Sheri Barnes serves as the Academic Advisor for the Human Performance Studies Department, assisting Athletic Training, Exercise Science and Physical Education students on their academic and professional journeys. In her private coaching practice, JustWind Coaching for No Regrets, Sheri helps people who have realized how quickly time passes find the energy, mindset and well-being to accomplish what they want to accomplish and live with no regrets. She enjoys writing and is in the process of writing her own nonfiction book. Sheri was asked earlier this year to contribute to an upcoming anthology on cycling and veganism and looks forward to that publication. Sheri is passionate about cycling and has participated in Biking Across Kansas (BAK) for 21 years. She serves as secretary on the BAK Board of Directors. Sheri also became vegetarian in 1982, when she was 12, and has been vegan since 2008. Both cycling and veganism are key aspects of her identity.
Sheri loves to read nonfiction and is grateful for the opportunity to continue to learn throughout life. She has previously taught part time in both the Human Performance Studies Department and the Sociology Department. Sheri is a Shocker through and through, with three degrees from WSU – a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, with a minor in Women’s Studies; a Master of Arts in Sociology and a Master of Education in Exercise Science.