A caring and dynamic faculty provides direction for the department’s programs. The staff brings a wide background of training, educational and practical experience, and demonstrated competence in many areas which contribute to student’s professional growth. Concern for each student’s professional preparation is the principal focus of the faculty. In addition to a wide range of academic and professional experience, faculty members participate in research, workshops, seminars, and keep up-to-date with their ever changing fields.

Arlan Hofland Arlan L Hofland
Chair of the Department of Health and Physical Education
Assistant Professor of Health & Physical Education
Football Defensive Coordinator
Office: Wienbergen Hall 03
Phone: (701) 483-2579, (701) 483-0265
Email: Arlan.Hofland@dickinsonstate.edu 
University of North Dakota, M.Ed.
Dickinson State University, B.S.




Hank Biesot Henry A Biesiot
Associate Professor of Health and Physical Education
Head Football Coach
Office: Wienbergen Hall 06
Phone: (701) 483-2735
Email: Henry.Biesiot@dickinsonstate.edu
University of North Dakota, M.S.
Mayville State University, B.S.




Tim Kreidt Tim Kreidt
Head Athletic Trainer, Adjunct Instructor of Physical Education
Office of Intercollegiate Athletics
Department of Health and Physical Education
Office: Wienbergen Hall, Athletic Training Room
Phone: (701) 483-2184
Email: Timothy.Kreidt@dickinsonstate.edu
St Cloud State University, M.S.
University of North Dakota, Athletic Training, B.S




Pete Leno Peter J Leno
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
Director, Ben C. Frank Human Performance Center
Office: Wienbergen Hall 04
Phone: (701) 483-2719, (701) 225-9322
Email: Peter.Leno@dickinsonstate.edu   
North Dakota State University, M.S.
Valley City State College, B.A., B.S.




david moody David Moody
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
Office: Weinbergen Hall 05
Phone: (701) 483-2120
Email: David.Moody@dickinsonstate.edu
Eastern Kentucky University, M.S.
University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, B.S.





O'Donnell, Thadd Thadd O'Donnell
Assistant Professor of Health and Physical Education
Head Wrestling Coach
Assistant Cross Country Coach
Office: Wienbergen Hall 07
Phone: (701) 483-2568
Email: Thadd.Odonnel@dickinsonstate.edu
Northern State University, M.A.
Dickinson State University, B.S.




Ty Orton Ty Orton
Head Men's Basketball Coach
Blue Hawk Booster Membership Coordinator
Instructor of Health And Physical Education
Department of Physical Education
Office: Wienbergen Hall 11
Phone: (701) 483-2473
Email: Ty.Orton@dickinsonstate.edu
Adams State University, M.S.
Rocky Mountain College, B.A.




Stanton, Pete Pete Stanton
Instructor of Health and Physical Education
Track and Field Coach, Assistant Football Coach
Office: Wienbergen Hall 02
Phone: (701) 483-2037
Email: P.Stanton@dickinsonstate.edu
Montana State University, M.ED
Dickinson State University, B.S;




Jason Watson Jason Watson
Instructor of Health & Physical Education
Head Baseball Coach, Asst Football Coach
Office: Wienbergen #8 B
Phone: (701) 483-2716
Email: Jason.Watson@dickinsonstate.edu
University of Wisconsin, Platteville, B.S., MED