Kinesiology Professor Dr. Wade Gilbert has joined Human Kinetics as an advisor and representative, with a focus in the area of coach education. Human Kinetics, based in Champaign, IL, is a worldwide leader in providing quality informational and educational products in physical activity, health, sport, and sport science.

In his role, Gilbert will work with Human Kinetics vice president and coach education director Ted Miller, in meeting the goal of providing real-time, needs-based coach education both in the United States and internationally.

“I am honored and excited to have this opportunity to collaborate with the Human Kinetics team,” said Gilbert. “HK, with its decades of experience, strategic partners, and comprehensive library of sport science and coaching resources, is uniquely positioned to create the world’s foremost coach education gateway.”

Dr. Gilbert, an award-winning professor in his field, has more than 20 years of experience as a coach educator and advisor for organizations that include school districts, collegiate teams, Olympic organizations and the United Nations – making him the ideal candidate to act as advisor

“Wade is one of the world’s most highly respected experts in coaching and coach education, and Human Kinetics is very pleased to expand his association with the company in this way,” said Miller.

Using his expertise as a widely-published author, Gilbert will also provide articles for blogs, websites, and e-newsletters and conduct webinars on a variety of coaching issues. Gilbert is currently the editor of the Human Kinetics’ International Sport Coaching Journal, and will continue in this role.

For more information, please contact Dr. Wade Gilbert at 559.278.5170 or