMMUNITY AND CIVIC

  • 2017 MECFEO TRIO Maryland Achiever
  • 2106 Maryland Executive Council for Education Opportunities TRIO Achiever
  • 2016  African American Pride Magazine 20 Most Influential Males on the Shore
  • 2016 Somerset County Times – Unsung Hero
  • 2015 UMES - Frederick Douglas Library Hawk Hero
  • 2015 Omega Community Service Award – Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
  • 2014 Somerset County Branch NAACP – Outstanding Dedication to Community
  • 2013 Black List Award – Ministers and Citizens for Change
  • 2113 Somerset County Branch NAACP – Outstanding Service
  • 2012 Nominated and Selected as a History Maker by History Makers.com
  • 2012 John Wesley UMC Award for Leadership and Education
  • 2012 Oaksville Community Club, Inc Leadership and Community Service Award
  • 2011 Nominated for American Civil Liberties Union Roger Baldwin Medal of Liberty
  • 2011 Nominated for the National ACLU Biennal Award for Distinguished Lifetime 
  • Contributions
  • 2011 Appreciation for Continued Community Support and Service – District 14th & 
  • 27th Maryland GUOOF
  • 2010 Maryland State Delegate Official Citation for Work to Achieve Equality and 
  • Diversity
  • 2007 Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition
  • 2007 Tri-County Organizations Coalition Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Humanitarian 
  • Award
  • 2007 Senate of Maryland Award for Dedicated Service to Somerset County 
  • 2007 Local Black Leader Award – 98.9 Radio Station
  • 1997 NAACP Award for Outstanding Service and Dedication in the Field of Education
  • 1995 NAACP Hall of Fame Award
  • 1994 Chesapeake Bay Girl Scouts Community Service Award
  • 1993 St. John’s AME Community Leader Award
  • 1993 Maryland Department of Juvenile Services Community Award
  • 1993 Zeta Phi Beta Community Service Award
  • 1992 Maryland State Administration of Drug and Alcohol Outstanding Prevention 
  • Award
  • 1992 Somerset County Citation for Volunteerism
  • 1992 National Youths Sports Program: Rural Community Programs for Disadvantaged 
  • Youth Presentation – Bellevue, Washington
  • 1991/94/95 Governor’s Council on Substance Abuse Education Citation

ATHLETICS

  • 2015 UMES Athletic Hall of Fame (Coach)
  • 2007 UMES Athletic Hall of Fame ( Student Athlete)
  • 2006 Outstanding Dedication to the UMES Department of Athletics
  • 2004 UMES Hawk of the Year
  • 2001 Eastern Shore Baseball League Hall of Fame
  • 1995 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Hall of Fame 

Professional Accomplishments

  • 2016 Selected as 20 Most Influential African American Males on the Shore by the 
  • African American Pride Magazine 
  • 2016 Received Trio Award as Outstanding Upward Bound participant for Maryland
  • 2016 1st Keynote Speaker for 350th Celebration for Somerset County
  • 2016 Established Negro Baseball Display in Princess Anne, Maryland
  • 2015 Drafted Public Policy with Senator James Mathias to Prevent Power Companies
  • From disconnecting power during winter months regardless of circumstance; Maryland
  • 2013 Drafted Foreword for 2nd Edition:  Community, Culture and Economic 
  • Development Continuity and Change in Two Small Towns (pictured three times)
  • 2012 Acknowledged for contributions as reviewer for text:  Introduction to Exercise 
  • Science 4th Edition published by Holcomb Hathaway, Publishers
  • 2012 Provided testimony for Supreme Court Case on behalf of Somerset County 
  • N AACP for Passage of “Prisoners of the Census” Redistricting Legislation
  • 2002 Name appeared in second book by Late UMES President Dr. William P. Hytche 
  • Entitled Polishing the Diamond: History of UMES as an outstanding coach influenced by legendary football coach Vernon “Skip” McCain 
  • 1999 Picture appeared in book written by late UMES President Dr. William P. Hytche
  • Entitled “Step by Step to the Top” 
  • 1997 Provided Testimony in affidavit for Worcester County Commissioners District
  • 1996 Filed Lawsuit versus State of Maryland to design minority Delegate District Seat
  • 1996 Filed lawsuit on behalf of Somerset County Branch NAACP to uphold Civil Rights
  • Voting Laws versus Princess Anne/Crisfield municipalities “One Vote Rule”
  • 1996-97 Investigated and reviewed Eastern Correctional Institution Officer Promotions 
  • Policies
  • 1991 Provided services to Dr. Meredith Ramsey in writing of book entitled “ 
  • Community, Culture, and Economic Development: 1st e
  • Edition (Pictured in book)

Prefessional and Civic Memberships and Committees

  • University of Maryland Eastern Shore National Alumni Life Member
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Silver Life Member
  • Somerset County African American Leaders Partnership Committee – (Chair)
  • Somerset County Economic Development Commission
  • Somerset County National Association for the Advancement of Colored People – (Past President)
  • Certified Paralegal – Civil Litigation
  • Citizens Review Board for Children – Worcester/Somerset County: (Chair) Appointed by Governor of Maryland 
  • Somerset County Democratic Central Committee – (Chair)
  • Democratic Club of Somerset County
  • Eastern Shore Baseball Foundation – (Secretary)
  • Maryland Business Roundtable for Education: Maryland Scholars Speakers Bureau
  • National Notary Association
  • Oaksville Community Club, Inc: (President)
  • Member and Lay Servant St. Mark’s United Methodist Church