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Jones College

Health
Physical Education
Recreation

Program Length

Four Semesters

Degree(s) Offered

Transfer

The Division of Health, Physical Education, and Recreation contributes to the mission  of Jones College by providing personnel, programs, and facilities that enhance the growth of students in the disciplines of health, physical education, and recreation and contribute to the development of total fitness through a variety of activities in the physical education program.

Career Opportunities Incude

Kinesiologist
Sports Management
Teaching
Trainer

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How to Enroll

  • Step 1 - Complete a Jones Admissions Application. Applications can be completed online or mailed to: Jones County Junior College, Admissions Office, 900 South Court Street, Ellisville, MS 39437. 
  • Step 2 - Send an official copy of the final high school transcript, previous college transcript, and/or GED scores to the Jones Admissions Office.
  • Step 3 - Submit ACT/SAT scores to the Jones Admissions Office.

Katie Herrington
Chair
D O Thorns Building Room 103
(601) 477-4089
katie.herrington@jcjc.edu

Zach Allen
Baseball Assistant Coach
Wayne Hall
(601) 477-4088
zach.allen@jcjc.edu

Blake Beck
Baseball Assistant Coach
A. B. Howard Gymnasium
(601) 477-4093
blake.beck@jcjc.edu 

Missy Bilderback
Women Basketball Head Coach
A. B. Howard Gymnasium
(601) 477-4090
missy.bilderback@jcjc.edu

Randy Bolden
Men Basketball Head Coach
A. B. Howard Gymnasium
(601) 477-4093
randy.bolden@jcjc.edu

Victoria Brook
Women Soccer Assistant Coach
A. B. Howard Gymnasium
(601) 477-4090
victoria.brook@jcjc.edu

Steve Buckley
Football Head Coach
Bobcat Field House
(601) 477-4296
steve.buckley@jcjc.edu

Brooks Buffington
Tennis Coach/Intramural Director
D.O. Thoms PE Building 109
(601) 477-4222
brooks.buffington@jcjc.edu

Adam Butler
Women Soccer Coach
D.O. Thoms PE Building 109
(601) 477-4222
adam.butler@jcjc.edu

Brendon Connally
Men Soccer Head Coach/HPR Instructor
D.O. Thorns Building Room 109A
(601) 477-4131
brendan.connolly@jcjc.edu

Dolores Deasley
Women Soccer Head Coach
Bobcat Fitness Center
(601) 477-5417
dolores.deasley@jcjc.edu

Chris Kirtland
Baseball Head Coach/HPR Instructor
Baseball Office
(601) 477-4088
chris.kirtland@jcjc.edu

Kelvin Nixon
Men Basketball Assistant Coach
A.B. Howard Gymnasium
(601) 477-4093
kelvin.nixon@jcjc.edu

Chris Robinson
Softball Coach
Softball Office
(601) 477-4264
chris.robinson@jcjc.edu

Stephanie Smith
Instructor
Bobcat Field House
(601) 477-3305
stephanie.smith@jcjc.edu

HPR 1111 – General Physical Education Activities I
This course is designed to give students a modern concept of physical education and recreation by developing body skills. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1121 – General Physical Education Activities II
A continuation of HPR 1111. This course is designed to give students a modern concept of physical education and recreation by developing body skills. Two class hours per week. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1131 – Varsity Sports I
Participation in (name sport) varsity sport. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1141 - Varsity Sport II
Participation in (name sport) varsity sport. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1213 – Personal and Community Health I
Application of principles and practices of healthful living to the individual
and community; major health problems and the mutual responsibilities of home, school, and health agencies. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 1313 – Introduction to Kinesiology/Health, Physical Education, and Recreation
Introduction to the various fields of study within kinesiology/health, physical education, and recreation. Discussion of the responsibilities and opportunities
of professional personnel. Orientation of student to opportunities in the field. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 1531 – Individual and Dual Sports I
This course focuses on techniques and participation in cheerleading. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1541 – Individual and Dual Sports II
This course focuses on techniques and participation in cheerleading. One
semester hour credit.

HPR 1551 – Fitness and Conditioning Training I
Instruction and practice of basic principles of fitness and conditioning through a variety of exercises and activities. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1561 – Fitness and Conditioning Training II
Instruction and practice of basic principles of fitness and conditioning through a variety of exercises and activities. One semester hour credit.

HPR 1593 – Health Concepts of Physical Activity, Wellness and Nutrition
This course is designed to help students develop an understanding of concepts of physical fitness and nutrition for a healthy lifestyle and a reduced risk of disease. The student will explore wellness concepts and engage in assessments with emphasis on personal fitness, disease prevention, nutrition, and weight management. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 2111 – General Physical Education Activities III
A continuation of HPR 1121. This course is designed to give students a modern concept of physical education and recreation by developing body skills. Two class hours per week. One semester hour credit.

HPR 2121 – General Physical Education Activities IV
A continuation of HPR 2111. This course is designed to give students a modern concept of physical education and recreation by developing body skills. Two class hours per week. One semester hour credit.

HPR 2131 – Varsity Sports III
Participation in (name sport) varsity sport. One semester hour credit.

HPR 2141 – Varsity Sports IV
Participation in (name sport) varsity sport. One semester hour credit.

HPR 2213 - First Aid & CPR
Instruction and practice in methods prescribed in the American Red Cross or American Heart Association standard and advanced courses. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 2423 - Football Theory
Explores the theories, practices, tactics and strategies involved in coaching football. Emphasis will be placed upon the objectives, rules, regulations, and policies of competitive athletics, as well as on individual skills, team tactics, organization and management practices. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 2433 -Basketball Theory
Explores the theories, practices, tactics and strategies involved in coaching basketball. Emphasis will be placed upon the objectives, rules, regulations, and policies of competitive athletics, as well as on individual skills, team tactics, organization and management practices. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 2453 - Baseball Theory
Explores the theories, practices, tactics and strategies involved in coaching baseball. Emphasis will be placed upon the objectives, rules, regulations, and policies of competitive athletics, as well as on individual skills, team tactics, organization and management practices. Three semester hours credit.

HPR 2531 – Individual and Dual Sports III
This course focuses on techniques and participation in (activities) cheerleading. One semester hour credit.

HPR 2541 – Individual and Dual Sports IV
This course focuses on techniques and participation in (activities) heerleading.
One semester hour credit.

HPR 2712 - Athletic Training Terminology
Course to develop students’ knowledge of musculoskeletal and orthopedic
terminology related to athletic training and other related health professions. Two semester hours credit.

HPR 2723 – Prevention and Care of Athletic Injuries
Theory and practice for the prospective athletic trainer or coach in the prevention and care of athletic injuries.