Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Exercise and Sport Psychology

This award recognizes a sport psychologist or training program that over time has consistently provided significant contributions to education and training in Exercise and Sport Psychology.

Deadline:

Sponsor: Division 47

Description

Alternatively, the award may recognize a sport psychologist or training program that has made a single major contribution to the field. The Awards Committee will consider a wide range of individuals/programs with differing accomplishments including those who make traditional contributions, provide innovations or who are involved in developmental phases of programs that influence education and training.

Eligibility
  • Influence on educating and training students.

  • Important research on education or training.

  • Development of effective materials for instruction.

  • Establishment of workshops, conferences, or networks of communication for education and training.

  • Achievement and leadership in administration that facilitate education and training.

  • Activity in professional organizations that promote excellence.

How to Apply

To be considered for the award, the individual must:

  • Be a current member of Div. 47.

  • Include a letter of nomination outlining specific and consistently excellent contributions.

  • Include a current vita.

  • Include the names, addresses, emails and phone numbers of three sport psychologists familiar with the nominee’s work.

This must be sent to past president who chairs the Awards Committee. All nominations must be received by Dec. 31 of the year before the award is presented.

Past Recipients

2013

Sport and Exercise Psychology Program at West Virginia University

2009

Edward Etzel, EdD

2005

Michael Sachs, PhD

2001

Dan Gould, PhD