Karen Lynch

Karen Lynch, graduate of Texas Christian University, has taught high school health and physical education in Metro Atlanta for thirty-three years. She has served as a Teacher Support Specialist, mentoring student teachers from surrounding colleges and universities. In addition to coaching Varsity Volleyball, Gymnastics, and Cheerleading, Coach Lynch served as a high school Athletic Director and Health/PE Department Chair until her retirement. She has been recognized for her innovative work in health and physical education with Teacher of the Year awards from Fulton County Schools, GAHPERD, and SAHPERD. Recently involved in contract writing and workshop presentations for the Georgia Department of Education Division of Health and Physical Education, she continues to promote youth physical fitness and health education through teacher training. Karen lives in Atlanta with her husband Michael and enjoys relaxation time through reading, travel, sports, and exercise.