Portrait of Johannes Raabe

Johannes Raabe, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Email: johannes.raabe@mail.wvu.edu
Phone: 304-293-7062
Office Location: PAS 205
Office Hours: Monday 1:30-3:30 pm; Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 am-Noon
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Professional Highlights

  • Certified Mental Performance Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Development and implementation of an educational program for youth coaches of the German Soccer Association
  • Collaborator on grants by the Union of European Soccer Associations and the German Soccer Association
  • Recipient of a research grant by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology

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

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 

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 Committee Sport Psychology Registry.