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In TCU’s Kinesiology department, students benefit from expert faculty guidance across a variety of classroom, field and research settings. Our programs provide immersive internship experiences and cutting-edge research opportunities, from hands-on learning in rehabilitation and clinical settings to analyzing movement patterns, cognition and performance in clinical, general and athletic populations.


The Harris College Academic Resource Center (HARC) provides academic advising for prospective and first- and second-year students in Harris College to help develop their academic goals in the health and helping professions.

The HARC’s goal is to enhance the overall student experience and prepare graduates for a lifelong career in health sciences providing:

  • Academic advising
  • Educational workshops
  • Career preparedness
  • Study abroad information
  • Student research opportunities
  • Graduate program information
  • Leadership development

Current juniors and seniors are assigned a department-level adviser based on their respective major.

Meet Your Academic Adviser

If a student is not sure who their adviser is, contact

Stephanie Jevas
Director, Athletic Training Program and Professor of Professional Practice
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Joshua Carr
Assistant Professor
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Phil Esposito
Associate Professor of Professional Practice and Undergraduate Program Director
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Adam C. King, PhD
Associate Professor and PhD in Health Sciences Program Director
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Ryan Porter
Assistant Professor
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Robyn Trocchio
Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director
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Deborah J. Rhea
Professor and Director LiiNK Project
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TCU Kinesiology offers many opportunities for students to get involved in research. Harris College is able to engage in innovative research because it maintains a very close connection between students and the community.

Kinesiology labs

Study Abroad

Expand your horizons with TCU Study Abroad in more than 50 countries, plus service-learning trips overseas and internships around the globe. In addition to TCU’s semester, summer and short-term programs, Harris College offers summer opportunities in several locations around the globe.

Study Abroad

Student Organizations

The mission of the Student Kinesiology Organization at TCU is to provide students with a broad understanding of and exposure to graduate schools and professional opportunities within the field of kinesiology.

2023-24 Executive Officers

  • President: Ally Hajuk
  • Vice President: Brooke Ridgway
  • Secretary: Julia Troiano
  • Community Outreach: Gianna Galicia
  • Faculty Adviser: Adam King, Ph.D.

Other office opportunities not listed are available. Please contact the association president for more information and to get involved.

The purpose and function of ATSA is to:

  • Support athletic training education in a manner that promotes the highest quality health care to the physically active.
  • Promote active improvement in the athletic training education and service.
  • Contribute to the welfare of athletic training students, staff and other health care providers associated with TCU athletic training program.
  • Promote and encourage students’ participation in athletic health care at TCU.
  • Promote and encourage collaborative relationships with students and professionals of other health care disciplines.
  • Stimulate professionalism among student members.

2023-24 Officers

  • President: Abby Russo
  • Vice President: Ryan Williams
  • Secretary: Andrew Kim
  • Treasurer: Alyssa Oh
  • Public Relations Chair: Katie Smith
  • Fundraising chair: Mikayla Worthy