Dr. Dennis Johnson
Arts, Humanities, & Health Sciences
Primary Campus
Jamestown Campus
Phone Number
Associate Professor of Sport Management/Physical Education

Dr. Dennis A. Johnson is an associate professor in sport management/physical education and is working to develop the sport management curriculum at Jamestown Community College. A former public school physical education teacher and wrestling coach in the Warren County (PA) system, Dr. Johnson has spent the past 16 years working in the School of Sport Sciences at Wingate University (NC). He served as a physical education/sport management instructor, department chair, and head cross country coach.

Dr. Johnson reviews manuscripts for The Physical Educator and the Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, and serves as a program reviewer for the Commission on Sport Management Accreditation. He also works with the Institute for the Study of Youth Sport at Michigan State University to deliver the Leadership Academy NCAA collegiate wrestling coaches for the National Wrestling Coaches Association. He is also president-elect for the North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, and Dance-Sport Management (NCAAHPERD-SM).

Degree Field of Study Institution
Ed.D. Exercise and Sport Science University of North Carolina: Greensboro
M.S. Health and Physical Education Marshall University
B.S. Health and Physical Education Marshall University
Academic Interests
  • Sport management/physical education
  • Coaching
  • Education and administration
  • Youth sport programming
  • Johnson, Dennis. "An investigation into the existence of child sex abuse policies within youth sport day camps." Journal of Applied Sport Management: Research That Matters. 2014.
  • Johnson, Dennis. "Sport and Exercise Psychology Academy: A course-related approach with a twist of experiential learning." Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. 2013.
  • Johnson, Dennis. "Point/counterpoint: Should college athletes be paid?" The Sport Journal. 2012.
  • Johnson, Dennis. Wrestling Drills for the Mat and the Mind. Ithaca, NY: Momentum Media, 2011.


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