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educator , historian

Albert Bruce Frederick, American Historian, educator. Recipient McCloy Research award Gymnastic Coaches Association, 1973, Research award National Association Collegiate Gymnastic Coaches, 1983; named to GymnasticsHall of Fame, 1990. With United States Navy, 1947-1960. Member AAHPERD (emeritus), Sport Psychology Academy, Delaware Association Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (president, Honor award 1965), Lions, Phi DeltaKappa.

Background

Frederick, Albert Bruce was born on June 8, 1930 in Norristown, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Miles L. and Mary E. (Kready) Frederick.

Education

Bachelor of Science, West Chester (Pennsylvania) State Teachers College, 1952; Master of Education, Temple University, 1961; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1974.

Career

Teacher, Delaware Public Schools, 1952-1966; associate professor physical education, University of Wisconsin Superior, 1966-1976; professor, State University of New York, Brockport, 1976-1984; professor, United States Sports Academy, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, 1984-1987; curator, International Gymnastics Hall of Fame, Oceanside, California, 1987-1997; educational consultant, Midatlantic American Automobile Association, Philadelphia, since 1988. Founder American Association Advancement Tension Control, Minneapolis, 1971. Honorary mem.Del. Soccer Officials, Wilmington, Delaware, 1989.

Membership

With United States Navy, 1947-1960. Member Alliance for Health (emeritus), Sport Psychology Academy, Delaware Association Health, Physical Education, and Recreation (president, Honor award 1965), Lions, Phi Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sport history, rotoscopic drawing, gymnastic genealogy.

Connections

Married Norma S. Nai, April 4, 1953. Children: Carl, Paula, Neil, Adam.

father:
Miles L. Frederick

mother:
Mary E. (Kready) Frederick

spouse:
Norma S. Nai

children:
Adam Frederick

Paula Frederick

Carl Frederick

Neil Frederick