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Tim's favorite saying is, "If it were easy, everyone would do it" and he draws upon this saying whether he's working on perfecting his bass playing, learning Portuguese, or working alongside and coaching a client.

With over 30 years in academia as a professor, administrator, and researcher Tim understands the challenges, pressures, and requirements to succeed in Academia. He calls upon his knowledge, experience, and expertise to deliver constructive, creative, and practical solutions that meet the goals and timeline of his clients.


Due to the challenges Tim witnessed in his career he wrote his first book, Physiology Phil's True Lab Experiences, to help bring the often intangible and abstract Exercise Physiology concepts concrete within the laboratory. His second book, Finding the Best Faculty Job for You: Living and Prospering in Academia,

was written due to the challenges that Tim witnessed with doctoral students and post-docs who needed the tools and information to move forward in academia. 


With a desire to support young faculty, Tim wrote, Surviving Your First 5 Years As A Faculty Member, a guidebook for young academics who want to learn how to navigate the early years of their career and the promotion and tenure process.


In his "spare time" he took on the role as lead editor on The Routledge Handbook of Sport and Exercise Systems Genetics.


  • Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine 

  • Past-President of the Southeast Regional Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine

  • Past member of the Board of Trustees for the American College of Sports Medicine


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  • Graduate Mentoring - Distinguished Achievement Award - Texas A&M University


  • Teaching Award - (College level)

      Texas A&M Association of Former Students 

  • Graduate Teacher of the Year

      UNC Charlotte University

  • Graduate Student Mentor of the Year 

      Texas A&M University

  • Distinguished Teacher of the Year 

      Florida Atlantic University, College of Education

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