Assistant Professor, Physical Education, Professional Education Program

Peter Stapleton

Robison 116, Troy
[email protected]


Ph.D., Physical Education Teaching and Administration, Springfield College (MA).

M.S., Physical Education, Initial Teaching Licensure, Springfield College (MA)

B.S., The Music Industry, The College of Saint Rose

Professional Education Certifications

New York State Initial Teaching Certification, K-12 Physical Education

Massachusetts State Initial Teaching Certification, K – 12 Physical Education

American Red Cross First Aid/CPR/AED

American Red Cross Lifeguarding Certification

American Red Cross Water Safety Instructor

Courses Taught

  • PED 110 – Movement Concepts
  • PED 303 – Tactics/Skills, Invasion/Target
  • PED 308 – Movement Education and Gymnastics
  • PED 310 – Measurement and Evaluation in PED
  • PED 312 – Instructional Strategies for Secondary PED
  • PED 330 – Cooperative Games
  • PED 355 – Motor Learning
  • PED 407 – Physical Education Student Teaching (K-12)
  • PED 409 – Coaching Theory
  • PED 420 – Organization and Administration of PED Programs

NCAA Athletics

2011 – 2015 Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach, The Sage Colleges


Chair of ESE Technology Committee

Member, Sage College of Albany Curriculum Committee

Member, Committee on Academic Retention and Recruitment


PDS School – Watervliet MS/HS

Professional Development Session for Albany City School District Physical Education Staff


Stapleton, P., & Jones, S. (March, 2017). Conquering edTPA Through Effective Teaching. SHAPE National Convention, Boston, MA.

Stapleton, P. (February, 2013). Utilizing PDS to prepare PETE Candidates. Professional Development Schools Conference in New Orleans, LA.

Stapleton, P. (March, 2014). Examining the School-University Partnership Through the Professional Development School Model in Physical Education. MAHPERD Spring Conference at Westfield State University, MA.

Thesis: The influence of a physically interactive video game on heart rate and enjoyment for adolescent girls