Departments & Staff

Physical Education

Physical Education Department

Mission Statement
The mission of the Health Education Department at Xavier College Preparatory is to help students develop physically, mentally, socially, emotionally, and spiritually. We are striving for the union of body and mind with our emphasis on fitness for life.

Meet Our Department

Susan Contreras 
Physical Education Department Chair
Shaun Fitzgerald 
Kristen Jones, M.Ed. '07 
Freshwoman Physical Education 
Fitness for Life

David Van Sickle 
Weight Training 

Barbara Chura, M.S.A. 
Freshwoman Physical Education 
Weight Traning 
Jennifer Gillom 
Physical Education 
Advanced Physical Education - Basketball

Vanessa Running, '89
Public Relations 
Fitness of Mind and Body 
Student Ambassadors Club Moderator 

Laurie White, MS, ATC, AT 
Head Athletic Trainer
Sports Medicine 
Advanced Sports Medicine 

Xavier College Preparatory

4710 North Fifth Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85012
P. (602) 277-3772
F. (602) 279-1346

National Blue Ribbon Recipient



Western Catholic Educational Association