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Instructors and Staff

Yavapai College is proud to offer its students the highest quality of professional instructors, both full-time and adjunct, in the Health, Physical Education and Recreation academic division.

Scott Farnsworth, Athletics Division Dean
Prescott: (928) 776-2234; scott.farnsworth@yc.edu

Scott was selected in April 2008 as the Director of Athletics, Health, Physical Education and Recreation. He has 25 years of varied experience in Athletics and HPER. He has been elected twice as Faculty Association President for Yavapai College. He has also served as chairman of Arizona's Athletic Training Regulatory Board, as well as both president and vice president of the Arizona Athletic Trainers Association. Instruction for the Professional Development of Physical Educators He joined the HPER staff at Yavapai College in 1987. He teaches a variety of courses for the department, many of them related to the professional development of physical educators, as well as outdoor recreation.

8 National Championships at Yavapai College

As YC's first full-time athletic trainer, Scott has been instrumental in the success Yavapai College Athletics have had with 8 National Championships in three different sports.

2000 & 2002 Olympics Games

In 2000 Scott participated at the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney as a member of the Medical Staff for the US team. He followed up by serving as a volunteer for the 2002 Winter Olympic games in Salt Lake City.


  • B.S., Brigham Young University - Physical Education
  • M.S., University of Arizona - Exercise and Sport Science

Paula Tomitz, Division Administrative Assistant
Prescott: (928) 776-2238; paula.tomitz@yc.edu

Full-time Instructors

Head Coaches

Adjunct Instructors