• Welcome to Mackay Physical Education!




Degrees and Certifications:

Certified in first aid and safety CPR Certified AED Certified Certified in Phys. Ed. and Health (K-12) Will be certified in Special Ed. (June 2018)

Mr. Kougasian

Mr. Kougasian teaches physical education and health at Mackay school. Mr. Kougasian is a former division 1 baseball player who graduated from Hofstra University where he got his Bachelors of Science degree in Education and his minor in Community Health. one of Mr. K's passions is coaching; he currently coaches the Tenafly Varsity baseball team and the Freshman soccer team at the high school. Mr. K likes to stay active in his free time, whether its jogging, softball or a game of flag football.

  • Students K-2 will learn and master:

    • Locomotor movements
    • Playground Safety
    • Balance
    • Personal Space
    • Throwing Mechanics
    • Catching mechanics
    • Various exercises
    • Various stretches
    • The difference between an exercise and a stretch
    • Tag
    • Bullying Prevention
    • Dental Hygiene
    • Nutrition
    • Scooters
    • Frisbee throwing
    • General Hygiene
    • Personal and Social Responsibility
    • Manners
    • Digestive System (2nd grade)


    Students in 3rd-5th grades will learn, practice and be tested on:

    • 4-squares
    • Kickball
    • Soccer
    • Football
    • Bowling
    • Scooters
    • Tag
    • Capture the Flag
    • Frisbee (Golf)
    • Basketball
    • Throwing mechanics
    • Finding their own pace when running the mile
    • Eye-hand coordination
    • Sportsmanship
    • Cooperation
    • Personal Hygiene
    • Puberty (lightly touched upon in 5th grade)