Bruce Ogilvie Award for Professional Practice

This award recognizes outstanding service of a sport psychologist who has provided leadership in changing the profession or conducted applied work that contributes to the development of the profession.


Sponsor: Division 47


This award recognizes outstanding service delivery in either of two areas. The award recognizes the sport psychologist who has:

  • Provided leadership in changing the profession, its public image and its public acceptance.

  • Conducted applied work, including assessment, consultation, instruction and direct or indirect intervention, that contributes to the development of the profession. Significant contributions of work done in professional or public arenas as a sport psychologist at the national, state and local level may be recognized.


To be considered for the award, the individual must be a current member of Div. 47.

How to Apply
  • A letter of nomination outlining specific contributions.

  • A current vita.

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

This must be sent to the 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


Leonard Zaichkowsky, PhD


Rick McGuire, PhD


Shane Murphy, PhD


Kate Hays, PhD

Date created: 2015