Buckley, Paul - Physical Education

Welcome to Physical Education 
 Paul Buckley

Welcome to Glen Arden Elementary Physical Education

My name is Mr. Buckley and I am excited to work with the students at Glen Arden Elementary school this upcoming year.


Who is Mr. Buckley:

Family: I have a beautiful wife and 3 children ( Tyson, Crenton, and Mary)

Education: North Buncombe High graduate 2001 and Mars Hill University graduate 2006  

Previous School: Physical Education Teacher at Weaverville Elementary and Weaverville Primary (10 Years)

Hobbies: Family time, playing with my kids, church, playing soccer, running

Favorite Teams: North Carolina Tarheels, Las Vegas Raiders

Fun Fact: I played professional soccer from 2006 – 2008 ( West Virginia Chaos, New Orleans Jesters and Performance Fc)

Celebrations: Completed my first marathon on October 28th 2017

WIG ( Wildly Important Goal) - Qualify for the the Boston Marathon  

Objective: My goal is to maximize the entire 45 min class period by teaching students how to master movement skills,  teach strategies that will promote a healthy lifestyle and focus on positive character traits. The most important factor in PE class is to HAVE FUN!


Expectations for students:

  • # 1 objective is to HAVE FUN
  • students are encouraged to have a positive attitude and work cooperatively with teammates
  • students are expected to try their best during Physical Education classes even when learning a new skill


Homework for students:

  • Play outside everyday
  • Get involved in some physical activity outside of school: soccer, basketball, football, baseball, tennis, ultimate frisbee, swimming, running, bicycling , dance, gymnastics, karate, cheerleading,