Skip to main content

Corey Huck

Experience and Interests

Teaching Experience

  • Professor, UW-Stevens Point (August 2008-present)
  • Adjunct Instructor/Teaching Assistant, Arizona State University (2005-08)
  • Adjunct Instructor, Chandler Gilbert Community College (2007-2008)
  • Adjunct Instructor/Teaching Assistant, University of Minnesota (2003-05)

Research Interests

  • Integration of Grit, Leadership Development, and Organizational Wellness
  • Population Health Strategy and Data Analysis
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Innovation in Promoting and Marketing Wellness

Professional Experience

  • Associate Dean/Department Chair, UW-Stevens Point, School of Health Promotion and Human Development (2017-20)
  • Health report navigator for the UW System Neighborhood Health Partnership Program (2020-present)
  • Academic partner with Marshfield Clinic’s Grant – Community Connection Team (2018-present)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (2008-17)
  • Business and budgetary oversight, CPS Cafe and UWSP Adventure Tours (2017-20)



  • Co-founder and owner of Fusion (2022-present)
  • Wellness Committee Member, Stevens Point Area School District (2018-present)
  • Wellness Committee Member, Pacelli Catholic Schools (2016-present)
  • Wellness Committee Member, Nekoosa School District (2017-present)

Professional Memberships

  • Workshop facilitator, National Wellness Institute (2020-present)
  • Member, Wisconsin Public Health Association (2015-Present)
  • Member, National Strength and Conditioning Association (2008-17)
  • Member, American College of Sports Medicine (2006-17)

Presentations and Publications

  • Huck, C.J. (2015). Effects of Supervised Resistance Training on Fitness and Functional Strength in Patients Succeeding Bariatric Surgery. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29, 3, 589-595.

Fun Facts

Last book you read?

“Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance” by Angela Duckworth

Best advice you ever received?

There are no free lunches

What did you want to be when you were growing up?


Favorite Quote?

We are what we repeatedly do.

One thing about your school that you are most proud of?

Integrating the undergraduate health promotion and wellness major with the health sciences major to establish the new major–health sciences and wellness.

What do you enjoy most about teaching?

Light bulb or “ah ha” moments!

A piece of advice for students in your school?

Find you and be you! This will help you in life and especially in your health-related profession!

Corey Huck
Professor - Health Sciences and Wellness

242A College of Professional Studies


Ph.D. in Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness
Arizona State University, 2008

M.A. in Kinesiology
University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, 2005

B.A. in Pre-medicine, Nutrition Science
Saint John's University, 2003


HPW 102 - Healthy American
HPW 110 - Careers in Health Promotion and Wellness
HPW 445 - The Health Promotion Professional
HPW 450 - Internship in Health Promotion and Wellness
HD 397 - Field Work/Internship
HPW 680 - Exercise Programming for Special Populations
HPW 690 - Contemporary Issues in Health Promotion