Carla Nelson

Carla  Nelson
Adjunct Faculty - Health & Physical Education

Office Hours: By appointment.


Albion College: BA

  • Major: Exercise Science/Athletic Training and Physical Education
  • Minor: Health Education
  • Certified Secondary School Teacher State of Michigan

Oakland University: MS

  • Major: Exercise Science

Concordia University Ann Arbor: MS

  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Certified K-12 Administrator Certificate State of Michigan


Secondary School Teacher, Health Education 17 years.

World Instructor Training School (WITS) Personal Training Instructor SE Michigan

Cardiac Rehabilitation, Beaumont Hospital, Troy, MI.
Internship, Beaumont Hospital. Prescribed exercise plans, facilitated patient clinical education classes, conducted patient assessments, performed stress testing, echocardiograms, and group exercise classes.

National Youth Sports Program (NCAA), Albion College, Albion, MI.
Assistant Program Director for a summer camp sponsored by the NCAA for at risk communities. Worked to fundraise, develop, create, and implement the first ever NYSP camp offered through Albion College. Responsible for data entry, participant and staff records, daily/weekly/monthly reports, camp site operations, communications, and fully supported the director.

William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine, Detroit, MI.
Internship. Responsible for personal training, fitness assessing, and assisting in the development of an educational curriculum for the Henry Ford Hospital College of Managed Care.

All MIAA Conference Volleyball Player NCAA Div 3
Outstanding Female Physical Education Student Scholarship – Albion College

Courses Taught

  • Dynamics of Personal Health
  • Exercise Physiology