Meet Our Team

Vickie Byler, Ed.D.

Professor, Chair of Health & Physical Education

Department: Health & Physical Education

Office Location: Lancaster

Vickie received her B.S. degree in Health and Physical Education from The King’s College, her Master in Sport Science in Sport Management and her doctorate in Sport Management from the United States Sports Academy.

Vickie is passionate about education and has served students in many ways throughout her career. She began as a teacher and coach at the K-12 level in 1981. In 1990, she moved to higher education in the role of teaching, athletic administration and coaching. Vickie joined the LBC staff in 1994. In the years that followed, she began both the Health and Physical Education and Sports Ministry/Management programs. In 2005, her focused turned to the raising of her three sons. She continued as an adjunct faculty member until she returned to LBC as a full time professor in 2016. In 2020, she assumed the role of Chair of the Health and Physical Education department.

In her spare time, Vickie enjoys time with her family and friends, being outdoors, and a variety of recreational activities. Vickie also has a passion for families affected by disability and has served as a volunteer and staff person for Joni and Friends ministry in central Pennsylvania. She feels this experience has made her a better teacher and has broadened her view of God’s love poured out in the uniqueness of each individual being He has created. Other memorable experiences for Vickie have been her leadership roles in Church Sports Recreation Ministers (CRSM) and serving as the first female President of the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA).

Education:

Ed.D., Sports Management, United States Sports Academy, Daphne, AL
M.S.S., Sports Management, United States Sports Academy, Daphne, AL
B.S., Physical Education, The King’s College, New York City, NY

Advice:

“If we truly believe we are fearfully and wonderfully made, we will look to God for our validation and not be pulled off course by the changing standards of the world.” — Dr. Byler