To further improve the Physical Education courses of the Holy Name University, the Vice President for Academic Affairs, Fr. Romeo P. Bancale, SVD, appointed Mr. Edsel Barnette Tatad as Chair of the Physical Education Department. Mr. Tatad's appointment came after the COED Dean, Dr. Guadalupe Saturinas, and the Academic Chair, Dr. Roque Bongcac, had endorsed him for the newly created academic position. The new P.E. chair supervises the physical education courses and other related activities of the whole university.
It can be recalled that Mr. Tatad is an alumnus of HNU where he earned his Bachelor in Elementary Education. He finished his Master of Arts in Physical Education at the Southwestern University in 2006. Aside from his office work, Mr. Tatad also teaches physical education subjects.