33 Lagrasse St. Waddington, NY 13694·(315)-276-8228·
Michael O’Bryan

Dedicated Physical Education student seeking a position as a physical educator following graduation.  Passionate towards teaching children the benefits of health and fitness.  Focuses on building personal skills while increasing competition as well as motivation.  Maintains an active mind that is open to any ideas.

Work Experience

June ‘08-Present
Town of Waddington Beach
Waddington, NY


§  Monitored patrons in the swimming area in order to ensure safety.
§  Dealt with problems involving unhappy parents and other adults.
§  Assisted with swimming lessons.
§  Maturely provided entertainment by starting fun activities while on my break.
§  Patrolled the beach constantly looking for anything that could be going wrong.
§  Enforced the beach rules consistently and productively even if the patrons did not agree.
§  Judged the sand castle contest.

September ‘08-Present
ASC Dining
Cortland, NY

Neubig Dining Hall Worker

§  Prepared food and cleaned dishes.
§  Illustrated judgment and patience when dealing with rude customers.
§  Overcame difficult and stressful situations when we were busy.
§  Performed efficiently and effectively.

August ‘09-May ‘10
SUNY Cortland Residence Life & Housing
Cortland, NY

Night Clerk

§  Submitted students and their guests into Residence Halls at night.
§  Negotiated problems with students and their Resident Assistants.
§  Questioned any suspicious activities.
§  Coordinated the registering of guests and visitors.
§  Strictly followed the rules to ensure the safety of the residents.

Professional Experience

Volunteer Work

§  Biddy Basketball Assistant Coach and Referee
§  Vacation Bible School: Sports School Leader
§  Basketball Camp Helper
§  Supervise many physical activities, such as basketball, soccer, tag, and hide and go seek for the local children.


§  Physical Education Leadership Award in Spring 2008
§  CPR Certified
§  First Aid Certified
§  Certified Lifeguard

Other Skills

§  Computer Skills
                   Windows, Microsoft Office, Internet
§  Well-Rounded
§  Outgoing and Fun
§  Versatile
§  Competitive and Hard-Working
§  Value respect, honesty, and morality.


Fall 2008-Present
SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY

Bachelor’s Degree in Progress (Physical Education)

§  Dean’s List-Fall ‘08
§  Member of the Men’s Club Basketball team.


References are available on request.