Department of Physical Education

The Department of Physical Education promotes holistic health to ensure cadets are physically fit and mentally tough leaders of character.

Department of Physical Education

The Department of Physical Education promotes holistic health to ensure cadets are physically fit and mentally tough leaders of character.

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About Us

The mission of the Department of Physical Education is to educate, train, and inspire the Corps by challenging each cadet in activities that promote holistic health and optimal physical performance, commissioning physically fit and mentally tough leaders of character. We strive to cultivate a culture of physical fitness excellence while ensuring each cadet is challenged to become a leader of character.

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Major

The department offers an academic major that entails the scientific study of human movement and is generally divided into the physiological, psychological, and mechanical aspects of movement.

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Cadet Engagement

The Department of Physical Education works with Army agencies and civilian institutions to develop summer educational and training experiences for Kinesiology majors.

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Clubs & Programs

The department supports the numerous clubs and athletic programs that support cadets' physical development

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Contact Us

Department of Physical Education
Arvin Cadet Physical Development Center
727 Brewerton Rd
West Point, NY 10996

Prospective Staff & Faculty

In the Department of Physical Education (DPE), we have an outstanding mix of rotating military officers and permanent civilian faculty with a variety of backgrounds and are proven leaders of operational units who are dedicated to careers in the U.S. Army. We are looking for instructors to develop warrior leaders of character who are physically fit and mentally tough by engaging cadets in activities that promote and enhance physical excellence. 

Please email our hiring team to inquire about any potential searches or positions.