Certification Council

AASP Certification Council Members



CHAIR
Robin Vealey, PhD, CC-AASP

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
CC-AASP #11; since 1991
AASP Charter Member, 1985-present
AASP Fellow Member


VICE-CHAIR
Jack J. Lesyk, PhD, CC-AASP

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

Damon Burton, PhD, CC-AASP
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
CC-AASP #18; 1992
AASP Member since 1986
AASP Fellow Member


Damien Clement, PhD, CC-AASP
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).
CC-AASP #283; 9 years
AASP Member – 14 years
Certificant Member


Nick Galli, PhD, CC-AASP
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 
CC-AASP #422; 5 years
AASP Member – 17 years
Certificant Member


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


Charles A. Maher, PsyD, MBA, CC-AASP
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   
CC-AASP #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, CC-AASP
Distinguished University Professor of Psychological Sciences, Western Kentucky University (34 years)
PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology; Minors in Sport Psychology and Statistics – 1983 LSU
CC-AASP #166 – 15 years
AASP Member – 19 years
AASP Fellow Member


Vicki Tomlinson PhD, CPsychol, CC-AASP
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
CC-AASP #475; 2014
AASP Member – 5 years 
Certificant Member

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