Kevin Krahenbuhl

Freelance Article Writer & Book Writer

Location:Gilbert, Arizona, United States
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Kevin Krahenbuhl
6322 South Sinova Avenue
Gilbert, Arizona 85298
(480) 993-3413
Cell Phone: (480) 209-6307

To be selected as the Athletic Director for Chandler-Gilbert Community College in the Maricopa County Community College District.

Ed.D., Educational Leadership, Northern Arizona University, 2011* (all coursework and comprehensive exams to be completed by fall 2011) *
Concentration: Educational Leadership – Higher Education
Dissertation: To Be defended following completion of course materials and comprehensive exams (Topic – FYE Impacts for Student Athletes)
3.93 GPA

M.A. Liberal Studies, Arizona State University, 2008
Concentration: Borders: Migration & Culture
Master’s Thesis: “Defining the American Identity”
3.63 GPA

B.A. Education, Arizona State University, 2004
Emphasis: Secondary Education & History
3.47 GPA

Adjunct Instructor, Chandler-Gilbert Community College, Gilbert, AZ 2010-Present
Supervisor: Dr. Sandra Stuebner (Division Chair for Social & Behavior Sciences @CGC)

- Taught HIS 103, HIS 104, & HIS 111 courses
- Devised course syllabus, structure, lectured, integrated technology & performance assessment requirements, administered grades
- Substituted when available
- Completed HIS 111 course in Spring 2011 when the residential instructor had to take extended leave for the semester
- Instructed HIS 104 summer course when requested the weekend before it began as the initial instructor was not going to instruct it

High School Teacher/Coach, Hamilton High School; Chandler, AZ 2004-Present
Supervisor: Dr. Fred DePrez (Principal)

- Taught courses in World History, United States History, Economics, Government, American Studies II, Advanced Placement United States History, Health, Literacy Skills, JV Baseball PE, & Golf Academy
- Designed course curriculum for American Studies II (new program I developed at the request of the Principal)
- Arranged for golf course access, instruction, and practice facility availability for the Golf Academy (new class co-created by myself & the boys golf coach)
- Varsity Head Coach for the Girls Golf Team (2006-Present)
- Head Freshman or Head Junior Varsity Baseball Coach (2004-Present)

Intern for ASU Athletics, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ Spring 2011
Supervisor: Lyn Music (Associate Athletic Director of Operations & Facilities)

- Worked within the Athletics Department Division of Operations & Facilities
- Co-coordinator for the 2011 Women’s Pac-10 Golf Championship
- Assisted Supervisor of the Kajikawa Classic softball tournament
- Generated forms that increased efficiency for revision of the DHS Evacuation Plan materials for the Carson Student Center
- Created a comparative analysis report for the redesign of facility rental rates to maximize utilization of university facilities and generated proposed rate schedule worksheets for the university to consider as they finalize this restructuring
- Attended various meetings with Athletic Directors & other employees

Head Varsity Girls Golf Coach, Hamilton High School; Chandler, AZ 2006-Present
Supervisor: Dr. Fred DePrez (Principal) – John Wrenn/Richard Baniszewski/Sharon Vanis (Athletic Directors)
- Arranged for course access for daily practices in-season & golf matches
- Evaluated revenue streams for the Golf Program and expanded fundraising over five times the funds brought in during my first year
- Improved golfers stroke average substantially year-to-year & developed programs that challenged athletes of all different skill levels
- Developed a series of team-bonding events that emphasized team unity, respected the diverse nature of our team, and established long-lasting relationships
- Developed an in-class and on-course golf curriculum that allowed student athletes who did not make the team to participate in a “Golf Academy” and increase their golf abilities to strengthen our overall program
- Established, organized, and implemented the inaugural 2010 Antigua National High School Golf Invitational including top teams from across the country and the state of Arizona; our team won the event defeating many other state champions
- Created a Junior Varsity practice team, arranged for course access, identified Assistant coaches, and engaged JV athletes in Golf program events
- Maintained budgetary needs of the team including planning for costs associated with the entire in-season and off-season schedule
- Complete statistical analysis of each golfer to identify areas most in need of improvement to make the most efficient & effective use of practice time
- Achieved many accolades including being the 2010 State Champions, three runner-up finishes at the highest level of Arizona High School athletics, and finishing in the Top 5 every year of my coaching record
- Overall winning percentage over .900 in 6 seasons

Freshman/Junior Varsity Baseball Coach, Hamilton High School; Chandler, AZ 2004-Present
Supervisor: Mike Woods (Varsity Baseball Coach) + same as in Varsity Girls Golf Coach
- Initiated freshmen baseball players into the HHS baseball program
- Collaborated with the entire coaching staff to strengthen overall program
- Planned & supervised all practices and game managerial decisions all season long
- Compiled and tracked statistics to identify trends, strengths, & weaknesses to make the most efficient & effective use of practice time & game management strategies
- Overall winning percentage of over .800 in 6 seasons including Region Championships at the respective level in 5 of the 6 seasons

Assistant Recruiting Coordinator, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ 2002 - 2003
Supervisor: Graham Rossini (Director of Baseball Operations)
- Support ASU Baseball team as an administrative assistant for recruiting
- Help the program in other capacities including team practices, statistical support during games, among other things

Collegiate Baseball Player, Arizona State University; Tempe, AZ 2000 – 2001
Supervisor: Pat Murphy (Head Coach), Mike Rooney (Assistant Coach – Infield)
- Competed in a walk-on tryout and earned opportunity to be part of the ASU Baseball team as a redshirt player in 2000-2001
- During the season practiced daily, attended all games & supported team, joined several trips including one to Florida State University and to the Regional @Cal St. Fullerton
- In the second season I was not going to be playing and chose the option of continuing as Recruiting Assistant for the program

5A-I State Golf Championship Director, AIA; Phoenix, AZ 2008 – 2009
Supervisor: Dean Visser (AIA Director for Golf)
- Helped plan courses & coordinating the events (Super Regionals & State Championship)
- Acquire all needs to run the event including volunteers, rules officials, scoring materials, among other things
- Supervised the State Championship as Tournament Director & Official Scorekeeper
- Submitted all scoring information each night to be posted online by AIA

Varsity Head Golf Coach, Hamilton High School; Chandler, AZ 2006-Present
Supervisor: Dr. Fred DePrez (Principal) – John Wrenn/Richard Baniszewski/Sharon Vanis (Athletic Directors)
- Coordinated all practice times, locations, hosted all home meets for both the Varsity team and the Junior Varsity program
- Directed the inaugural 2010 Antigua National High School Golf Invitational completing all roles listed in 5A-I Golf Championship Director above
- Implemented a program of golf development for all players that has shown impressive performances

Pac-10 Women’s Golf Championship Co-Coordinator, ASU April 2011
- Helped in planning for pre-tournament, event days, & post-tournament needs
- Designed and implemented a fun speed putting event at the 2010 Pac-10 Women’s Golf Championship banquet
- Spoke at the Pac-10 Women’s Golf Championship banquet
- Setup golf course daily for the event
- Maintained administrative needs for hosting of the event daily during the event
- Aided in take-down of all materials for the event daily

PLC Teacher Leader, Hamilton High School; Chandler, AZ Fall 2010
- Initiated efforts for a group of 7 teachers in a professional learning community
- Verified time was utilized effectively, achieved all requirements of the school-wide effort, and managed group meetings well

? Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, & Publisher
? Highly organized especially in time management
? Flexible and adaptive when necessary
? Hold emphasis on results/practical application and embody a ‘get-it-done & done right’ attitude
? Demand excellence and consistent improvement from myself and others
? Innovative and technologically savvy
? Substantial knowledge and participation in athletics across the board
? CPR trained and knowledgeable on health risks associated with athletic experiences and mitigation policies to enact in cases of safety issues
? Intrinsically motivated
? Familiar with the Arizona High School sports field, which could help in identification of possible recruits to play for CGC and earn their Associates’ degree
? Excellent interpersonal & communicative skills
? Experienced presenter & trainer of others
? Personal experience in academic support of athletes, discipline of athletes, and dissertation work being completed on retention/academic progress/transition to college

? Head Coach for 2010 5A State Champion Girls Golf team
? Team Leader of a group of 7 faculty members @HHS in our Professional Learning Community for 2010
? Selected as a semi-finalist to participate in Man vs. Wild, Fan vs. Wild shot in Canada, June 2010
? Chosen as a Mentor for a Student Education Intern @Hamilton High School; Spring 2009
? Selected as an Advanced Placement instructor for two separate courses: AP US History, and AP Government & Politics (integrated into the new course, American Studies II)
? Graduated *** Laude while earning my bachelor’s degree
? 3.93 GPA in Doctoral classes through Spring 2011 (2 classes remaining)
? Arizona State University baseball player: 2000-2001
? Two years as part of the ASU Baseball program provided familiarity with the coordination, experience, and implementation of a collegiate athletic program
? Spent a summer abroad studying at Cambridge University, visiting London, Edinburgh, York, Paris, & Cambridge

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