July 6, 2012

Grove City hires Buxton

GROVE CITY, Pa. -- Grove City College has hired Jeff Buxton as assistant professor of physical education and head men's and women's tennis coach. He will teach courses in both the exercise science department and the fitness and wellness program. Buxton comes to Grove City after spending nine years as the general manager of One on One Fitness Consultants in State College, Pa.

In that position, Buxton developed One on One's personal fitness training instructor program and educational curriculum. He also coordinated and oversaw the development of all staff members

Buxton also served as a guest lecturer for the Penn State University Kinesiology Club and various kinesiology classes.

Buxton has been certified as a National Academy of Sports Medicine Enhancement Specialist and as an ACE Certified Personal Trainer.

He earned a bachelor's of science degree in kinesiology/movement science from Penn State in 2003. He completed his master of science in exercise science and health promotion at California University of Pennsylvania in December 2010.

A native of Wyoming, Pa., Buxton is married. He and his wife have a son and a daughter.

Buxton replaces Joe Walters, who retired from Grove City College at the end of the 2011-12 academic year after 40 years of service.

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