Jason Demas - Instructor of Physical Education/Women’s Volleyball Coach

Office: RFK Room 209

Telephone: 718-281-5068

Email: jdemas@qcc.cuny.edu


MS of Physical Education – Brooklyn College

PhD in Education candidate: Sports Management concentration – North Central University

Classes taught:

  • PE 401 – Basketball
  • PE 415 – Volleyball
  • PE 416 – Weight Training
  • PE 501 – Archery
  • PE 503 – Badminton
  • PE 531 – Table Tennis
  • PE 939 – Volleyball I & II

Teaching Philosophy:

Teaching and coaching has always been a major part of my life since I was a teenager and working with elementary school children at camps and after school programs. A student-centered method of teaching has allowed me to be successful in teaching many different variation of sport throughout my life. I believe anyone can learn a sport that they could participate and enjoy even after my contact with the student is over.

Research Interest:

  • The struggles of community college student athletes
  • Health related benefits of physical activity
  • Methods of teaching sport at a developmental age
  • Physical health of volleyball players
  • Mental stress of student athletes
  • Psychological features that differentiate between games and practice

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