Melody Srsic

Associate Professor of Health & Human Performance;
Swim Screen Coordinator
At Berea College since 2003

Contact Information

Seabury Center, 226
CPO 2187
Email: srsicm@berea.edu
Phone: 859-985-3422
Fax: 859-985-3919

Spring 2022

Virtual Office Hours

Mon: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.  1 – 1:45 p.m.
Tues: 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Thur: noon – 12:45 p.m.

Class Schedule

  • HHP 209  (Mon/Wed/Fri: 9:20 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.)
  • HHP280 (Thur: 8:00 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.)
  • HHP 310  (Tue/Thur: 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.)

Degrees

  • B.S., Indiana University of Pennsylvania, 1997
  • M.S., University of Pittsburgh, 2003

Certifications and Credentials

  • American Red Cross Lifeguard Instructor, Water Safety Instructor Trainer
  • AAPAR Adapted Aquatics Instructor; Aquatic Fitness Master Instructor
  • PADI SCUBA Advanced and Rescue Diver
  • KDFWR Boater Education certified

Affiliations

  • Aquatic Exercise Association;
  • American Kinesiology Association;
  • American Whitewater;
  • Bluegrass Wildwater Association;
  • Kentucky Assoc of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance;
  • Kentucky Waterways Alliance;
  • National Drowning Prevention Alliance

Courses

  • Aquatics (ARC WSI, Service-Learning)
  • Motor Behavior Across the Lifespan
  • Adapted Physical Education (Service-Learning)
  • Therapeutic Horsemanship (Service-Learning)
  • Foundations of Physical Education
  • Open Water SCUBA Diver (included international and domestic travel with students)
  • Advanced Swimming/Lifeguard Training (ARC LGT)
  • Comprehensive First Aid
  • Intermediate Swimming and Water Games
  • Survival Swimming
  • Aquatic Arts
  • Introduction to Lifetime Wellness
  • Principles of Wellness
  • Weight Training
  • Weight Management
  • Stress Management
  • Volleyball and Recreation Games
  • Individualized Physical Education
  • Human and Animal Interactions

Special Interests

  • Family, life balance
  • Hiking
  • Trail Riding
  • Camping
  • Lake and river kayaking/boating
  • Making these outdoor adventures accessible to all ages and abilities