Physicial Fitness Educator

Sam Sterling
604 Harmony Lane
Pleasantville, CA 94588
(925) 555-1234


Experienced Health Educator/Exercise Science Instructor -- Career highlights include:

• Community College Instructor, with 20+ years professional experience instructing Athletic programs, Health Education, inpatient and outpatient cardiac education. Created a stimulating classroom environment, developed and built rapport with students.
• 18 years as a Clinical Exercise Physiologist including Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
• Leader in exercise science and the local health and wellness community.


San Jose State University
M.A., Physical Education
Emphasis in Exercise Physiology

San Jose State University
B.A., Physical Education and History
Certifications: Advanced Cardiac Life Support
CPR Certification


Grossfield College, El Capitan, CA
1994 - Present
Community College Health Education / Exercise Science Instructor
Exercise Science/Aerobic Fitness and Weight Training, Physical Education, Health and Recreation; Health Education and Fitness/Nautilus Class

• Designed course syllabus to emphasis instruction regarding fundamental principles of physical fitness and its impact on life-long health and wellness.
• Implement teaching methodologies on the theory of exercise, stretching, flexibility training, nutritional influences on exercise, weight control and injury prevention.
• Structure classes to accommodate students and their different levels of fitness and learning styles.

Linda Lordes Hospital, Linda Lordes, CA
1999 - Present
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

• Inpatient instruction, post stent and CABG discharge and review of medications.
• Supervise outpatient EKG monitored exercise programs and teach Outpatient education classes in: nutrition, diabetes, heart anatomy & physiology, benefits of exercise, CHF, and stress management.
• Coordinate Employee Health & Wellness Fair

Linda Lordes Hospital, Linda Lordes, CA
1992 - 1999
Coordinator of Cardiac Rehabilitation
Manage/Teach CPR Program

• Teach/Monitor all cardiac (angina and heart attack) inpatients.
• Supervise outpatient EKG monitored exercise programs and cardiac education; lectures include: anatomy & physiology of the heart; cardiac risk factors; nutrition, weight & stress management.
• Developed and implemented employee wellness and weight management program.

Radiant Health Care, San Inselmo, CA
1994 - 1995
Community Health Educator
Employee Wellness Program

• Developed and supervised wellness program for Radiant and City of San Inselmo employees.
• Responsible for individual testing, body composition, blood Lipids, flexibility, strength and step test.

Creekdale Medical Center, Creekdale, CA
1983 - 1992
Clinical Exercise Physiologist
Cardiac Rehabilitation

• Developed exercise classes and instruction for the chemical dependency program.
• Initiated and implemented community mall walking program for senior citizens.
• Performed 12 lead resting EKG and graded exercise testing; conducted treadmill testing on cardiac patients in the Cardiologist Office.


American Association of Cardiovascular Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
American College of Sports Medicine Exercise Specialist
American Heart Association Board Member
Past-President - Central California Society for Cardiac Rehabilitation
Guest Speaker - American Heart Association Speaker's Bureau

PRWRA Nancy Davis - Grossmont College - El Cajon, CA 92020 - nancy.davis@gcccd.net