Keynote Speakers

Featured Lectures and Speakers

 

Wednesday, October 15 | 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Coleman Griffith Lecture

Keith Henschen, Ph.D.
University of Utah

 

Thursday, October 16 | 9:45 - 11:00 am
Getting Another Ph.D. in the Applied World: Lessons Learned in Professional and Olympic Sport

Kimberley Amirault-Ryan, Ph.D.
Lead of Sport Psychology for the Canadian Olympic Committee at 2014 Winter Olympics; Performance Consultant, Edmonton Oilers

 

 

Friday, October 17 | 9:45 - 11:00 am
Promoting Optimal Motivation for Sport

Edward Deci, Ph.D.
University of Rochester

 

 

 

Friday, October 17 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Diversity Lecture
What Might Sport Psychology Learn from Including Disability? Implications for Practice and Theory

Brett Smith, Ph.D.
Loughborough University, UK

 

Friday, October 17 | 1:30 - 2:45 pm
Performance Excellence Award Recipient

Sheryl Swoopes
Head Women's Basketball Coach at Loyola University - Chicago
3 Time Olympic Gold Medalist; 3 Time WNBA Most Valuable Player

 

Saturday, October 18 | 9:45 - 11:00 am
Diversity Panel

Angela Hucles
2-time Olympic Gold medalist for the U.S. Women's Soccer team, Leading scorer for the U.S. in the 2008 Olympics, Women's Sports Foundation Athlete Advisory Panel member, Founder and Director of Empowerment through Sport Leadership Series
Wade Davis
Former NFL player (Tennessee Titans, Washington Redskins, Seattle Seahawks), Executive Director of the You Can Play Project, an organization dedicated to ending discrimination and homophobia in sports, Co-founder of the You Belong Initiative, a Youth Sports and Leadership camp targeting LGBTQ and straight allied youth
Hudson Taylor
Founder, Executive Director & Board Member of Athlete Ally, Co-authored the NCAA's first-ever handbook for college athletes, coaches and administrators on LGBTQ policies and best practices, works closely with the NBA and NFL on LGBTQ issues

 

 

Saturday, October 18 | 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
International Lecture

Anne Marte Pensgaard, Ph.D.
Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

 

Saturday, October 18 | 4:00 - 5:15 pm
Performance Psychology Panel

Alan Ashley
Chief of Sport Performance

United States Olympic Committee
Sean McCann, Ph.D., CC-AASP
Sport Psychologist
United States Olympic Committee
Gloria Balague, Ph.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago

 

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