The College at Brockport's Department of Kinesiology, Sport Studies, and Physical Education offers nationally recognized studies in physical activity and sport. The department has an outstanding faculty, a strong and innovative major curriculum and a variety of career concentrations. Within the nurturing learning community, students come to understand performance and they grow to be well-informed coaches, teachers, administrators and supervisors in a wide range of career fields.
In terms of facilities, the Tuttle Athletic Complex houses six gymnasia, exercise physiology and biomechanics laboratory, a pedagogy laboratory, and a motor behavior laboratory, a large multipurpose room, an ice arena, handball/racquetball courts, a wrestling room, a gymnastics venue, two fitness facilities, a 50-meter swimming pool, an athletic training room, classrooms, and faculty offices. The external facilities are also impressive, with a Project Adventure ropes course; manicured softball and baseball diamonds; playing fields for football, field hockey, soccer and lacrosse; and green spaces that support many other games and activities.
A variety of careers are open to students who major in physical education and/or elect concentrations in physical education. Recent The College at Brockport graduates hold a variety of positions including, but not limited to, physical education teacher, coach, sports information director, exercise physiologist, sport psychologist, athletic trainer, personal trainer, athletic director, college/suniversity faculty member, fitness director, chairperson of a physical education department, general manager of a professional sport team, recreation director, and physical therapist.