The South Carolina Association for Physical Education and Sport strives to implement and advocate the development of physical education, physical activity and physical fitness through high quality, research-based programs facilitated by competent, educated professionals.  SCAPES delivers these programs equally to all citizens of South Carolina by promoting opportunities for professional development and participation in programs, projects and activities for its members. Programs that aid in the mission of SCAPES include:
  • Annual convention provides opportunities for professional development through varied and innovative sessions featuring nationally recognized presenters
  • Professional Development programs offer a variety of professional growth opportunities
  • Honors for excellence in the teaching of physical education
  • Advocacy Initiatives raise public awareness of the profession and the importance of establishing a healthy lifestyle
  • Events that promote health and fitness
  • Opportunities to develop leadership skills through participation in committee and officer positions
  • Opportunities to network for physical education and sport professionals


2016-17 SCAPES Officers and Chairs

President – Penny Wyatt-

President Elect – Debbie Holcombe-

Past President – Kathy Sullivan-

Treasurer – Gina Hilts-

Parliamentarian – Kym Kirby

VP of PE Division – Cindy Heos-

VP-Elect of PE Division – Melissa Patterson-

K-12 PE Chair – Laura Dickson-

K-12 PE Chair Elect – Mike Lally-

Higher Education Chair – Lori Hicklin-

Higher Education Chair Elect – Kathy Davis-

Adaptive PE Chair – Abigail Whittaker-

Adaptive PE Chair Elect – Nancy Crowe-

VP of Sport/Wellness -  Robin Brannon-

VP of Sport/Wellness Elect-  Adam Mullis-

Youth Sports Chair – Todd Seagle-

Youth Sports Chair Elect –  Merri Martin

General Wellness Chair – Walker Wyatt-

General Wellness Chair Elect – Rose Clawson