Dr. Valerie Gin is a Professor of Kinesiology at Gordon College. She is the Chair of the Department of Recreation, Sport and Wellness. She is a former coach and still has a deep love and research interest in sport. Her most recent book is When Girls Become Lions. She is also the founding co-Chair of the Sports and Christianity Group, which wrote the “Declaration on Sport and Christian Life.” Dr. Gin is a two-time recipient of Gordon College’s Distinguished Faculty Award.