Jan Duquette has been a faculty member at Saddleback College since 1977. She received her M.A. from San Diego State University and B.A. from Arizona State University. Currently Jan is Academic Chair for Kinesiology. She is author of two textbooks, "Assessing Your Fitness", and "Got an Hour? Take a Hike!", and teaches a variety of fitness classes at Saddleback. Classes include Aerobic Dance/Step Training, Cross Training/Core Training, Muscle Toning for Women, Weight Lifting, Introduction to Mat Pilates, Walking for Fitness, Trail Hiking, and Fitness Assessment. Jan has her own walking and hiking business: takeahikeoc.com She does walking trails on Tuesday evenings 6:00-7:00 PM, and long hiking trails once on month on Saturdays:)
Jan trains quarter horses, and competes in the WPRA (Women's Professional Rodeo Association), barrel racing, on most weekends.