Faculty Profile:
Dr. Nancy Detwiler

Chair, Exercise and Sport Sciences (department chair)
Exercise and Sport Sciences Department
Athletic Director
ENC Athletics Department

Dr. Nancy Detwiler

Contact Information

phone: 617-745-3638
campus phone: 3638

Biographical Notes

  • Dr. Detwiler has been teaching at ENC since 1960 and has coached since the mid-50s. Currently, she is the chair of the Exercise and Sport Sciences Department and is the athletic director at ENC. In 1991, she was inducted into the NAIA (National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics) for outstanding achievements in volleyball coaching. Her published papers, one of which was presented to the Seoul Olympic Scientific Congress, are focused on teacher behaviors and emotional involvement. Dr. Detwiler notes that, "involvement has been significantly related to achievement in the teaching-learning process." She lives with her husband in Quincy and has two grown children.


  •  Ed.D., Human Movement, Boston University
  •  M.Ed., Physical Education, Boston University
  •  B.S., Eastern Nazarene College
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