Certification Council

AASP Certification Council Members



CHAIR
Robin Vealey, PhD, CMPC

Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University (OH) (33 years)
Ph.D. in 1984; University of Illinois in Kinesiology with concentration in Sport Psychology
CMPC #11; since 1991
AASP Charter Member, 1985-present
AASP Fellow Member


VICE-CHAIR
Jack J. Lesyk, PhD, CMPC

Director, Ohio Center for Sport Psychology (over 30 years)
Ph.D., Clinical psychology, Case Western Reserve University
CMPC #140; 2000
AASP Member – 24 years
AASP Fellow Member

Damon Burton, PhD, CMPC
Professor of Sport, Exercise & Performance Psychology, University of Idaho, (34 years)
M.S. Sport Psychology, University of Wisconsin, Ph.D. Sport Psychology, University of Illinois
CMPC #18; 1992
AASP Member since 1986
AASP Fellow Member


Damien Clement, PhD, CMPC
Assistant Dean - Honors College, West Virginia University - (3 weeks), Associate Professor- Sport and Exercise Psychology/Athletic Training (9 years)
Ph.D. - Sport and Exercise Psychology (West Virginia University); M.S -  Sport and Exercise Psychology (West Virginia University); M.A. Community Counseling (West Virginia University); B.S. Sport Medicine/Athletic Training (University of Charleston).
CMPC #283; 9 years
AASP Member – 14 years
Certificant Member


Nick Galli, PhD, CMPC
Assistant Professor of Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation, The University of Utah
Ph.D., Exercise and Sport Science (Concentration in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport), University of Utah; M.S., Physical Education, Health, and Sport Studies (Concentration in Sport Performance and Behavior), Miami University; B.S., Psychology, Sacramento State University 
CMPC #422; 5 years
AASP Member – 17 years
Certificant Member


Robert J. Harmison, PhD, CMPC
Kibler Professor of Sport Psychology, James Madison University
Ph.D. (Counseling Psychology), University of North Texas; M.S. (Exercise & Sport Science), University of Arizona
CMPC #162; since 2002
AASP member since 1993; AASP Fellow
AASP Board Liasion/Ex-Officio Member


Charles A. Maher, PsyD, MBA, CMPC
Sport and Performance Psychologist; Licensed Psychologist; Director, Sport Psychology Program; Director Business Psychology Program; Director of Employee Assistance Program; Senior Director, Department of Personal and Organizational Performance; Cleveland Indians Baseball Organization (22 years). Over 30 years of consulting with MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, WNBA, boxing, tennis.
Doctoral degree in professional psychology , Rutgers University; Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University; Former Chair, Department of Applied Psychology, Rutgers University   
CMPC #343; since 2010
AASP Member since 2005
Certificant Member


Jerry Reeder
Assistant Director of Coach Education for Human Kinetics (6 years)
BS/MS Athletic Administration, University of Illinois
Community Member
Public Member


Betsy Shoenfelt, PhD, CMPC
Distinguished University Professor of Psychological Sciences, Western Kentucky University (34 years)
PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology; Minors in Sport Psychology and Statistics – 1983 LSU
CMPC #166 – 15 years
AASP Member – 19 years
AASP Fellow Member


Vicki Tomlinson PhD, CPsychol, CMPC
Associate Professor, Co-Fieldwork Director (Sport Psychology), John F. Kennedy University. (1 year)
PhD Sport Psychology; MSc Sport Psychology; BSc (Hons) Psychology & Biology, Liverpool John Moores University, UK
CMPC #475; 2014
AASP Member – 5 years 
Certificant Member

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