Faculty

  • Jarrad Phillips

    PE Department Chair, Head Coach - Boys' Soccer
    858-569-7900 x4148
    Bio
  • Niki Dehner

    Athletic Trainer
    858-569-7900
    Bio
  • David Glassey

    PE Teacher, Middle School Athletics Director, Head Coach - Baseball
    858-569-7900 x4121
  • John Herman

    Interim Athletic Director, Head Coach - Boys' Volleyball
    858-569-7900 x4141
  • Justin Long

    Assistant Football Coach
    Bio
  • John Morrison

    Teacher
    858-569-790 x4144
    Bio
  • Matt Morrison

    Head Coach - Football and Teacher
    858-569-7900 x4258
    Bio
  • James Tomey

    Teacher, Head Coach - Boys' Basketball
    Bio

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US-Physical Education

  • Advanced Dance - PE

    Advanced Dance - PE (10-12)
    Enroll in Advanced Dance for PE credit instead of Arts credit. Note that this is a full-year commitment. The commitment for this course is during the school day.
  • Court Sports

    Court Sports (10-12)                                                                                                                                                                                             One trimester
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    Learn in-depth strategies, techniques and concepts while participating in court sports games.       
  • Fitness for Life

    Fitness for Life (10-12)                                                                                                                                                                                          One trimester
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    Explore activities and concepts for lifelong fitness; Activities include: games, and outdoor recreation. Health concepts include: habits in sleep, movement, nutrition, stress management, and how these habits help mental and physical performance.
  • Independent PE

    Independent PE (9-12)                                                                                                                                                                               One trimester
    The commitment for this course is after the school day
    The Parker Physical Education philosophy is to educate students in a range of lifelong fitness activities during their four years in Upper School. In the event a student wishes to pursue a PE option not available on campus, they may elect to apply for Independent PE.  In order to qualify for consideration, the request must be for a regularly scheduled, supervised activity at a competitive level.  Each request to participate in independent physical education will be evaluated by the Physical Education Department.  Once approval is granted, students must attend a meeting twice each season for approval of Independent PE credit.  Beginning with the Class of 2021, students may earn only one Independent PE credit per school year.
     
    • In order to be enrolled in the course, students must be registered with the Academic Dean before the course begins.
     
    • All subsequent tasks and assignments will be online through the "onCampus - my school app"
  • Intermediate Dance - PE

    Intermediate Dance - PE (10-12)
    Enroll in Intermediate Dance for PE credit instead of Arts credit. Note that this is a full-year commitment. The commitment for this course is during the school day.
  • Physical Education Activities

    Physical Education Activities (9-12)                                                                                                                                                                                                                         One trimester
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    This course will focus on developing students’ knowledge of and competency in motor skills, movement patterns, and strategies essential to perform a variety of physical activities. Students will also expand their knowledge for fitness concepts and participate in activities to maintain and improve their health related fitness.
  • Pilates

    Pilates (9-12)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               One trimester
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    With Pilates you can expect an increase in flexibility, mobility, balance and body awareness. Learn the basic principles and become proficient at essential mat exercises. Develop core control and overall flexibility.
  • Sports Management / Athletic Team Manager

    Sports Management / Athletic Team Manager (10-12)                                                                                                       One trimester      
    The commitment for this course is after the school day
    This course is designed for students who are interested in sports management and/or being a team manager.  Students interested in game management will help promote and manage Parker athletic contests.  This will include marketing, game operations, game day promotions, post-game media updates. Athletic team managers will help in the day-to-day operations for a specific athletic team.  In addition, they will be responsible for assisting in game management and promoting their team.
  • Sports Medicine

    Sports Medicine (10-12)                                                                                                                                                                                                               One trimester      
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    Learn a broad spectrum of sports medicine concepts and practical skills for injury prevention and sports performance.
  • Strength & Conditioning - 9th Period

    Strength & Conditioning – 9th Period PE (9-12)                                                                                                                                One trimester
    The commitment for this course is after the school day
    This class will provide an opportunity for the development of strength and conditioning for various sports and fitness related activities. Free weights, exercise machines and conditioning activities will be incorporated to promote improvement in strength, endurance, balance, agility, and speed. Proper technique, safety precautions and proper application of the principles of training will be emphasized.
  • Strength & Conditioning - During School Day

    Strength & Conditioning – During School Day (9-12)                                                                                                                  One trimester
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    This class will provide an opportunity for the development of strength and conditioning for various sports and fitness related activities. Free weights, exercise machines and conditioning activities will be incorporated to promote improvement in strength, endurance, balance, agility, and speed. Proper technique, safety precautions and proper application of the principles of training will be emphasized.
  • Student Athletic Training

    Student Athletic Training (9-12)                                                                                                                                                                                    One trimester      
    The commitment for this course is after the school day
    The purpose of this course is to provide students with education and information related to Athletic Injuries and Conditions. Students will learn skills necessary to assist the Athletic Trainer daily, after school, with emergency care, taping, anatomy, evaluations, treatment and rehabilitation of athletic injuries for all sports. 1 group project per trimester will be assigned. The schedule for this class is similar if not more time than participating in a sport. Students must be available at least 3 times per week after school for evening practices and games. The expectation is that you are available when sports are in session. This may be right after school but most games are held in the evening.  You will need to arrange transportation to accommodate game and practice schedules.
     
    • Fall trimester:  Begins Aug 1 with preseason football and ends with fall playoffs.  You will need to be available for preseason physicals on the evening of Aug 1. If you cannot make this commitment in August, please choose another trimester.  Time commitment is from 8-6 daily, with lunch break, in Aug and 2-6:30, daily, after school begins.  Friday nights you will need to be available until 9-10 p.m. for football games.
     
    • Winter Trimester: Begins with winter sports (different/earlier than trimester end) and ends with winter playoffs. Time commitment is 3-6:30 or potentially 9 p.m. for basketball games.  
     
    • Spring Trimester: Begins with Spring sports (different/earlier than trimester end) and ends with Spring playoffs.
     
    Looking for motivated, self-driven students that are eager to learn about the body, injuries and a new profession. Should be sociable, willing to try new things, and have a positive attitude. There is a 6 student maximum for this class per trimester and students may only participate if they are not participating in a sport that particular trimester.  Due to high demand you can only participate in 2 trimesters per academic year unless approved by Athletic Department. 
  • Yoga

    Yoga (9-12)                                                                                                              One trimester
    The commitment for this course is during the school day
    Yoga is geared towards the novice to advanced level practitioner interested in developing a deeper understanding and appreciation for their physical body, mental health, and emotional balance. The focus will be on Asana (body postures), Pranayama (breath), and learning simple anatomy to support the students understanding of alignment, injury prevention, kinesiology, and wellness.
  • Yoga / Mat Pilates

    Yoga / Mat Pilates (9-12) One trimester Students will engage in a blend of yoga and Pilates exercises that will focus on muscular strength, mindfulness, and flexibility. The training in this class will help to reduce stress while improving posture and core strength. The commitment for this course is during the school day.
Francis Parker School is a private, independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school for students in Junior Kindergarten through Grade 12 from across San Diego County. Founded in 1912, the Lower School is located on the Mission Hills Campus with the Upper and Middle Schools on the Linda Vista Campus. Parker's mission is to inspire a diverse community of independent thinkers whose academic excellence, global perspective and strength of character prepare them to make a meaningful difference in the world.

Mission Hills Campus Lower School

4201 Randolph Street
San Diego, CA 92103
 

Linda Vista Campus Middle/Upper School

6501 Linda Vista Road
San Diego, CA 92111
858 / 569-7900