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Welcome to Mr. Koontz's Health and Physical Education Classroom Website!

Welcome back Dolphins to the 2023/24 school year!

****************Attention Parents*******************



Please take the opportunity to read through my links regarding information that pertains to student expectations for Phys. Ed. and Health class.


Thank you for visiting my website!  I am looking forward to another exciting and productive year!  This page will allow me to communicate with both my students and their parents/guardians, so please check back frequently for updated information about what we are working on in my classes.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at [email protected].

Remember respect and sportsmanship go hand in hand.

What Is Sportsmanship?

Sportsmanship is defined as:

  • playing fair
  • following the rules of the game
  • respecting the judgment
  • treating opponents with respect

Some people define good sportsmanship as the "golden rule" — in other words, treating the people you play with and against as you'd like to be treated yourself. You demonstrate good sportsmanship when you show respect for yourself, your teammates, and your opponents, and for the coaches.

But sportsmanship isn't just reserved for the people on the field. Everyone needs to be aware of how they behave. Sportsmanship is a style and an attitude, and it can have a positive influence on everyone around you.  (Definition used from