Jim Poteet

Name: Jim Poteet 

Title/Position: Professor of Health, Physical Education and Sport Management; Director of Athletic Development

Discipline: Health, Physical Education, Sport Management

Year Hired: 2010

Ed.D., Applied Educational Studies-Sport Management, Oklahoma State
University, 1999
PH.D. (ABD), Athletic Administration, University of Southern California, 1971
M.A., Health and Physical Education, California State University (Los Angeles)
B.A., Health and Physical Education, Pasadena College, 1963

Professional Organizations and Affiliations: National Association of Basketball Coaches, National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics, North American Society for Sport Management, National Basketball Shooters Association,

Area/s of Specialty: Sport Management and Marketing, Sport Psychology, Leadership

Courses Taught:
HPSM 2313 – Foundations of Health, Physical Education and Sport Management 
HPSM 2323 – Introduction to Sport Evangelism 
HPSM 3243 – Theory of Coaching
HPSM 3323 – History of Physical Education and Sport 
HPSM 4223 – Sport Psychology 
HPSM 4313 – Sociology of Sport 
HPSM 4323 – Christianity, Culture and Sport 
HPSM 4423 – Organization of Health, Physical Education and Sport
HPSM 4513 – Sport Marketing and Facility Management

Email Address: jim.poteet@swcu.edu

Research Interests: Psychology of Success, Free Throw Shooting, Bank Shot Shooting

Publications and Professional Presentations:
The Paradox of the Free Throw, Jim Poteet, 1999, Unpublished Doctoral Dissertation
The Relationship of the Bank Jump Shot to the Direct Jump Shot from Certain Angles on the Floor with Experienced Basketball Players, Jim Poteet, 1965, Unpublished Master’s Thesis

Mission/Passion: “To bloom where I am planted” and impact the Bethany community culture.

Favorite Bible Verse: “Because of our faith, Christ has brought us into this place of highest privilege where we now stand, and we confidently and joyfully look forward to sharing God's glory.” Romans 5:2

Personal Interests: Senior Olympic Basketball, Free Throw Shooting, Road Bicycling, Reading, Traveling, Played and coached basketball in 20 different countries.

Hometown: Midland, Texas