Biographical Sketch

Ed Etzel is a professor in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences and a Licensed Psychologist in the state of West Virginia. Etzel completed an American Psychological Association-approved doctoral psychology internship at Duke University’s Counseling and Psychological Service in 1988. He served as a part-time psychologist for the West Virginia University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics from 1990-2017 and as a part-time staff member of the WVU Carruth Center for Psychological and Psychiatric Services. He currently serves as chair of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology's Ethics Committee. 

Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist, State of WV
  • Certified Consultant, 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, 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