Dr. Lynn Luttrell

Associate Professor

B.S.Ed., Abilene Christian University, 1978
M.S.Ed., Baylor University, 1980
Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1991

Contact Information:
Office: Gibson Health and Physical Education Ctr Rm 207
Mailing Address: ACU Box 28084, Abilene, Texas, 79699-8084
Phone: 325-674-2337
Email: luttrelll@acu.edu

Office Address

  • Gibson Health and Physical Education Center Room 138G

Area of Specialization

  • Adapted Physical Education Programming and working with students with special needs
  • Racket Sports
  • Youth Development

Teaching Areas

  • Physical Education Activity Classes Coordinator
  • Student Teaching Assistant Assignments Supervisor
  • Racquetball Activity Classes Coordinator
  • KINE 232 Structural Kinesiology
  • KINE 321 Sport Practicum
  • KINE 322 Fitness Practicum
  • KINE 333 Youth Activities & Programming
  • KINE 420 Exercise Science Internship
  • KINE 464 Advanced Theory & Practice
  • KINE 490 Adapted Physical Education
  • PEAC 202 Adapted Physical Activities
  • PEAC 212 Badminton
  • PEAC 219 Golf
  • PEAC 234 Pickle-ball
  • PEAC 235 Bowling
  • PEAC 237 Racquetball
  • PEAC 239 Snow Skiing
  • PEAC 350 Backpacking
  • PEAC 351 Canoe / Camping

Organizational Involvement

  • Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD)
  • American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD)
  • American Association for Physical Activity & Recreation (AAPAR)
  • National Association for Sport & Physical Education (NASPE)
  • Phi Kappa Phi

Volunteer Activities

  • Special Olympics of Texas (SOTX): Service includes six years on the SOTX Board of Directors, coach of Special Olympics individuals and teams competing from local to state competitions, participant as a Unified Athlete in state games competition, member of many committees at the local to state levels, Area XIV Site Coordinator and Games Director, volunteer worker at local to state level competitions, and member of the SOTX Presidential Advisory Council.
  • Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (TAHPERD): Service includes TAHPERD President in 2006, Vice-President of Recreation in 2001, six years service on the TAHPERD Board of Directors, TAHPERD Journal Editorial Board Member, and numerous committees serving all levels of the organization.
  • Actively involved in local church activities, including service as a Deacon, on the Worship Committee, Co-Huddle Leader for high school students, selection of worship participants, Bible Classes teacher for both adult and children’s classes, song-leading and other worship participation, and sponsor for various church activities.
  • Other activities have included coaching youth sports, serving as an advocate for adult disabled individuals receiving services from the Region XIV of Texas Mental Health/Mental Retardation Center, work with the American Red Cross and the American Heart Association, and teaching children’s swimming lessons for over 30 years.

Honors and Awards

  • TAHPERD Honor Award, 2012
  • The Honor Award is one of most esteemed awards given by the Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The award is given to individuals who have exhibited teaching excellence, made significant contributions to research, professional literature, and/or creative endeavors, provided strong leadership in the profession, and participated in community service. The award bestows the essence of the words honor, respect, admiration, and tribute.
  • Special Olympics of Texas Volunteer of the Year, 2006
  • The above award is the highest volunteer award given by the Special Olympics of Texas.
  • TAHPERD Recreation Professional of the Year, 2003
  • The Texas Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance gives the Recreation Professional of the Year Award in recognition of outstanding teaching and professional involvement. The award is given for the individual’s knowledge, expertise, professionalism, and leadership, with commendation for the level of excellence brought to the profession.
  • Star of Texas Mental Health/Mental Retardation Award, 1998
  • The Texas Department of Mental Health & Mental Retardation and Region XIV of the MHMR gave State and Local Awards for volunteer efforts and service to individuals served by the MHMR.
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