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Shelly Grimes
Health, Human Performance, & Recreation
101L Student Recreation Center

Natatorium |620.235.4987 |



Shelly Grimes, M.S. Ed., is an instructor and Fitness/Aquatics Director in the Department of Health, Human Performance, Recreation & Dance and has served on the undergraduate faculty since 2010.  She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from PSU in 1993 and 1995 and is currently pursuing her Educational Doctorate Degree at the University of Arkansas.

Mrs. Grimes teaches in the area of group fitness, Lifetime Fitness Concepts, water aerobics, athletic conditioning, First Aid/CPR, Zumba, and physical education activity courses.  She has done personal training, athletic rehavilitation, taught aerobic fitness classes at all levels for 20 years, and taught public school Physical Education for 10 years.  She an AAHPERD and KAHPERD member.


  • Pedagogy

  • Advisor for Physical Education undergrad students

  • Aerobics/Aquatics Director

  • Teachers undergrad courses in HHPR

  • Advisor for HHPR Club

Courses Taught

  • Lifetime Fitness Concepts

  • Lifeguarding

  • Swimming

  • Theory & Fundamentals of Activities I

  • Theory & Fundamentals of Activities II

  • First Aid/CPR/AED

  • Zumba

  • Coaching Swimming

  • Cardio Conditioning Athletic Aerobics Classes

  • Professional Conference

  • Coaching Practicum

  • Topics in Physical Education


  • M.S., Physical Education - Pittsburg State University

  • B.S.Ed., Physical Education - Pittsburg State University