Dr. Edgar Reed
Edgar Reed, assistant professor of fitness and sport sciences, is a native west Texan born in Midland. He attended Angelo State University where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in kinesiology in 2001 and a Master of Science in Kinesiology in 2003.
He served as a student athletic trainer during his undergraduate campaign and received a graduate assistantship spot with the campus recreation department while completing his master’s degree. As a senior and a graduate he also served the kinesiology department as an adjunct professor for several classes.
After completing his master’s degree at Angelo State, he was the director of campus recreation and taught in the physical education department at McMurry University in Abilene from 2003 to 2004.
He then moved to Commerce, Texas, to work for the recreation department of Texas A&M University-Commerce. He began work on his Doctorate in Education in secondary and higher education administration while in Commerce. His current anticipated graduation date is May 2013.
Reed’s hobbies include racquetball, golf, fishing, and hunting. He has a passion for officiating, currently working college football and softball at the division one level. He officiates games for the Big XII, SEC, Conference USA, Southland, Sun Belt, American Southwest Conference, and The Lone Star Conference.
He also supports and volunteers for the American Red Cross, Special Olympics, and HEROS programs as well as Texas Parks & Wildlife Department and Hunter Education in the Big Country area.