One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville

John McGillivray

John McGillivray, MS

Adjunct Instructor, Professor Emeritus


Professor McGillivray teaches PACL, a variety of physical education activity classes, and major-specific courses such as Motor Learning and Development and Leadership and Ethics in Sport. He also serves as the head women’s soccer coach at Cedarville. He is a member of the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Coaches Association and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., University of Dayton
  • B.S., Cedarville University
  • National Diploma, National Soccer Coaches Association of America


  • Favorite Places to Visit: cities where his grandchildren reside
  • Hobbies: watching sports on television, car repairs, spending time with family, leading MIS teams
  • Unusual Fact: Has a Jesse Owen’s autograph on his contestant’s card from the 1964 Mansfield Relays
  • Why Cedarville: God did a work in my life when I was a student at Cedarville. The opportunity to be used by God to coach and teach where I can have an influence on young people is just an awesome privilege.