Chris Stratton, M.S.

Assistant Professor
Human Kinetics & Health Education

BSE from UW Oshkosh in Physical Education with a minor in Adapted Physical Education- 2007

MS from UW LaCrosse in Physical Education Pedagogy with a emphasis in Adventure Education- 2008

Areas of Expertise:

  • Physical Education Pedagogy
  • Adapted Physical Education
  • Advance Education

Chris Stratton has over a decade of experience at the post-secondary level teaching classes that primarily focus on adapted physical education and adventure education. He also teaches courses in general physical education regarding evaluation, assessment, and philosophy.  During his time at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh he has taught over 30 different courses, created multiple courses, and helped create and implement the department's Adventure and Outdoor Pursuits and Coaching certificate programs. Aside from teaching, Stratton was also the Head Wrestling Coach for the Titans from 2011-2012 leading them to two top thirty performances at the NCAA Division III championships, a top 20 Academic Scholar Team, WIAC Wrestling coach of the in 2012, and coached the Titan's first NCAA wrestling champion.

Stratton has taught at all levels PreK-12. Past experiences include teaching elementary physical education, elementary-high school physical education at the Winnebago Mental Health Institute, adapted physical education in the Oshkosh and Menasha Joint school districts, and now currently serves as the Adventure Coordinator and high school physical education teacher in the Appleton Area School District.

Stratton is currently in the process of completing and EdD program in Kinesiology through the University of North Carolina Greensboro. His anticipated graduation date is May of 2022

Date of First Employment at UW Oshkosh: September 2008
Years of P-12 Experience: 9 Years

Classes Typically Taught:

  • Active Lifestyles & Personal Health and Wellness
  • Adventure Education and Outdoor certificate courses
  • Adapted Physical Education courses