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Bernadette Twardy: Faculty and Staff

Student Testimonial: Emily Youngman

Whether it is the quality of academic programming, the beauty of our campus and setting, or the unparalleled value we afford students and families, Flagler College has been recognized as among the best in the nation.
Bernadette M. Twardy
Professor, Department Chair


Sports Management

Research, Professional and Creative Activity:

  • Published in Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (journal) and Studying the Teaching in Physical Education (book)
  • Presented multiple papers and abstracts at academic conferences in seminars
  • North American Society for SportManagement
  • United States Golf Association
  • United States Golf Teachers Federation

Board Member, First Tee of St. Johns County, 2001-2008


Professional Profile:

Professor Twardy earned her Ph.D. from Florida State University and her M.Ed. and B.S. degrees from University of Montevallo. She specializes in physical education with a focus on curriculum, supervision and teacher behavior. In addition to her teaching and administrative duties with the College, she has also served as Flagler’s women’s basketball coach and men’s golf coach.

Teaching and Related Service:

Department Chair since 1995

Courses taught:

  • Introduction to Sport Management
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Administration of Sport
  • Governance of Sport
  • Junior and Senior Seminar
  • Sport Law
  • Event Management
  • Facility Management

Previously taught at:

  • Florida State University
  • George C. Wallace State Community College
  • Selma Public Schools

Former Flagler women’s basketball coach

Former Flagler men’s basketball coach