Other Faculty and Staff

Cindy Courtney

Cindy Courtney

Instructor of Kinesiology and Aquatics Program Supervisor

Phone: (805) 565-6010
Email: ccourtney@westmont.edu
Office Location: Murchison Complex Office

Office Hours:
By appointment

Specialization:
Aquatics

 

 

 

Education:
B.A., M.A., Physical Education, California State University, Northridge

Personal Information:
Cindy is currently in her 8th year of teaching and supervising the Westmont aquatic programs. Prior to Westmont she taught five years at Pasadena City College and eleven years in the Santa Barbara junior high schools. In college she competed in swimming and diving, field hockey, track and field, tennis, basketball and volleyball. She currently enjoys playing club badminton, running, swimming, hiking, skiing, SCUBA diving and playing the piano. Cindy has two children, Kelly (a Westmont and Azusa Pacific University graduate) and Kim (a Santa Clara University and Mount Saint Mary's University graduate, and currently a physical therapist).

Maury Hayashida

Maury Hayashida

Instructor of Kinesiology

Phone: (805) 565-7223
Email: mhayashida@westmont.edu
Office Location: Murchison Complex Office

Office Hours:
By appointment

Specialization:
Physical Therapy, Motor Behavior, Neurophysiology

 

 

 

Education:
B.A., Westmont College
M.P.T., Western University of Health Sciences
D.P.T., Western University of Health Sciences
O.C.S., Board Certified Specialist, Orthopedics
S.C.S., Board Certified Specialist, Sports
CSCS, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Personal Information:
Maury is a 1995 Westmont alumnus. He is currently in his 9th year teaching as adjunct professor at Westmont teaching motor behavior. His academic emphasis and research is in the neuromechanics of human movement. Maury's clinical specialty is technological analysis, manual therapies, and applied motor control/learning for the optimization of human movement and prevention of injury.

Maury founded the Research Institute of Human Movement (RIHM), a non-profit organization that partners with colleges/universities in forming research teams to produce original manuscripts for publication on human movement topics that relate to quality of life and performance. Maury is also the founder of several other companies withn the movement science industry.

Maury is married to Julie (Westmont class of '96) and they have two children: Caden (14) and Maya (8).

Kathy LeSage

Kathy LeSage

Instructor of Kinesiology
Phone: (805) 565-6120
Email: lesage@westmont.edu
Office Location: Murchison Complex Office

Office Hours:
By appointment

 

 

 

 

Education:
A.A. - Physical Education, Santa Barbara City College
B.A. - Physical Education, Westmont College
Secondary Ed. Teaching Credential, Westmont College
M.A. - Education, Azusa Pacific University

Personal Information:
After graduating from Westmont, Kathy took over as Head Women’s Tennis Coach in 1986. Her 28-year coaching career concluded in 2013 with winning the conference tournament title, the conference season, and chosen Regional Coach of the Year. Now in her 33nd year at Westmont, she has also served as Associate Professor of Kinesiology. Kathy teaches a wide variety of activity classes and enjoys challenging her students with new and different skills, activities and competitions. Kathy was inducted into the inaugural Westmont Warrior Hall of Fame. Married for 39 years to husband Don LeSage, she has one child, Olivia (20 years old). In her spare time Kathy plays beach volleyball and tennis with her family, as well as enjoys hiking and music.

Judy Williams

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Kinesiology Secretary
Phone: (805) 565-7223
Email: juwilliams@westmont.edu
Office Location: Murchison Complex Office

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 a.m.

 

 

 

 

Personal Information
Judy earned her B.A. in Psychology from Bethel College (Arden Hills, MN). She attended Westmont College through the Consortium Program at Bethel and after graduation decided to make Santa Barbara her home. She worked for 15 years in the field of Human Resources. In 2009, she was hired by Westmont and currently holds the position of Department Secretary in both the Kinesiology and Psychology Departments. She is married to Rich ( '81), and they have one daughter.