Distinguished Alumni Awards

John R. Endwright Alumni Service Award
Tom Templin - 2014

Tom Templin Tom Templin is a two-time graduate of Indiana University with both Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees in Physical Education. He is well known as an author and editor of numerous journal publications, book chapters and books in Physical Education and he has served in leadership roles and has presented numerous national and international papers for various professional organizations including the National Academy of Kinesiology, American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD), the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education (AIESEP).
Dr. Templin is a former President of the National Association for Sport and Physical Education (NASPE). He has received various honors through his career including the 2012 Scholar Award from the Special Interest Group on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education within the American Educational Research Association, as well as the 2008 Curriculum and Instruction Honor Award from the Curriculum and Instruction Academy within NASPE.
He is a past chair of the Department of Kinesiology and past Assistant Vice President for Student Services at Purdue University, where his research focused on the lives and careers of physical education teachers in relation to socialization theory, role theory, affective events theory, burnout and teacher resilience. Templin was most recently named the 2014 C.H. McCloy Lecturer by the Research Council for the Society for Health and Physical Educators (formerly AAHPERD) for his outstanding work.