Meredith Whitley, Regional Representative
- Ph.D. (anticipated 2012), Kinesiology with concentration in Sport Psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
- Ed.M. (2008), Counseling with specialization in Sport Psychology, Boston University, Boston, MA
- B.A. (2005), History, New York University, New York, NY
Gould, D.R., & Whitley, M.A. (2009). Sources and consequences of athletic burnout among college athletes. Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, 2(1), 16-30.
Whitley, M.A. (2008). Learning to lead: Talking the talk. Boston University Athletic Enhancement Center Training Newsletter.
Whitley, M.A. (2009). Sport strategies that help foster academic achievement. Game Plans: Coaching Advancement Program Newsletter.
Gould, D.R., & Whitley, M.A. (2009, June). Sport psychology and the underserved: Lessons from the field. Symposium presented at the International Society of Sport Psychology 12th World Congress of Sport Psychology, Marrakesh, Morocco.
Professional Specializations and Interests
Researching and working with underserved youth in positive youth development sport programs both nationally and internationally
Learning about different cultures, customs, and communities
Eating new foods
Biking, yoga, running, swimming
Playing and watching soccer
Meeting people and then listening to the stories of their lives
Reading academic and non-academic texts
AASP Student Initiatives
The Performance Excellence Movement, Co-Editor
Mentorship Match Program, Co-Chair
Researching and working with underserved youth through sport, specifically looking at how youth can learn life skills in sport that can then be transferred to their everyday life.
Continuing to work with international organizations and underserved youth throughout the world who can benefit from participation in sport.
Serving as a sport psychology consultant to collegiate teams and individual athletes.