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Coach Szymanski has taught physical education since 2003 and brings 20 years of physical education experience to LGE. He has a Bachelor’s degree in physical education and health. He has worked with students in grades kindergarten through high school and believes that physical education is an essential part of a child’s education. Coach Szymanski provides a challenging yet developmentally appropriate physical learning environment striving for motor skill development, physical fitness and cognitive awareness. With a focus on lessons that involve sportsmanship, teamwork, friendly competition, and risk-taking, Coach's goal is to help students grow physically and socially while developing a positive self-image. He also enjoys integrating math, science, reading and other core subjects into his lessons. “By building a positive relationship with my students, I hope that each student will be intrinsically motivated to be healthy and active for the rest of their lives.” He is passionate, constantly striving to look for new ways to improve his teaching, to share his practice, and strengthen the teaching profession. When Coach is not teaching or not on the tennis courts, he enjoys being outdoors, reading, making great coffee, and staying active with his family.