Physical Education Teachers
Phone: (214) 865-9131
Degrees and Certifications:
Mr. Steven Nguyen
Steven earned his Bachelors of Science in Kinesiology & Sports Studies from Texas A&M University-Commerce in 2013. Steven is currently pursuing a Masters in Physical Education at The University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Steven is certified EC-12 in both Physical Education and Health Education and has his Special Education Supplemental Certification. Steven also holds the distinction of CrossFit Level 2 Trainer, CrossFit Kids Trainer, Professional Youth Coach Certification from Brand X Method, Precision Nutrition Level 1, and is a USA Weightlifting Club Coach. Steven is currently pursuing the distinctions of becoming a CrossFit Level 3 Trainer and becoming a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist this year.
Steven was a 3-year Varsity Tennis player at Naaman Forest High School. He then went on to play Tennis at a high level in the amateur ranks. Steven then walked on the football team at TAMUC at receiver. After his athletic career he found CrossFit and shortly after that started competing in the sport of Olympic Weightlifting. Steven placed 1st place at the 2017 Copperhead Weightlifting Championships in the 85Kg weight class and continues to compete to this day to qualify and compete at a national level meet.
Prior to coming to North Lake Collegiate Academy, Steven spent 6 years at Richardson Classical Academy where he affiliated the school as a CrossFit Affiliate and CrossFit Kids program. He’s led professional development for 2 years for the physical education coaches at sister schools in the DFW metroplex. He also currently coaches at two CrossFit gyms in the Richardson area and started and coaches a youth athletic development program. Along with being passionate about teaching functional movement and teaching health and wellness, Steven serves as a 2Lt Chaplain Candidate in the United States Air Force Reserve.