Chip Wilde

Chip Wilde

Asst. Prof of Kinesiology

Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Office: Reagan 201
Phone: (309)467-6371


MS, Teach/Coach, Western Illinois, 1994

BS, PETE, Western Illinois, 1991

Research Interests

Free Throw Shooting and The Alexander Technique

Teaching Interests

I teach in the Physical Education Teacher Education Track & some wellness classes for Gen Ed. Currently I am teaching Organization & Administration of PE, Sport & IMs; First Aid/CPR; Methods of Teaching Elementary Rhythms & Dance; Wellness/Team Activies and Wellness/yoga.

Also, 50% of my teaching load is directing the Men’s Basketball program

Professional Activity

Dance Concert (with Theater Dept)
APE Day (with local schools)
Fitness Fair (with the community)
Raising Fitness Awareness on campus (campus wide)
Summer Youth Basketball Camps (community)
Natl Assoc of Basketball Coaches Professional Development Series (national convention)
NCAA Youth Education through Sports Basketball Clinics (national)


Taught for 20 years & coached for 24 years at the collegiate level. Married to my wife Darby of 19 years & we have a 5 year old daughter named Zoey.