Bennett Lombardo

The Murray Center (MC) 139
(401) 456-8046
(401) 456-9688

Academic Background

1968     Queens College (B.A.) Health & Physical Education, Flushing, New York
1970     Brooklyn College (M.S.) Health, Physical Ed., & Recreation, Brooklyn, NY,
1979     Boston University (Ed.D.) Human Movement, Boston, MA

Courses Developed/Taught

Principles of Teaching Activity; Team Activities Practicum; Introduction to Movement Sciences; Organization & Administration of Physical Education Programs; Kinesiology; Adapted Physical Education; The Science of Coaching; Seminar in Health & Physical Education; Fundamental Movement and Its Analysis; The Supervision of Student Teachers; The American Phenomenon of Sport; Methods and Materials in Elementary School: Health & Physical Education; Activity/skill courses (volleyball; tennis; fencing). Foundations of Movement

Awards/Special Recognitions

2009 Bucci Family Award for Excellence in Teaching

1994 Eastern District Association of AAHPERD Honor Award

1994 Honor Award, RIAHPERD

1994 Faculty Appreciation Award, KAPPA DELTA PI (Educational Honor Society)

1993 Valuable Service Award, RIAHPERD

1992��� ��Service Award, RIAHPERD

1982��� ��Outstanding Teacher Award, RIAHPERD

1981���� �Presidential Citation, RIAHPERD

1980�� ���Certificate of Recognition. Presented by Physical Education for Public Information (PEPI). AAHPERD.

1976-78�� Outstanding/Meritorious Teaching Awards Rhode Island College (Three separate Awards)


Kidman, L. and B. Lombardo.(2010). Athlete-Centered Coaching: Developing Decision-Makers. 2nd edition. IPC Print Resources. Worcester, UK.

Bulter, J., Griffin, L., Lombardo, B, and Nastasi, R. editors.(2003). Teaching Games for Understanding in Physical Education and Sport. NASPE, AAHPERD: Reston, Va.

Lombardo, B., Caravella-Nadeau, T., Castagno, K., and Mancini, V. H. (2001). Sport in the Twenty-First Century: Alternatives for the New Millenium. Pearson Custom Publishing Boston, MA.

Lombardo, B., Mancini, V. H., and Wuest, D. A. (1995). The Humanistic Sport Experience: Visions and Realities. Times-Mirror Higher Education Group. Dubuque, Iowa.

Publication (Journal):

Kidman, L. and Lombardo, B. “TGFU and Humanistic Coaching.” In More Teaching Games for Understanding: Moving Globally. (2010). Butler, J. I. and Griffin, L. L. (editors). Pp. 171-186.


Reviewer: JOPERD

Reviewer: Strategies

Reviewer: TGFU: Simply Good Pedagogy: Understanding a Complex Challenge. (2009). Hopper, T., Butler, J., and Storey, B. (editors). EPS: Canada.

Administrative Responsibilities

Student Teacher Supervision, Exit Portfolio Coordinator


Curriculum and Instruction, Coaching

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