Kushubar brings more than 24 years of experience that includes teaching, coaching and sport administration, into the classroom. She provides students with not just a theoretical approach to subjects like sport management, sport administration and sport law but draws on her years of experience as a successful coach and tournament organizer to bring these subjects to life. Students benefit from her practical advice and draw on examples from her own personal experiences. In her introduction to athletic training class, students gain hands-on experience by completing training hours as early as their freshman year. Gerontology students learn from trips to local care facilities and interact with professionals working in the field.
Always a competitor, Kushubar remains active in local golf and tennis organizations. In addition, she models the importance of community service with involvement in The First Tee Foundation, Danville City Schools Health Board and other local charitable and sports organizations. She serves as a consultant to local schools in the development of health/wellness programs for students.
Kushubar holds a bachelor's degree in health/physical education/wellness from Averett and a master's degree in sports medicine from the United States Sports Academy.