Jeff Zownir Department Head - Physical Health Education
Jeff Zownir is from Toronto, Canada. He completed his BPHE at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, and his BEd and MEd at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. He brings 25 years of high school teaching experience in Toronto, along with over 23 years of International teaching during the summer months. He has taught Basketball and Baseball to fellow PE teachers in Austria, Hungary, Lithuania, Finland, Estonia, Russia, Taiwan, Italy, and Moldova. He started a basketball camp for children in Budapest, Hungary for 4 years, and has been a guest speaker, camp director and instructor on several occasions in Canada. His high school basketball teams have won 3 Ontario Championships and over 100 tournaments in Canada and the U.S. with many of his players graduating to successfully play University basketball in Canada and the U.S. A few have gone on to play professional basketball as well. As an avid traveller, he has brought more than 600 students to Europe on cultural trips for 23 years. He is excited to join the CISB community and take on a new challenge in Beijing.