Nhu Nguyen


Athletics/Sports, Children/Youth Issues, Exercise Science, Health and Wellness, Physical Fitness, Teacher Education


Physical Fitness

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Professor

Department: Teacher Education

Email: nnguye57@msudenver.edu

Office Phone: 303-615-0936

Interviewed by: 9NEWS, The Denver Post, USA Wrestling


Nhu Nguyen, Ph.D. is a physical education professor in the School of Education at Metropolitan State University of Denver. She is an avid outdoors enthusiast, mother and teacher, and developed a progressive secondary methods course that became a part of required course curriculum for a K-12 physical education program. The program includes activities such as skateboarding, takraw, rugby, tchoukball and speedball.

When she isn’t teaching and advising her students, she can be seen coaching USA junior national volleyball, or playing the game herself.