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. 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.
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 Division 47
A letter of nomination outlining specific and consistently excellent contributions,
a current vita, and
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 December 31st of the year before the award is presented.
2013: Sport and Exercise Psychology Program at West Virginia University
2009: Edward Etzel, EdD
2005: Michael Sachs, PhD
2001: Dan Gould, PhD