About the Author
Dr.Earle F.Zeigler, a dual citizen of Canada and the United States, is a professor-emeritus at Western University, Canada since 1989. He is in his 75th year of service to the fields of physical activity and health education and (educational) sport.
After working in the Conn. YMCA from 1941-43 as aquatic director and
swimming coach, Dr. Zeigler's first university appointment was at Yale
University (1943-49) where he taught physical education and coached football
and wrestling. Between the years 1945 and 1948, Zeigler also taught German
part-time at the University of Connecticut, New Haven branch, and then
at The University of Western Ontario from (1949-51).
He became Head, Dept. of Physical, Health, and Recreation Education
at the University of Western Ontario from 1950-56 and also coached three
sports (football, swimming, wrestling). He served in other administrative
capacities later at The University of Michigan (Chair, 1961-63), the University
of Illinois (Head, 1964-68), and finally again as the first Dean, Faculty
of Kinesiology (then Physical Education), The University of Western Ontario
(1972-77). Since 1989, he has devoted his efforts to writing and research,
consulting, and professional service.
Major Professional Offices Held
Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
of the Philosophic Society for the Study of Sport (1974-75) (now the
International Association for Sport Philosophy)
of the American Academy of Kinesiology and Physical Education in 1981-82,
having been elected as a Fellow in 1966.
of Communications, Canadian Association for Health, Physical Education,
Recreation and Dance (1983-85)
Past President, North American Society for Sport Management (1986),
Worked with a small group to get this society underway in 1985.