Portrait of Johannes Raabe

Johannes Raabe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: johannes.raabe@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: 304-293-7062
Office Location: PAS-E 205
Office Hours: Tuesday 3:30pm-4:30pm, Thursday 10:00am-12:00pm, & Friday 1:00pm-2:00pm
Zoom Address: Johannes Raabe on Zoom
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Professional Highlights

  • Certified Mental Performance Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Coach education for German soccer (Deutscher Fußball-Bund) and gymnastics (Badischer Turner-Bund) federations
  • 2021 Young Investigator Award by National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior, University of Tennessee
  • M.S., Kinesiology and Health, University of Wyoming
  • B.A., Sport Science, Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz

Certifications

  • Certified Mental Performance Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology

Committees and Memberships

  • Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Sportpsychologie in Deutschland [German Society for Sport Psychology]
  • CPASS Graduate Council
  • European Federation of Sport Psychology
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Office of Undergraduate Research Advisory Council
  • Society of Health and Physical Educators
  • United States Center for Coaching Excellence
  • WVU Office of Graduate Education and Life Scholarship and Fellowship Committee
  • Sport Psychology Registry, United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee

Research Interests

  • Antecedents, mediators and outcomes of motivation in sport
  • Coach-athlete relationship
  • Talent identification and development in sport
  • Leadership development and motivation in U.S. Army ROTC 
  • Career transitions

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Johannes Raabe arrived at West Virginia University in the fall of 2019 after two years as a faculty member at Penn State Altoona. Raabe earned his Ph.D. in Sport Psychology and Motor Behavior at the University of Tennessee, his master’s degree (M.S.) from the University of Wyoming and his bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from the Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz in Germany. Upon completion of his Ph.D., he spent a year in a postdoctoral research and teaching position at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen in Germany. In this role, he was part of the scientific support team for the German Soccer Association’s (Deutscher Fußball-Bund) talent identification and development program. 

Raabe is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and listed on the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry.