Dr. Douglas Wohlstein
Co-Department Chair, Assistant Professor

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 434-791-5759
Office: Grant 104


Doctor of Health Science, Radford University, Radford, VA

Master of Science, Educational Leadership, Nova Southeastern University, Orlando, FL

Bachelor of Arts, Physical Education, The University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

  • Certified Teacher: State of Virginia in PE K-12, Education Leadership All Levels
  • Certified Personal Trainer (ACE)
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid Certification
  • Certified Volleyball Conditioning Specialist
  • Coaches Advancement Program (CAP) Volleyball Coach Certification
  • CrossFit Level 1 Certificate


With 17 years as a Physical Educator in public schools, teaching grades PK-12, and 32 years of coaching experience, my expertise lies in Health, Physical Education, Coaching, Coaching Education, and Strength and Conditioning. I have coached sports including Volleyball, Soccer, Cross Country, and Track and Field, spanning levels from middle school to college. My comprehensive background in both education and coaching has equipped me with a deep understanding and proficiency in fostering physical fitness and sportsmanship across various age groups and competitive levels.


Dissertation: A Recruitment Profile of Student–Athletes at a Division III Institution in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Thomas Underwood
Assistant Professor

Email- [email protected]
Phone- 434-791-7270
Office: Grant Center 108



Master of Business Administration, Averett University

Bachelors of Science, Sports Medicine, Averett University


  • 2020 Averett’s Staff Member of the Year
  • 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award from Averett’s chapter of the National Society of Leadership and Success