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Kelli R.

Iowa City, IA

$45/hour

Young Professor with a Creative and Entrepreneurial Spirit

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Central College
Physical Education and Spanish
University of Iowa
Master's

Education

Central College (Physical Education and Spanish)

University of Iowa (Master's)

About Kelli

Thank you for taking a peek at what could be an awesome shared adventure! My passion lies in maximizing quality of life. Professionally, this has taken on many shapes and forms. To date, I have 10 years of university teaching experience in health and human physiology, along with a current K-12 Iowa Teaching License. I also have experience teaching/tutoring the following topics/courses: elementary reading and math, English writing and speaking, Spanish writing and speaking, studying and test-taking strategies, and a multitude of university courses (anatomy and physiology, kinesiology, Spanish, college success/rhetoric, calculus, college algebra, and many others). I also have experience in working with individuals with disabilities.

My style is one in which people feel instantly comfortable and confident. I am an expert at meeting you where you are and envisioning creative and enjoyable ways to make your journey both successful and empowering. In addition to academic/written/spoken topics, I have years of experience in business development/entrepreneurship, along with coaching a wide variety of sports and leisure activities. I have the heart of a servant with a passion for helping people live an awesome life. Please feel free to reach out with questions or requests for collaboration!
Thank you for taking a peek at what could be an awesome shared adventure! My passion lies in maximizing quality of life. Professionally, this has taken on many shapes and forms. To date, I have 10 years of university teaching experience in health and human physiology, Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 20 miles of Iowa City, IA 52245
Math:
Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Finite Math, Geometry, Linear Algebra, Prealgebra, Precalculus, Probability, SAT Math, SPSS, Trigonometry
Science:
Anatomy, Anthropology, Biochemistry, Biostatistics, Nursing, Nutrition,
Physiology, Psychology, Sociology
Art:
Video Production
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Bible Studies,
English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Public Speaking,
Reading, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Career Development,
GED, GRE, SAT Math, SAT Reading, SAT Writing, TOEFL
Computer:
Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Word, SPSS, Video Production
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Spanish, Speech, TOEFL
History:
Anthropology
Elementary Education:
Elementary (K-6th),
Elementary Math, Elementary Science, Grammar, Reading, Spelling, Study Skills,
Vocabulary
Business:
Career Development,
GRE, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Public Speaking

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.

Ballet

I spent 16 years as a classical ballerina in a French-speaking academy. I understand the demands, fundamentals, and terminology necessary to excel in ballet. I can assist with foot, arm and hand positions, along with posture, alignment, and body awareness.

Baseball

I worked at a baseball peak performance center as a strength and conditioning coach. I have also trained several pitchers of all ages. My credentials include: CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RKC.

Basketball

I currently serve as a strength and conditioning coach for a group of elite youth basketball players. I coach alongside an NBA great and he continues to utilize my coaching skills in maximizing the motor performance of his youth. My credentials include: CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RKC.

Bible Studies

I am an Evangelical Christian with a liberal arts education from a university within the Reformed Church of America. I have participated in and guided a variety of Bible studies, including those with an emphasis on women's lives and college student culture. Additionally, I have a strong teaching background K-12 (including religious education) and in university teaching settings.

Bodybuilding

I have more than a decade of training experience. My credentials include: NSCA-CPT, CSCS, RKC, ACSM HFS, M.A. in Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. I have also served as a university professor in the areas of health and human physiology. I have years as a human performance laboratory director and strength coach.

Career Development

I served as an academic advisor during my 7 years as a university professor. During that time, I assisted thousands of students in terms of career development and planning. I am well-versed in resume-building and cover letter writing.

Elementary (K-6th)

I have a current K-12 teaching license in the state of Iowa. Additionally, I have served as an interdisciplinary tutor with Sylvan for grades K-6. I have extensive experience both teaching and tutoring a multitude of subjects in grades K-6.

Fitness

I have been a fitness entrepreneur for 11 years. I own a fitness-oriented s-corporation, along with holding the following credentials: CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RKC, ACSM-HFS. I also have a M.A. in health promotion.

Football

I am a certified strength and conditioning specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. I have 11 years of training experience, all of which work with youth, high school, collegiate, and professional athletes. I have worked with NCAA and NFL/USA-level football players.

Golf

I hold a K-12 teaching license and coaching endorsement, which indicates good knowledge of pedagogy. I have played golf for 25+ years, including as a NCAA collegiate golfer at one of the toughest courses in the state. I have an elite understanding of the game and have benefited from training with PGA pros.

Martial Arts

I have experience in a variety of MMA platforms, including Tae Kwon Do, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Muay Thai, and kickboxing. I have taught a variety of formats, including BJJ and Kickboxing. I am currently certified as a Body Combat instructor, which is an international fitness program that includes these formats.

Nutrition

I have a B.A. in Exercise Science and a M.A. in Health Promotion. Additionally, I have NSCA-CPT and ACSM-HFS certifications. I have taught health promotion and exercise science courses at the university level for 7 years, including sport nutrition and personal health.

Public Speaking

I have served in many public speaking roles. As a university professor, I have taught and critiqued students in their roles as public speakers. As a business owner, I have negotiated a variety of powerful business deals through effective public speaking.

Soccer

I have a K-12 Iowa Teaching License, in addition to a coaching endorsement. I have taught soccer skills as part of a physical education curriculum. Additionally, I have worked with soccer players in sport-specific strength and conditioning. I have the following credentials: CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RKC, and M.A.

Softball

I have a K-12 Iowa Teaching License with a coaching endorsement. I have worked at a Baseball/Softball peak performance center, including the strength and conditioning coaching of sport-specific athletes. I have the following credentials: CSCS, NSCA-CPT, ACSM-HFS, RKC, M.A.

Study Skills

I have worked as a professor and/or tutor for the past 12+ years. As the professor of a College Success course, I spent each semester working with first year students on topics such as study skills and test-taking strategies, along with time management. Additionally, I have worked as a tutor with Sylvan, which included helping K-6 students with study skills and strategies for improving academic performance. My K-12 Iowa Teaching License is current.

Swimming

I have spent almost my entire life in the water. In addition to having a current K-12 Iowa Teaching License and coaching endorsement, I am a WSA through the American Red Cross. I spent many years as a lifeguard and swim instructor. Additionally, I have several credentials (NSCA-CPT, CSCS, ACSM-HFS) that I use in training triathletes in the swim component of their events.

Tennis

I have a current K-12 teaching license and coaching endorsement. I have taught tennis in physical education courses since 2002. In addition to tennis skills, I work with athletes in regards to sport-specific strength and conditioning. My credentials include: M.A., CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RKC, and ACSM-HFS.

Volleyball

I played NCAA volleyball for a three-time national championship team. Additionally, I have a current K-12 teaching license and coaching endorsement. I work with athletes to build upon proper technique, in addition to becoming faster, stronger, more skilled athletes. Other credentials include: M.A., CSCS, NSCA-CPT, RKC, and ACSM-HFS.

Central College
Physical Education and Spanish
University of Iowa
Master's

Education

Central College (Physical Education and Spanish)

University of Iowa (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Kelli will travel within 20 miles of Iowa City, IA 52245.