AASP Fellows

A Fellow is an AASP member who has achieved distinction through significant contributions to academic and professional practice knowledge in sport and exercise psychology.

AASP Fellows are conferred by the Fellow Review Committee who affirms that a member has achieved the following criteria.

Criteria to Become a Fellow

Deadline: March 1 each year

  • Demonstrated high standards of professional development by committing directly to the goals and long-range activities of the Association as evidenced by activities such as presentations at Association conferences, membership on Association committees, and contributions to Association publications. 
  • A doctorate from an accredited institution in a field related to sport psychology.
  • Been a member of the Association for at least three consecutive years.
  • Made significant contributions to academic and professional practice knowledge in sport and exercise psychology as evidenced by a distinguished record of academic publications, applied publications, the development of outstanding educational materials and programs, and/or via major contributions to sport organizations (e.g. design, implement and sustain over times a sport psychology program in a National Sport Governing Body, influence sport policy at the nation or international level).
  • Received approval by the Fellow Review Committee.

(Constitution Article IV Section 3)

>> Fellow Application Guidelines

Active, Inactive, and Emeritus Fellow Status

As stated in the Constitution, only active fellows and fellow emeriti can vote on issues relating to certification standards, ethical principles, and professional standards.

Active fellow status requires current AASP membership and attendance at an AASP conference within the last three years. Failure to meet these criteria will result in inactive fellow status.

Fellow Emeritus: Persons who have been an active fellow of AASP within five years of their retirement can apply to become a Fellow Emeritus of the organization. 

Active Fellows

Mark Aoyagi (2016)

Amy Baltzell (2017)

Heather Barber (2005) 

Bonnie Berger (1987) 

Britton Brewer (2004) 

Charlie Brown (2010)

Damon Burton (2003)

Sarah Castillo (2016)  

Melissa Chase (2009)

Karen Cogan (2004)    

Steven Danish (1991)

Kristen Dieffenbach (2016)

Joan Duda (1988) 

Vicki Ebbeck (2004) 

Ed Etzel (2007)

Marty Ewing (2010)

Leslee Fisher (2011)

David Fletcher (2014)

Mary Fry (2009)

Burt Giges (2006)

Joy Griffin (2002)

Diane Gill (1987)

Scott Goldman (2016)

Daniel Gould (1987) 

Dough Hankes (2015)

Stephanie Hanrahan (2010)

Bob Harmison (2015)

Chris Harwood (2007)

Kate F. Hays (2000)

John Heil (1998)

Ken Hodge (2012)

Jasmin Hutchinson (2017)

Anthony Kontos (2017)

Bart Lerner (2016)

Jack Lesyk (2011)

Jeff Martin (2004) 

Scott Martin (2004) 

Ian Maynard (2007)

Sean McCann (2009)

Penny McCullagh (1992)

Rick McGuire (2010)

Jon Metzler (2013)

Angus Mugford (2016)

Maria Newton (2012)

Ed O'Connor (2010)

Carole Oglesby (1987)  

Al Petitpas (1993)

Kirsten Peterson (2013)

Linda Petlichkoff (1995)

Trent Petrie (2000)

Artur Poczwardowski (2015)

Tom Raedeke (2015)

Ken Ravizza (1988)

Glyn Roberts (1987)

Tatiana Ryba (2013)

Michael Sachs (1987)

Tara Scanlan (1987)

Rob Schinke (2014)

Elizabeth Shoenfelt (2016)

Wesley Sime (1987)

Robert Smith (1995)

Gloria Solomon (2001)

Natalia Stambulova (2014)

Traci Statler (2015)

Jim Taylor (2004)

Gershon Tennenbaum (2006)

Judy Van Raalte (2002)

Robin Vealey (1989)

Ralph Vernacchia (2001)

Brent Walker (2015)

Jack Watson (2012)

Robert Weinberg (1987)

Diane Whaley (2013)

Diane Wiese-Bjornstal (2002)

Jean Williams (1987)

Craig Wrisberg (1998)

David Yukelson (1987)

Sam Zizzi (2012)

Leonard Zaichkowsky (1988)


(year inducted as Fellow)

Updated October 2016

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