Biographical Sketch

Ed is a Professor in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and a Licensed Psychologist in the state of West Virginia. Ed completed an American Psychological Association-approved doctoral psychology internship at Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Service in 1988. Since 1990, he has served as a part-time psychologist for the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and is a part-time staff member of the WVU Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services. Ed is involved in the provision of counseling services for personal, career, and sport performance enhancement concerns to WVU students and athletes. He currently serves as Chair of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology’s Ethics Committee.

Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist State of WV
  • Certified Consultant of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Fellow Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Listed on USOC Sport Psychology Registry

Committees and Memberships

  • Association of Applied Sport Psychology
  • American Psychological Association

Educational Background

Ed.D. Counseling Psychology, WVU
M.A. Kinesiology, WVU
B.S. Biology/Secondary Education, Tennessee Technological University

Professional Highlights

  • Certified Consultant of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Fellow Association of Applied Sport Psychology
  • Listed on US Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry
  • Olympic Gold Medalist, Shooting 1984
  • WVU Athletics Sport Hall of Fame

Research Interests

  • Ethics and professional issues in psychology and sport psychology
  • Athlete mental health
  • Addictions
  • Performance psychology