Christine Hopple , Ph.D

Associate Professor
(585) 395-5075
Office: Tuttle North B327


Christine Hopple came to SUNY Brockport in 2013. She first taught elementary Physical Education at College Park Primary (K-2) School (Marion County/Ocala, Florida), a designated FL Dept. of Education Model School, for four years; she also taught elementary Physical Education to students in grades Pre K-5 in Roanoke City (VA) for four years. Christine previously has served as a Curriculum Development Specialist for Elementary Physical Education resources and conferences at Human Kinetics Publishers and taught at Ithaca College and Pennsylvania State University.


  • PhD University of Maryland-College Park (2015)
  • M.S. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (1993)
  • B.S. The Florida State University (1984)

Areas of Specialty

  • Elementary Physical Education Pedagogy
  • Alternative Assessment in Physical Education

Research Interests

  • Qualitative Understanding of Children’s Perceptions of Learning and Participation in Physical Education and Physical Activity