Rock Valley College

Shaine Henert, Ph.D.

Academic Chair and Associate Professor

Shaine HenertOffice: PEC 1014
Phone: (815) 921-3804






  • University of Minnesota (Ph.D., 2000, Psychosocial Aspects of Sport & Physical Activity)
  • Michigan State University (M.S., 1995, Sport & Exercise Psychology)
  • Illinois State University (B.S., 1991, Psychology)
  • Sauk Valley College (A.S. Transfer Studies)


  • American Sport Education Program (ASEP) Instructor
  • Program for Athletic Coaches' Education (PACE) Coach & Instructor
  • American Red Cross First Aid, AED, and CPR
  • University of Minnesota's School of Kinesiology & Leisure Studies Sport Management
  • University of Minnesota College of Education Preparing Future Faculty in Higher Education

Professional Interest Areas

  • Psychosocial Aspects of Physical Activity & Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • History of Sport & Physical Education
  • Exercise Gerontology
  • Personal Fitness & Wellness
  • Coaching Education

Courses most typically taught

  • Nutrition for Optimum Living
  • Sport & Exercise Psychology
  • Sociology of Sport
  • History of Physical Education & Sport
  • Nutrition, Exercise, and Weight Control

Professional Memberships/Affiliations

  • Illinois Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance
  • American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance
  • Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity