Meet our Ambassadors

Our ambassadors are trained experts in the art of PaddleZlam.  They have devoted their careers to helping others achieve a healthy lifestyle through physical education.  They are the governing body by which all PaddleZlam game play rules and applicable PE standards have been established.
Chicago, IL

Mark Foellmer

  • Wentworth JHS Physical Education – 23 Years.
  • Illinois IAHPERD Middle School teacher of the year 2017-2018.
  • SHAPE Midwest Middle School teacher of the year 2017-2018.
  • SHAPE Midwest District Leadership Council
  • SHAPE PAC Committee
  • SHAPE Concussion Protocol Committee

Chicago, IL

Becky Foellmer

Instructional/Technology Consultant
37 years teaching math, computers, coaching various sports and as an instructional/technology coach.
Becky has been recognized for outstanding contributions by the NCTM, is a GTE GIFT fellow, #physedsummit and National PE Institute presenter and an EdTechTeam guest blogger.

New Jersey, USA

Justin Schleider

Hello my name is Justin Schleider and I am the Physical Education and Health teacher at Springfield Elementary School. I graduated from Rowan University where I attained a degree in Health and Exercise Science. I received my masters degree in physical education as well as educational leadership from Emporia State University.
Physical Education, Health and Technology in Springfield Elementary School.

Minneapolis, MN

Joe McCarthy

Joe McCarthy is an elementary physical education teacher in Farmington, MN
He serves on the Central District Leadership team and the MNSHAPE BOD.
Joe was the 2012 MNSHAPE TOY.

Spearville, KS

April Baugh

April Baugh, an elementary physical education and health teacher at Linn Elementary School, KS. Semifinalist for the 2017 Kansas Teacher of the Year award.
April Baugh is currently on the KAHPERD Executive Board.

Los Angeles, California

Debbie Lopez

Debbie Lopez is an Adapted PE teacher for Direct Ed Educational Solutions across the Greater Los Angeles area. She is also the Cross Country coach at Taft Charter H.S. in Woodland Hills, CA.

Hillsborough, NC

Chris Walker

Born in Bristol, Tennessee, Walker spent a great deal of his time moving around with his military family before ending up at the University of Spartanburg, now known as South Carolina Upstate. In college, he shifted his major many times, beginning with art, then mechanical engineering, to accounting, and finally, physical education. His first job offer after graduation was at Hillsborough Elementary when the the school first became year-round Hillsborough Elementary in 1996, and he has been there ever since – 21 years to be exact.

Flanders, NJ

Gregg L. Montgomery

  • N.J. Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation & Dance-Lifetime Member
  • West Virginia Association for Elementary Physical Education-Lifetime Member
  • NJAHPERD Lake Conference Committee 28 years, Program Chair
  • SHAPE-Society for Health and Physical Education-
  • N.A.M.E.-National Association of Mobile Entertainers
  • New Jersey Education Association

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