Featured Professor of the Month: Professor Ralph Lycklama

Professor Lycklama is one of our professors at Bristol University. Hewas born in Morristown, New Jersey and moved to Southern California at the age of 5 when his dad accepted a job designing computer software in Santa Monica.

As soon as they got settled into their new life on the west coast, sports dominated his time and efforts.  He ran track and threw the shot put at a very young age. This continued into his high school and college years.  This endeavor grew into competing in the decathlon at Azusa Pacific University.  He was a 3-time All-American in the decathlon and a part of 2 national championship teams. He has a Master's degree in Education and an undergrad degree in Psychology.  

Professor Lycklama has worked in public education for nearly 20 years.  He has been a track coach for more than 20 years as well. He has also owned and operated a photography business for about 12 years, Relyck Photography (relyckphoto.com).

Professor Lycklama is the youngest of five siblings. He is happily married to his wife, Tania, and they have 4 beautiful and smart children.

His hobbies are traveling, photography, reading, fitness, thrift storing with his wife. His favorite movie is "Cinderella Man."  That's one of the best true stories ever told.  Favorite book is really hard to narrow down.  He loves reading almost too much.  His favorite type of books is historical non-fiction. His favorite ice cream is Moose Tracks, but he usually ends up getting a caramel frapp from Starbucks.

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