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Kinesiology Faculty

Richard Anema
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
B.A., University of Pacific, Stockton, CA
M.A., University of Pacific, Stockton, CA

University of the Pacific graduate, and post graduate Rich Anema has been involved in the teaching profession since 1988.  Rich joined the staff at Delta in 2005. Along with teaching health education courses at San Joaquin Delta College, he teaches high school physical education and weight training classes.  His experience also includes instruction in the areas of history, work experience, and coaching.  He oversees various high school clubs and enjoys getting to know his students on a personal level.  Outside of professional interests, he enjoys spending time with his wife and four daughters, fishing, reading, and of course, exercising. 

Discipline: Health Education, Kinesiology
email: ranema@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
   Health Education 01
   PE Theory 049 Pscyhology of Sports
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Gary Barlow
Professor 
Bio:
   A.A., San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, California
   B.A., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
   M.A., Azusa Pacific University, California

A Tracy High School product, Coach Barlow’s playing career included stints at the University of Wyoming (1985-86), Delta College (1987), and the University of the Pacific (1988-89). Following graduation from UOP, he signed a contract to play for the NFL’s New York Giants. He finished his playing days as a member of the Barcelona Dragons of NFL Europe.

Since that time, Coach Barlow has built an impressive coaching resume. He began his coaching career at Delta College as Offensive Line Coach (1990-91). The following year he moved to Los Angeles Valley College serving as Offensive Line Coach and Offensive Coordinator until 1996. LA Valley emerged as one of the top junior college programs in the United States, playing for the national championship during this span. In 1997 he was named Head Football Coach. 

Gary returned to Delta College in 1999 as Offensive Coordinator. His presence and influence was immediately felt. In his initial year the Mustang offense ranked in California’s top ten in every offensive category. Currently he is Head Football Coach at Delta.

Discipline: Education, Health Education, Non-Credit Instruction, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5228
Office Location: Budd 309B
email: gbarlow@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Athletics 52, Football
    Physical Education Activity 9, Individual Weight Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 14, Weight Training
    Physical Education Theory 42, Coach Offensive Football
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Lori Black
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Discipline: Kinesiology
email: lblack@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
   Health Education 01
   PE Theory 049 Pscyhology of Sports
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Dominique Bukasa
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
B.A., Sonoma State, California
M.A., Fresno Pacific University, California

The 2012-13 season will mark Dominique Bukasa’s first year as a Basketball Assistant Coach at Delta College. He joins Coach Ressa's staff after spending the 2011-2012 season as the Head Coach of Lassen College. Prior to Lassen College he was an NCAA Division I Assistant Coach at Sacramento State University from 2008 to 2011 for former Delta College and Junior College Hall of Fame Coach Brian Katz. His duties with the Hornets included recruiting, scouting, player development, academic mentor and game scheduling.

Bukasa, who has over 10 years of coaching experience, worked as an Assistant Coach for Ed Madec from 2005-2008 at the College of Siskiyous and Fresno City College. At the College of Siskiyous he helped coach the Eagles to a 27-5 record and a No. 1 ranking in the state for nine consecutive weeks in the 2005-06 season. That marked the first time in school history that the College of Siskiyous had received the top ranking in the State. The next two years at Fresno City College he was part of the coaching staff that won the 2007 California Community College State Tournament Championship, back-to-back Central Valley Conference titles and State Final 8 appearances with a 62-16 combined record.

Bukasa graduated from Sonoma State in 1999 with a degree in history, and a minor in political science. He graduated in July of 2008 with a Master’s degree in Kinesiology from Fresno Pacific University.

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
email: dbukasa@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
   Athletics 56, Basketball: Men
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Raksmey Roeum Castleman
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
B.A. California State University, Stanislaus
M.A Walden University
Ph.D Walden University In-Process (Anticipated 2015)
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES)

Raksmey was born in a refugee camp and immigrated to the United States with her family in 1990. She graduated from Tokay High School in 2000.  After graduating from Delta College in 2004,  Raksmey transferred to California States University, Stanislaus, where she completed her Bachelors of Arts in Physical Education with an emphasis on health and wellness promotion, and with a Minor in Anthropology in 2007. She received her Master’s Degree in Public Health in 2010 and is currently refining her doctoral dissertation. She anticipates obtaining a PhD in Public Health with a concentration in community health education in the near future. Raksmey has a genuine compassion for serving the community, is dedicated to those whom she serves, and has a passion for her undertakings.

Raksmey enjoys spending time with her children and large extended family. She and her husband enjoy traveling to new destinations and also spending weekends exploring the many wondrous attractions within the Central Valley. 

Discipline: Health Education
Office Phone: (209) 954-5190
Office Location: Budd 406
email: rcastleman @deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
   Health Education 01, Health Education
Course material: Docushare Health Education

 

Robby DeWitt
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5190
Office Location: Budd 406
email: rdewitt@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
     Physical Education Theory 48, Physiology of Sports and Exercise
     Physical Education Theory 50, Nutrition/Fitness and Sport
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

 

Pat Doyle
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Discipline: Coaching, Health Education, Kinesiology
email: pdoyle@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Randy Gaines
Professor
Bio:
M.Ed., M.S., University of LaVerne, California
B.A., B.S., San Jose State University, California

As a demonstration of Delta College’s commitment to academics and athletics, Randy Gaines was named to his present post as Academic Counselor, for football Running Backs in 2001.  His duties include academic advising and coordinating study hall and tutorial services for all of Delta’s student-athletes.

Randy’s background has been ideal in preparing him for this position.  He came to Delta in 1981.  In addition to having earned two graduate degrees (one in counseling), Coach Gaines coached both football and track at the college until 1997.  He gave up his track coaching duties when he was named Head Football Coach prior to the 1997 season.

Coach Gaines led the program for four years (1997-2000).  Fittingly his last game as Head Coach was a post-season bowl appearance in the Merced Elk’s Bowl in December 2000.

Since assuming his present duties Coach Gaines has overseen an academic support and monitoring process which has achieved spectacular success.  Since 2001, a total of sixty-five Mustang football players have been accorded Academic All-Conference honors.

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
Phone Number:(209) 954-5151 Ext. 6246
Office Location: DeRicco Room 234
email: rgaines@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 09, Individual Conditioning
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Eddie Hernandez
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Discipline: Health Education, Kinesiology
email: ehernandez@deltacollege.edu
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 09, Individual Conditioning
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Todd Herrington
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
M.A., University of Pacifice, Stockton, California

Coach Herrington graduated from University of the Pacific in 1995. While a student, he played linebacker on the college football team from 1986 thru 1988.  He began teaching Adapted Physical Education at Lodi School District in 1988 and continues to enjoy this teaching position.   Besides teaching academic classes at Delta, he coaches the women's swim team and is the defensive coordinator for Delta's football team.

Discipline: Non-Credit, Kinesiology
email: therrington@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 09, Individual Conditioning
    Physcial Education Activity 14, Weight TrainingI
    Physical Education Theory 42, Coaching of Defense Football
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Larry Huiras                                                            Photo by Michael McCollum/The Record
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Larry Huiras had a very successful career at Amos Alonzo Stagg High School before joining Bill Anttila here at Delta.  First as Anttila's Assistant and later as Delta's Swimming and Water Polo Head Coach, Coach Huiras continued to focus on utilizing local Central Valley athletes as a foundation for building strong teams at the JC level.  His Delta College teams earned conference championships in 1981, 1982, 1983, 1987, 1988, 1990, 1996, 1998, and 2002. The 1998 team was the first team in schools history to make it to the State Championship Tournament. The 2002 team went undefeated in league, were named #3 in Northern California, and placed 8th at the State Tournament.

"Huiras always has cared about people more than winning. He has taught adaptive physical education and beginner's swim classes at Delta for decades, and he will continue to do so." Stockton Record at Recordnet.com

Discipline: Coaching, Non-Credit, Kinesiology
email: lhuiras@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 01, Beginning Water Fitness
    Physical Education Activity 39, Adapted Swimming
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Gina Johnson
Professor
Bio:
   B.A., California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
   M.A., Saint Mary's College, Moraga, California

Coach Johnson is a 1991 graduate of Cal Poly State University in San Luis Obispo.  She finished her playing career in 1990 as a two-year starting guard for the Cal Poly Lady Mustangs. Prior to Cal Poly, Johnson was a junior college All-Conference player for DeAnza College. She was named MVP of the Coast Conference in 1988 and was honored as a player to the California Community College First Team All-State. She holds a Masters Degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation from St. Mary's College in Moraga. 

Discipline: Coaching, Non-Credit Instruction, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5726
Office Location: Budd 121
email: gjohnson@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Athletics 64, Basketball: Women
    Health Education 01, Health Education
    Physical Education Activity 09, Beginning Weight Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 09, Sports Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 14, Weight Training
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Bucky Layland

Professor
Bio:
   B.A., California State University, Sacramento
   M.A., University of Pacific, Stockton, California

Before coming to Delta, Layland had a successful career as Pacific’s first softball coach in 1979. In 1983, she coached her Pacific Tigers into the College World Series, where they finished fifth. In 1986, former Delta Athletic Director, Ernie Marcopulos, convinced Cindy Layland to become Delta’s next softball coach. That decision led to one successful team after another; a turning point for Delta’s program. Layland’s teams advanced to the regional playoffs 17 times and finished third in the state in 1988. She was named conference “Coach of the Year” a remarkable 13 times. In addition, Cindy Layland sent numerous players to successful four-year softball programs.

Discipline: Coaching, Non-Credit Instruction, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5204
Office Location: Budd 217
email: blayland@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 01, Swim for Health
    Physical Education Activity 09, Beginning Weight Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 10, Beginning Fitness Walking
    Physical Education Activity 14, Beginning Weight Training
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Lambdin, Jennae
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Discipline: Health Education, Kinesiology
email: jlambdin@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Health Education 01, Health Education
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology



Michael Maroney                                                         
Professor
Bio:
   B.A., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
   M.A., Texas A & M University, Galveston, Texas

Coach Maroney joined Delta College as the Men's Water Polo and Swim Coach in Spring 2008.  Coach Maroney came to Delta from the University of the Pacific where he served as Aquatics Director and Head Men's Water Polo Coach for five years.  He also was the Head Women's Water Polo/Physical Education Instructor at Hartwick College from 1999-2003.  Over that time span as a collegiate coach, Maroney has compiled a 134-116 record, including five seasons with 15 or more wins.  Maroney was also named coach of the year on five occasions (ECAC 2001, CWPA 1999 and 2000, USWP 2002 and 2005) and has coached 22 All-Americans and 37 All-Conference student athletes.     

In 1999, Maroney earned his master's degree in physical education from Texas A & M Corpus Christi.  He graduated from the University of the Pacific in 1993, where he received his bachelor's degree in sports sciences.  While attending Pacific, he was an All-Big West Conference swimmer and water polo player.  Before attending Pacific, Maroney was an All-American swimmer at Long Beach City College, where he also helped the water polo team win the 1988 State Championship with a perfect 32-0 record.  Maroney is a native of Baytown, Texas.  He resides in Stockton.

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5217
Office Location: Budd 123
email: mmaroney@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
    Athletics 060, Swimming & Diving Team: Men    
    Physical Education Activity 01, Swim for Health
    Physical Education Activity 01, Water Fitness
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Douglas Murray
Professor
Bio:
   B.A., California State University, East Bay
   M.A., California State University, East Bay

Coach Murray is highly respected in the coaching profession. Before coming to Delta, he was the Head Coach of the Stockton Lightning (Arena Football League 2). Prior to that, he served as an assistant coach at U.C. Davis, Menlo College, Chabot College and St. Mary’s High School in Stockton.

Coach Murray played his college football as a wide receiver at Allen Hancock College and California State University Hayward. He graduated with a B.A. in Sociology. He later returned to Hayward and earned a Master’s Degree in Public Administration.

Discipline: Administration of Justice, Coaching, Kinesiology, Political Science
Office Phone: (209) 954-5229
Office Location: Budd 125
email: dmurray@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 09, Weight Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 10, Fitness Walking
    Physical Education Activity 14, Weight Training
    Physical Education Activity 42, Coach Defense Football
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Oelsner, Samantha
Bio:
A.A., San Joaquin Delta College
B.A., California State University, Chico California

Sam Oelsner joined the Delta College women’s basketball coaching staff in 2012.

Sam graduated from Galt High School in 2005 and helped the Warriors win their first SVC league title in 83 years. Sam is Galt’s all-time leading scorer. As a guard at Delta College, she took part in some of Coach Johnson’s most successful seasons. In her two seasons, the Mustangs compiled a 23-1 conference record and was a member of the 2006 California state championship runner-up team and the 2007 California state elite 8 team. In two seasons, Sam sank 103 3-pointers and was twice named Big 7 Honorable Mention.

In 2007, Sam transferred to Chico State to continue her basketball career. Sam was a member of a very successful Wildcat team that in 2008 won the CCAA conference title as well as the CCAA conference tournament. The Wildcats went on to the NCAA Sweet 16 that season. She also buried a team high 47% 3-pointers in the 2007-2008 season. Sam finished her playing career in 2009 with Chico State.

Sam has been coaching AAU basketball since she was 18. She has experience with all ages. She has been a head coach at Chico Junior high and Pleasant Valley High school. In 2011, she was an assistant coach for the Varsity team at Galt High.

In 2010, Sam graduated from Chico State with her Bachelor of Arts degree in Kinesiology. She finished her Master’s degree in Kinesiology at Chico State in 2012. Sam lives in Galt with her dog, Jake.

 

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
email: soelsner@deltacollege.edu
Courses taught:
    Physical Education Activity 09, Weight Conditioning   
    Physical Education Activity 14, Weight Training
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Reed Peters
Professor
Bio:
   A.L. and B.S., University of Nevada, Las Vegas
   M.S., U.S. Sports Academy, Daphne, Alabama

Peters, a 1992 graduate of the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, comes to Delta College with an impressive baseball resume both as a player and a coach. Peters' coaching career began at his alma mater, UNLV, where he was an assistant coach. In 1994, he left UNLV to take the head coaching job at Colby Community College in Colby, Kansas. In his four seasons at Colby, Peters posted a 123-80 record for a .600 winning percentage.

1999-2003 was spent at the Air Force Academy. The 2002 Mountain West Conference Coach of the Year, Peters, in his first three seasons at Air Force won more conference games than any other Falcon coach in their first three seasons.

Peters was equally impressive in the classroom as he earned GTE/CoSIDA Academic All-American honors in 1986. Peters earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from UNLV in 1992 and his Masters Degree in Sports Administration from the United States Sports Academy in 2005.

Discipline: Non-Credit Instruction, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5183
Office Location: Budd 124
email: rpeters@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Athletics 54, Baseball Team: Men
    Physical Education Activity 09, Sports Conditioning
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Denny Peterson
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
   A.A., Cloud County Community College, Concordia, Kansas
   B.S., Physical Education & Health,
           Northwest Missouri State College, Marysville, Missouri
   M.S., Physical Education & Health with an empahsis in
           administration
           Northwest Missouri State College, Marysville, Missouri

Peterson came to Delta after spending the previous three seasons at the University of The Pacific. The previous year (1999), Peterson was an assistant coach at Johnson County Community College in Overland Park, Kansas. In addition to coaching the pitchers and catchers, Peterson was also an associate scout for the Tampa Devil Rays organization of Major League Baseball.

Before entering college coaching, Peterson spent the previous nine years as a high school and American Legion coach in Arizona, Missouri, and Nebraska. Three different teams won a conference championship for the first time in the programs history.

Peterson earned both his Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Physical Education and Health with an emphasis in administration from Northwest Missouri State. Peterson and his wife, Heather, have two daughters, Sydney and Ellie.

Discipline: Health Education, Kinesiology
email: dpeterson@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Health Education 01, Health Education
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Rich Ressa
Professor
Bio:
   B.A., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
   M.A., Saint Mary's College, Moraga, California

Ressa played for the University of the Pacific from 1989 to 1991, taught social studies and coached basketball for 11 years at Franklin High School before joining the coaching staff at Delta in 1997.

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
Office Phone: (209) 954-5219
Office Location: Budd 120
email: rressa@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Athletics 56, Basketball Team: Men
    Physical Education Activity 9, Individual Weight Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 14, Weight Training
    Physical Education Activity 24, Basketball
Course material: Docushare Kinesiology

Christopher Rodriguez
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:

Coach Rodriguez joined the coaching staff in 2012 with the Mustangs. In 2013, both his catchers had great success. Jordan Devencenzi earned All American honors and signed with the University of Nevada. MArcus Mastrobuoni also had a solid year and committed to Cal State Stanislaus. He spent the previous seven years at Modesto Junior College where he was the Head Coach from 2009-12 and an assistant from 2007-2009. Chris handles the catchers, coaches third base and helps run the offense. He is also the recruiting coordinator.

Chris was a catcher at Modesto Junior College under Coach Bo Aiello. After the two seasons at Modesto Junior College, Chris was drafted by the Colorado Rockies and signed after the
1996 season. While playing with Colorado, Chris learned from former Major
Leaguers like Clint Hurdle and Jim Eppard. Chris received his Associates-
Degree from Modesto Junior College, a Bachelors degree from CSU Stanislaus
in Physical Education and Health, and his Masters degree in Sports Coaching from the United Sports Academy .

Discipline: Coaching, Kinesiology
email: crodriguez@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
   Health Education 01
   Physical Education Theory 049 Pscyhology of Sports
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Gary Scott
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
   B.A., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
   M.A., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California

Discipline: Coaching, Health Education, Non-Credit Instruction, Kinesiology
email: gscott@deltacollege.edu
Webpage
Courses taught:
    Athletics 52, Football Team: Men
    Health Education 01, Health Education
    Physical Education Activity 09, Weight Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 09, Sports Conditioning  
    Physical Education Activity 14, Weight Training
    Physical Education Theory 42, Coaching Offense Football
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Sharon West-Sell
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
B.S., California State University, Fresno, California
M.A., University of the Pacific, Stockton, California
Ph.D., University of Miami, Coral Gables, Florida



Discipline: Health Education, Kinesiology
email: swest-sell@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
    Health Education 01, Health Education
    Physical Education Theorgy 43, Introduction to Athletic Training
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Adrienne Sorenson
Associate Professor
Bio:
A.A., Sierra College, Rocklin, California
B.A., California State University, Stanislaus, California
M.A., Caifornia State University, Bakersfield, California

Sorenson was a junior college stand-out at Sierra College in Rocklin before earning a scholarship to play at Cal State Stanislaus where she graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology. Sorenson was a two time All-Conference player and four time Academic All-Conference player. Prior to coming to Delta, she was the top assistant coach at CSU Stanislaus where she was Recruiting Coordinator as well as Camp Director for 2 years. She earned a Master’s Degree in Education with emphasis in Physical Education from CSU Bakersfield. She has been involved in a variety of camps and clinics for the past 10 years and has been directing various camps in the central valley for 7 years. She looks forward to helping the community support of Delta Women’s Soccer grow through camps and clinics and looks forward to sharing her expertise with the youth players of the area.

Discipline: Coaching, Health Education, Kinesiology
email:asorenson@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
   Health Education 01, Health Education
   Physical Education Activity 26 Soccer
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

Jill Toepfer
Adjunct Associate Professor
Bio:
A.A. San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA
B.A. University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA
M.A. University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA

While attending Delta College, Jill was a member of the Women’s Basketball team.  They were the first Women’s Basketball team to make it to the State Tournament.  Upon transferring to the University of the Pacific, Jill was on the Dean’s List.  Later, she returned to Delta College as an Assistant  Coach to Gina Johnson.  She had an opportunity to be a part of the team that made it back to the State Tournament which was being hosted at the Spanos Center.

Jill currently is a full-time Physical Education teacher in the Tracy Unified School District.  Her goal is to instill a life-long interest in maintaining a healthy and active life.  In her spare time you can find her either at the gym or reading.

Discipline: Health Education, Kinesiology
email: jtoepfer@deltacollege.edu
Webpage:
Courses taught:
    Health Education 01, Heath Education
    Physical Education Activity 09, Individual Conditioning
    Physical Education Activity 13, Bowling
    Physcial Education Activity 24, Volleyball
Course material: Docushare Health Education - Kinesiology

 

 

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