Stephen Gonzalez, Student Representative
Stephen Gonzalez is a 3rd year doctoral student in the Psycho-social Aspects of Sport program in the Exercise and Sports Science department at the University of Utah. Prior to his time at the Utah, Stephen received his maters degree from Georgia Southern University in 2009 in Kinesiology and bachelors degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh in 2007. While at Pitt, Stephen was a four year letter winner and captain of the cross country team and ran track.
Stephen’s involvement with AASP began in 2007 when he attended the annual conference held in Louisville, Kentucky. Immediately following that conference, Stephen became actively involved in AASP and organized the Southeastern Regional AASP Conference at Georgia Southern in 2008. In addition, Stephen collaborated on a document to help other students successfully organize regional conferences. Since then, Stephen helped organize students at Utah to assist with the 1st AASP Expo, reviewed abstracts for the AASP annual conferences, guest reviewed for the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, and presented at the last three AASP conferences. Stephen will be presenting at the annual conference in Hawaii.
Stephen has published several articles with his most recent in the upcoming fall issue of the International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching.
Stephen consults with numerous individual athletes as well as high school and collegiate teams in Salt Lake City and some professional runners. Stephen also is a columnist for Rocky Mountain Running and Triathlon Magazine, where he writes a quarterly mental training article.