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Leadership, Faculty & Staff

Thomas Raunig, Ed.D.

Professor of Health and Physical Education

Thomas Raunig, Ed.D.

Professor of Health and Physical Education
Physical Education
Sports Management

Hometown: Havre, Montana


Ed. D Montana State University 1995

MS University of Montana 1989

BA University of Montana 1982

Courses Taught: I teach HPE, Sports Management, and Exercise Science classes.

Areas of Scholarship: My areas of focus in research and writing are coaching methods, athlete academics, and funding for athletics.

Examples of My Work:

Building Relationships in Sports: One Circle at A Time, July 2021, Sport Coach America.

What Intercollegiate Athletic Coaches Wish Faculty Knew: Implications for Curriculum and Instruction, 2018, Journal of Curriculum and Teaching.

What Intercollegiate Athletic Athletes in the USA Wish Faculty Knew, 2018 Journal of Teaching and Practice.

Campus and Community Involvement: I am the advisor for the UP-Education Club, a member of the TEP Committee, attend and support Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, volunteering for athletic events at the local schools, as well as the Special Olympics.

Advice for Students:

Do not procrastinate on schoolwork

Pay attention to your sleep habits and eat well

Have time to have fun and laugh regularly

What are some of your favorite things to do in Great Falls?

Biking on the river path

Attending Farmers Market

Hobbies: I enjoy going for walks, biking, reading, antiquing, and following sports.