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Mark Foellmer

SHAPE Midwest District Director
Plainfield, IL
Mark received his Bachelors in Physical Education from Eastern Illinois University and his Masters Degree in Sport Management from Western Illinois University. During the 1980's he served as the Sports Director for the Prairie State Games - the USOC's grass roots Olympic effort. Most recently, he has been a middle school Physical Education teacher and coach at Wentworth JHS in Calumet City for over 20 years. He is an active member of the Northeastern District of IAHPERD, IAHPERD and the Midwest District of SHAPEAmerica.
Mark is currently serving many committee and leadership roles, including as the current IAHPERD President-Elect and as a delegate to SHAPE America and a member of the SHAPE America PA Council.
He has presented at numerous state conventions and conferences, National PE Instiitute, PhysEdSummit and SHAPEAmerica national conventions. Mark is also a trainer of Physical Education teachers through the Illinois Department of Health Initiative, Pump Up PE. Additionally, he has written a number of articles that have appeared in several Physical Education publications and is a co-author (with Becky) of several Breakout EDU challenges. Mark was recently named the Middle School Physical Education Teacher of the Year for the state of Illinois and for the Midwest District of SHAPE America.