Health, Kinesiology, Athletics and Performing Arts

The Division of Health, Kinesiology, Athletics and Performing Arts, and Off-Campus Programs provide quality instruction at Ventura College as well as at other locations in the county.  We invite you to explore our departments below and to contact us if you have questions about our academic departments and programs.


Photo of Tim HarrisonDean
Tim Harrison
Phone:  (805) 289-6121
Office: AEC- 212 
Ventura College Athletic Event Center

Bio: Dr. Tim Harrison began his role as our Dean for Athletics, Health, Kinesiology, and Off Campus Programs in November, 2008 with a recent addition of the Performing Arts Department in 2016.  Dr. Harrison in the past has served as the Interim Vice President for Business and Administrative Services at Ventura College, as an Athletic Director at Oxnard College, as Director of Admissions at CSU – Maritime, and 15 years of teaching and coaching at various institutions.  Dr. Harrison is a former community college student as well as a graduate of California Lutheran University (Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership), Saint Mary’s College (MA in Health, PE, and Recreation) and UC Santa Barbara (BA in Psychology).

Administrative Assistant (Health, Kinesiology & Athletics)
Nora Escobedo
Phone: (805) 289-6120
Office: AEC-212 
Ventura College Athletic Event Center

Clerical Assistant
Kathleen Gilligan
Phone: (805) 289-6117
Office: AEC-129 
Ventura College Athletic Event Center

Administrative Assistant (Performing Arts)
Natawni Pringle
Phone: (805) 289-6040
Office: PAC-143

Off Campus Location: VC Santa Paula Site
Administrative Assistant
Sabrina Canola
Phone:  (805) 289-6585

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