College of Health and Human Performance

Alumni Profiles

Read more about our outstanding and supportive alumni, and discover where HHP experiences can lead.

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William "Will" Atkins (BSR ’09)

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Pascale Belony (BSHE '15, BSN '18)

Health educator and nurse representing Haiti in Miss Universe 2021 Read More


Roy T. Benson (MPE '81)

Lifelong coach, running advocate and author  Read More


John W. Brantley, III (BSR '80)

Former Gator QB and high school football coach  Read More


Christopher Bucciarelli (BSESS ’06)

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Kristine S. Calderon (MHEB ’97, Ph.D. ’00 )

Former health education administrator at NASA Kennedy Space Center Read More


Linda Hansen Caldwell (BSPE ’76)

Health educator, author and former Gators volleyball player Read More


Gabrielle Darville

Former CDC health communication fellow and 2016 Health Education & Behavior graduate

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James Di Virgilio

Financial planner, Gator 100 honoree and UF lecturer

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Janelle Garcia

Two-time UF graduate with more than seven years of experience in health promotion

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Robin “Rob” Ramirez

38-year educator with a focus on physical education

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Jennifer Wilson Carlstedt (BSR ’93, MSRS ’95)

Realtor, volunteer and UF Hall of Fame inductee Read More


Paul Cash (BSPE ’76)

Lifelong coach and educator Read More


Chynna Clayton (BSREC ’10)

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Ewan Cobran (BSHS ’06)

Public health educator and cancer researcher Read More


Alisa Bonnie Clearfield Cohen (BSHSE ’78)

Interior designer and onetime medical illustrator Read More


Matt Colin (BSESS '98)

Teacher and basketball coach Read More


Brian Cook (MS ’06, Ph.D. ’10)

Working to address exercise and movement in eating disorders Read More


Stacy Cutrono (BSESS ’05, MSAPK ’07)

Health and wellness advocate Read More


Sally Darlin (BSESS ’88)

Physical therapist, proud HHP grad and supporter Read More


Gabrielle Darville (Ph.D. ’16)

Educator, health researcher and former CDC fellow Read More


James Di Virgilio (MSSPM '05)

Financial planner, Gator 100 honoree and UF lecturer Read More


Jason Fass (BSESS '99)

Combining a passion for human performance, data, fitness and health Read More


Sheryl Flynn (Ph.D. ’01)

HHP alumna, Gator100 honoree, founder and CEO of Blue Marble Game Company Read More


Janelle T. Garcia (MSAPK ’08, Ph.D. ’12)

Advocate for health equity within her community Read More


Billy Horschel (BSSPM ’09)

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Edouardo Jordan (BSSPM ’03)

HHP Sport Management alumnus and acclaimed chef  Read More


Ben Kennedy (BSSPM ’14)

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Jessica L. King (BSHE ’07, MSHE ’08, Ph.D. ’16)

Public health educator and researcher aimed at tobacco use among youth Read More


Natalie S. King (BSAPK ’09)

passionate about preparing students for careers in STEM disciplines Read More


Mary Kirkland (BSPE '86)

Trailblazer for women in the field of Athletic Training Read More


Fitz Koehler (MSSPM ’98)

Fitness expert, speaker, author and professional race announcer. Read More


Jennifer Lea (BSHED ’06)

Health educator and trainer focused on the health and well-being of women and children Read More


Robert “Bob” LeFavi (BSHE ’83)

Entrepreneur, dean, educator in the fields of exercise science, sport, health promotion and wellness Read More


Jeremy M. Luski (BSR '02)

Conference and event planner with projects in 35+ countries Read More


Brittany Marshall (BSHE ’08)

Public health researcher and CDC Foundation program manager Read More


Joleen Cacciatore Miller (MSSM ’12)

First woman as executive director for Gainesville Sports Commission Read More


Sharon Drumheller Murray (MHSE ’94)

Dedicated to creating better systems for student health and well-being in public schools Read More


Terry Pappas (BSPE ’71)

Retired USAF pilot, NASA aerospace engineer and research pilot Read More


Michelle Park (BSREC '76)

Dedicated public park and recreation professional Read More


Judi (BSR ’83) & Berry (BSR ’82) Patrick

Proud HHP alum and Gator grads passing the torch to four sons Read More


Stacy Cutrono

The Road to Wellness

Stacy Cutrono says her experiences at HHP still impact her today and allowed her to realize that health and fitness are for everyone. “UF [and HHP] taught me to dream big. I want to change the way the world views fitness and wellness.” She and her husband have established a scholarship at HHP to help students have a chance at the same experiences. Cutrono plans to build it into an endowment, so it will be self-sustaining. “I want more alumni to realize how easy it is to give back,” she said.

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Outstanding Alumni

David Sobelman

A Gator Gives Back

David Sobelman’s time at HHP was one of the most influential periods of his life. Sobelman’s affinity for UF led his family’s foundation to establish the Sobelman-Wellspring Foundation Award, which recognizes a current UF student who has made substantial and outstanding contributions toward fostering diversity, inclusion and intercultural engagement both on campus and in the Gainesville community.

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Outstanding Alumni

Andrew Walker

Challenging Society's Perception of Age

Andrew Walker, BSHSE '81, is the health and wellness director of the National Senior Games Association (NSGA). He enjoys traveling and working with seniors at the games and engaging with people in the community. Walker ran track at UF and loves watching the track events at the games. He has always been interested in health and wellness, so HHP was the natural choice for his college career.

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Outstanding Alumni

Stacy Cutrono

The Road to Wellness

Stacy Cutrono says her experiences at HHP still impact her today and allowed her to realize that health and fitness are for everyone. “UF [and HHP] taught me to dream big. I want to change the way the world views fitness and wellness.” She and her husband have established a scholarship at HHP to help students have a chance at the same experiences. Cutrono plans to build it into an endowment, so it will be self-sustaining. “I want more alumni to realize how easy it is to give back,” she said.

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Outstanding Alumni

Ron Pinnell (BSPE ’73, MHE ’79)

Lifelong educator and onetime UF wrestler Read More


Barrie Pressly (BSESS '89)

Entrepreneur, CEO and Certified Executive Coach Read More


Virginia Ralls (BSR ’08)

Lawyer, community advocate and volunteer leader Read More


Robin “Rob” Ramirez (BSPE ’81)

Educator, administrator, swim and dive coach Read More


Dee Dee Ricks (BSR ’91)

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Alexandra Rodriguez, BSAPK ’19

A UF MPH student in the College of Public Health & Health Professions and Research Assistant for the Center for Arts in Medicine Read More


John Rohan (BSR ’93)

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Janice Scarinci (BSRPT ’91, MSRPT ’94)

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Bob Schalow (BSREC ’94)

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Sarah Schooler (BSHE ’11)

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David Sobelman (BSESS ’96)

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Addison Staples (MSR ’13)

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Sue Stoops (BSHE’68)

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Christian Taylor (BSSPM ‘19)

Two-time Olympic gold medalist and four-time World Champion Read More


Janice Tucker (BSHE ’81)

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Benny Vaughn (BSHSE ’85)

Sports massage visionary and HHP Alumni Hall of Fame inductee Read More


Q&A with Benny Vaughn and Dr. Joan Carroll

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Jennifer M. Waddy (BSAPK '05)

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Andrew Walker (BSHSE '81)

Health and Wellness Director of the National Senior Games Association Read More


Dr. Michael Weber (BSR ’89)

Second-generation Gator, lifelong learner and college dean Read More


Dr. Bradley Williams (BSESS ’99)

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Clint Wynn (BSESS '98)

Third-generation Gator and proud HHP supporter Read More


Jeanie Maynard Gonzalez Wingo (BSR '67)

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