AASP offers webinars on a quarterly basis, providing valuable education on a wide range of topics by experts in the field. These are also available for on-demand viewing if you miss the live presentation. Credits toward re-certification of the CC-AASP designation can also be earned by participating in AASP webinars.

Virtual Conference - Changing the Game:
Transformative Advances in Youth Sport

Wednesday, May 20, 2015
12:00 pm – 3:00 pm Eastern

Check back soon for additional information.

Dan Gould, Ph.D.
Professor, Michigan State University
Director, Institute for the Study of Youth Sports

Confirmed Speakers
Lindsey C. Blom, Ed.D., CC-AASP
Associate Professor, Ball State University

Jean Côté, Ph.D.
Professor and Director, Queen's University

Tom Farrey
Director of Sports & Society, The Aspen Institute
ESPN Correspondent

Katherine Tomaino, MPH
Evaluation and Learning Specialist, Laureus Foundation USA

Amanda J. Visek, Ph.D, CC-AASP
Associate Professor, The George Washington University

You can attend the virtual conference right from your office or home. All you need is a telephone and a computer with a high speed internet connection. The presentation's audio will be delivered over the telephone (toll-free) or through your computer. Registrants will be provided call in/login information and a web URL 2-3 days prior to the session. This information will give you access to the presentation right on the web in real time.

Registration will open in early March.
$75 – AASP and ACSM Professional Members
$49 – Students
$99 – Non-Members

Registration closes on Friday, May 15. If you cannot watch the live airing, you will be able to view the conference on demand in the AASP Webinar Archive approximately two weeks after it has aired.


Dr. Lindsey Blom, CC-AASP, is an Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology and Coordinator of the Sport & Exercise Psychology Master's Program at Ball State University. For the past decade, she has investigated positive youth development through sport and using sport to promote peace at the individual, community, and international levels. Her recent projects include conducting international sport for social change programs in Jordan and Tajikistan (funded by the Department of State Bureau of Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' SportsUnited program), developing a values-based curriculum that can infused into recreational sport leagues, chairing the NASPE task force for the position statement on Maximizing the Benefits of Youth Sport, and running local after-school sport for peace leadership programs with elementary school children. Additionally, she has been an invited expert on using sport for development to counter violent extremism for two closed roundtable discussions hosted by the Center on Global Counterterrorism Cooperation and Hedayah.    

Dr. Jean Côté is professor and Director in the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies at Queen's University at Kingston (Canada). His research interests are in the areas of youth sport, coaching, sport expertise, and positive youth development. Dr. Côté is regularly invited to present his work to both sport governing organizations and academic conferences throughout the world. He has delivered over 45 keynote addresses at major national and international conferences. Dr. Côté was a co-editor of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology between 2008-2011. In 2009, Dr. Côté was the recipient of the 4th EW Barker Professorship from the Physical Education and Sport Science deparment at the National Institute of Education in Sinpapore. He received the Queen's University Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision for 2013. Dr. Côté, in collaboration with Dr. Ronnie Lidor, has recently completed the first comprehensive book on talent development in children's sport which was published in 2013 by Fitness Information Technology.    

Tom Farrey
 is Executive Director 
of the Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program. In 2011, he founded the Sports & Society Program, whose mission is to convene leaders, facilitate dialogue and inspire solutions that help sport serve the public interest. Farrey is also a journalist whose work has been recognized as among the nation's best and most innovative. With ESPN, his television stories have won two Emmy Awards, as well as the 2014 Alfred I. duPont/Columbia University Award and 2013 Edward R. Murrow Award. He is author of Game On: The All-American Race to Make Champions of Our Children (2008, ESPN Books), an investigation of contemporary youth sports used as a text on many college campuses.    

Katy Tomaino is the Evaluation and Learning Specialist at Laureus Sport for Good Foundation USA. In this role, she supports monitoring and evaluation efforts for Laureus USA, it's grantees, and the New Orleans Sport for Development Collective Impact Coalition. She brings to this role several years of research experience and an expertise in human nutrition, public health, and international development. Prior to joining the team at Laureus, she was involved with health research and development work in Indonesia, Peru, and among Native North American populations. She received her MSPH from The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and her Bachelor of Science from Rutgers University. Katy lives and works in New York City.


Applied Psychophysiology: Biofeedback and Neurofeedback for Sport Psychology Scientists and Practitioners
Speakers: Lindsay Thornton, Ed.D., United States Olympic Committee & Leonard Zaichkowsky, Ph.D., Sport Science Consultant
January 2015

Now You See Me, Now You Don't: Appreciating the Context of Multiculturalism and Intersectionality within the Framework of Sport and Exercise Psychology Consultations
Speakers: William Parham, Ph.D., ABPP, Loyola Marymount University & Carole Oglesby, Ph.D., CC-AASP, Temple University - Emeritus
August 2014

Best Practices in Supervision for Developing Competent Consultants
Speakers: Judy Van Raalte, Ph.D., CC-AASP, Springfield College & Artur Poczwardowski, Ph.D., CC-AASP, The University of Denver
July 2014

The Nuts and Bolts of Becoming a CC-AASP
Speakers: Bob Harmison, Ph.D., CC-AASP, James Madison University, Chair Certification Review Committee & Sarah Castillo, Ph. D., CC-AASP, National University
February 2014

Exercise Psychology In Practice: Using Sport & Exercise Psychology Skills and Training to Promote Physical Activity Across the Lifespan
Speakers: Joan Duda, Ph.D., CC-AASP, University of Birmingham & Sam Zizzi, Ph.D., CC-AASP, West Virginia University

February 2014

Performance Enhancement for College Athletes
Speakers: Ken Ravizza, Ph.D., CC-AASP, California State University, Fullerton & Nicki Moore, Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
December 2013

Psychosocial Applications in Sport Injury Rehabilitation: An Evidence-Based Approach
Speakers: Britton Brewer, Ph.D., CC-AASP, Springfield College & Jordan Hamson-Utley, Ph.D., ATC, Weber State University
June 2013

Performance Psychology within the Military
Speakers: Dave Riccuti, Ed.D., CC-AASP, Special Operations Cognitive Enhancement & Performance (SOCEP), Shannon Baird, Ph.D., Comprehensive Solider & Family Fitness (CSF2), U.S. Military, & Ceci Clark, M.Sc., Special Operations Cognitive Enhancement & Performance (SOCEP)
April 2013

Starting and Sustaining Your Private Practice 
Speakers: Carrie Cheadle, M.A., CC-AASP, carriecheadle.com & Jack J. Lesyk, Ph.D., CC-AASP, Ohio Center for Sport Psychology
January 2013

Mental Preparation for the Olympic Games
Speakers: Daniel Gould, Ph.D., CC-AASP, Michigan State University & Sean McCann, Ph.D., CC-AASP, United States Olympic Committee 
August 2012

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