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Dr. Chad Payn

Chair, Division of Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation
Assistant Professor, Exercise Science, Sports and Recreation
Director, NSRMC

Office Location Noble Complex, 113
Phone (Office) 405.585.5373
OBU Mailbox # 61171
Email chad.payn@okbu.edu

Biography

Dr. Payn is the Assistant Professor of Sports and Recreation in the Health and Human Performance Division. He joined the OBU faculty in 2016 after serving as a sports minister for over 15 years in churches in Houston, Dallas, Southeast Georgia, and Oklahoma. His passion is using sports and recreation as a tool to build Gospel centered relationships between the church and communities. He has led several international sports ministry trips with churches and as a GO Trip mentor with OBU.

Education

B.A., Oklahoma Baptist University
M.A.C.E., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
E.d.D., United States Sports Academy