B.S., Auburn University; M.Ed., Northeast Louisiana University; Ph.D., University of Arkansas


Trey Hoyt is the Dean of the College of Health Sciences & Human Services and Professor of Kinesiology at Methodist University.  He received his Ph.D. in Kinesiology from the University of Arkansas in 2003. In addition to his 19 years in academia, Dr. Hoyt has five years of clinical experience as an exercise physiologist in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation for two hospital systems.  His research interests are in the area of cardiorespiratory physiology with a specific interest in the effects of cigarette smoking on performance during physical activity. Dr. Hoyt holds professional memberships in the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Southeastern Chapter of ACSM.

Dr. Hoyt thoroughly enjoys being at Methodist University, interacting with colleagues and students. He believes that if we all (faculty, students, and staff) do our best to give good effort, we can continue to make Methodist an institution that positively touches the lives of many.

Dr. Hoyt has been married for 27 years and has four children. In his time away from work, he enjoys spending time with his family, running, playing tennis, and flatwater kayaking.