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Faculty and Staff


Kevin Dees

Division Chair, Life Sciences Division
Interim Department Head
Science 228A
Wharton County Junior College
911 Boling Highway
Wharton, TX  77488
Ph: (979) 532-6460
Fax: (979) 532-6582
Email:  kevind@wcjc.edu

Gene Bahnsen

Athletic Director and Kinesiology Instructor
Office: Wharton campus, Gym-220
Phone: (979) 532-6369
Email: geneb@wcjc.edu 

Mr. Bahnsen received his B.S. in Physical Education Degree in 1955 and his Masters Degree in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation in 1956 from North Texas State University.  After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he began teaching and coaching at W.C.J.C. in 1959.  He currently teaches Activity Kinesiology classes.

Keith Case

Head Baseball Coach and Kinesiology Instructor
Office: Wharton campus, Gym-304
Phone: (979) 532-6480
Email: casek@wcjc.edu

Keith Case obtained his Bachelor's degree in Physical Education with a minor in Mathematics from Mississippi State University.  He obtained his Master's Degree in Education with an emphasis in Mathematics and Kinesiology from William Carey College.  Coach Case was previously at Copiah-Lincoln Community College in Wesson, MS for 21 years before joining WCJC in 2013 as the head baseball coach.  He teaches Personal/Community Health and First Aid


Peggy Fitt

Kinesiology Instructor
Office: Sugar Land campus, Room 153
Phone: 281-243-8570
Email: peggyf@wcjc.edu

Peggy Fitt has a M.A. degree in Physical Education from the University of Northern Colorado. She has been a Kinesiology Instructor for WCJC since 1998. Currently, she is teaching Foundations of Kinesiology, Drug Use/Abuse, First Aid and Health. Also, she has taught activity classes including Aerobics and Weightlifting.

Brianna Florus

Kinesiology Instructor/Volleyball Coach
Office: Wharton campus, Gym-206
Phone: (979) 532-6371
Email: florusb@wcjc.edu

Brianna Florus obtained her B.A. degree in Psychology with a minor in Exercise Sport Science at Texas Tech University in 2006. She attended and played volleyball at Blinn College in Brenham before transferring to Texas Tech University on a full volleyball scholarship. She previously coached summer camps at Texas Tech University and served as a head volleyball coach for Lubbock Volleyball Club before being hired as WCJC’s head volleyball coach in 2007. In 2009 she was selected as Coach of the Year for Region XIV, District M. Coach Florus is also an instructor teaching Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness and Weightlifting.

Part time Instructors

Stacie Ringleb-Krutilek

Part time Kinesiology Instructor
Email: krutileks@wcjc.edu 

Ms. Krutilek received her Bachelor's Degree in Sports Science from Upper Iowa University in 1996.  She obtained her Master's Degree in Kinesiology from Sam Houston State University in 2001.  Ms. Krutilek joined WCJC in the Spring 2017.  She currently teaches Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness at the Sugar Land campus.

Trey Porras

Assistant Baseball Coach and Part Time Kinesiology Instructor
e-mail: porrast@wcjc.edu


Brent Schmidt

Part time Kinesiology Instructor
Email:  schmidtb@wcjc.edu

Mr. Schmidt received his Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education from Winona State University in 2003.  He obtained his Master's Degree in Physical Education from the University of Houston in 2012. Mr. Schmidt joined WCJC in the fall of 2016.  He currently teaches Introduction to Physical Fitness and Wellness at the Sugar Land campus.






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