Tag Archives: outdoor recreation

Dr. Nelson Cooper

Associate professor
Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
College of Health and Human Performance
Also:  Certified Youth Sports Administrator, National Alliance for Youth Sports. Recreation and park educator in N.C. and S.C. for 17 years, recreation programmer in municipal recreation and campus recreation agencies.

Phone:  252-328-0002
e-mail:  coopern@ecu.edu
Web site:  http://www.ecu.edu/cs-hhp/rcls/coopern.cfm

Areas of expertise: recreational sports and programming, youth activity programming, recreation and park planning and assessment, strategic planning, performance management, outcome-based programming

Dr. Deb Jordan

Professor and department chair
Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies
College of Health and Human Performance

Areas of expertise:  leisure behavior, the meaning of parks, state parks and their visitors, leadership through parks and recreation, outdoor recreation and leadership, social issues and leisure, inclusion (fully involving all people in parks and recreation opportunities), impact of gender on recreation involvement, quality of life