Members of the media may contact these experts for sources when covering stories on sport-related topics.

Robin Ammon
Sport Management Coordinator in the Department of Kinesiology and Sport Science
University of South Dakota
Email: robin.ammon@usd.edu
Areas of Expertise: risk management; premises liability; crowd management; facility and event management; security issues pertaining to sport/entertainment facilities and events
Publications authored/edited: Sport Facility Management: Organizing Events and Mitigating Risks, 2nd edition

Mark Aoyagi
Director of Sport & Performance Psychology and Assistant Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology
University of Denver
Email: maoyagi@du.edu
Areas of Expertise: human performance; performance excellence; team effectiveness; achieving meaning, satisfaction, and fulfillment through sport, work, and life
Publications authored/edited: Expert Approaches to Sport Psychology

Amy Baltzell
Coordinator of the Sport Psychology Specialization and Clinical Assistant Professor of Education
Boston University
Email: baltzell@bu.edu
Areas of Expertise: sport psychology; sport psychology consulting; consulting with athletes and teams; mindfulness; preparing for competition; goal setting; imagery; positive emotions; positive psychology
Publications authored/edited: Living in the Sweet Spot: Preparing for Performance in Sport and Life

Phil Caskey
Graduate Consultant in the College of Human Resources and Education
West Virginia University
Email: phil.caskey@mail.wvu.edu
Area of Expertise: sports media relations
Publications authored/edited: Media Relations in Sport, 3rd edition

Simon Chadwick
Professor of Sport Business Strategy and Marketing
Coventry University Business School, UK
Email: simon.chadwick@coventry.ac.uk
Twitter: @Prof_Chadwick
Areas of Expertise: commercial strategy in sport; sport marketing; sponsorship; branding; soccer; motor sport; cycling; tennis; rugby
Publications authored/edited: Sports Entrepreneurship: Theory and Practice

Jean Côté
Professor and Director of the School of Kinesiology and Health Studies
Queen’s University, Canada
Email: jc46@queensu.ca
Areas of Expertise: development of expertise in sport; children in sport; coaching
Publications authored/edited: Conditions of Children’s Talent Development in Sport (forthcoming)

Braham Dabscheck
Senior Fellow
University of Melbourne, Australia
Email: bdabsche@bigpond.net.au
Areas of Expertise: industrial relations (economic and legal issues, historical knowledge) in professional team sports (U.S., Australian, and European)
Publications authored/edited: Reading Baseball: Books, Biographies, and the Business of the Game

Craig Esherick
Assistant Professor of Sports Management
George Mason University
Email: craig_esherick@yahoo.com
Areas of Expertise: sports management; high school and college athletics; basketball at every educational level; international basketball; media relations and sports; coaching
Publications authored/edited: Media Relations in Sport, 3rd edition

Edward Etzel
Professor in the College of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences
West Virginia University
Email: edward.etzel@mail.wvu.edu
Areas of Expertise: athlete counseling and psychotherapy; ethical and professional issues in sport and exercise psychology (SEP); alcohol, drug, and sport addictions
Publications authored/edited: Counseling and Psychological Services for College Student-Athletes; Ethical Issues in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (forthcoming)

Richard Lapchick
Professor in the College of Business Administration
University of Central Florida
Email: rlapchick@bus.ucf.edu
Areas of Expertise: race; gender; inclusion; diversity; social issues in sport; graduation rates and academic issues for student-athletes; scandals in sport
Publications authored/edited: 100 Campeones: Latino Groundbreakers Who Paved the Way in Sport; 150 Heroes: People in Sport Who Make This a Better World; 100 Pioneers: African-Americans Who Broke Color Barriers in Sport; 100 Trailblazers: Great Women Athletes Who Opened Doors for Future Generations

Richard Leonard
Associate Professor of Business and Chair of the Department of Business and Accounting
Flagler College
Email: leonardr@tcc.fl.edu
Areas of Expertise: volleyball; business-related sports topics (HR, marketing, general management, strategic management, fundraising, etc.)
Publications authored/edited: The Administrative Side of Coaching: Applying Business Concepts to Athletic Program Administration and Coaching, 2nd edition; Fundraising for Sport and Athletics

Nancy Lough
Professor in the Department of Educational Research, Cognition, & Development
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Email: nancy.lough@unlv.edu
Areas of Expertise: corporate sponsorship; marketing women’s sport; marketing intercollegiate athletics
Publications authored/edited: Handbook of Sport Marketing Research

Mark Nagel
Associate Professor in the Department of Sport and Entertainment Management and the College of Hospitality, Retail and Sport Management
University of South Carolina
Email: nagel@sc.edu
Areas of Expertise: sport finance; intercollegiate athletics; management practices of sport organizations; facility management; sport sponsorship and law (relating to revenue acquisition/management and financial operations)
Publications authored/edited: Sport Facility Management: Organizing Events and Mitigating Risks, 2nd edition

David Pargman
Emeritus Professor of Educational Psychology
Florida State University
Email: pargman@fsu.edu
Areas of Expertise: sport and exercise psychology; psychology of sport injury; performance-related stress
Publications authored/edited: Boomercise: Exercising as You Age; Psychological Bases of Sport Injuries, 3rd edition; Foundations of Exercise Psychology, 2nd edition

Brad Schultz
Associate Professor in the School of Journalism & New Media
University of Mississippi
Email: bschultz@olemiss.edu
Areas of Expertise: sports broadcasting; sports communication/media relations
Publications authored/edited: Media Relations in Sport, 3rd edition

David Stotlar
Director of the School of Sport and Exercise Science
University of Northern Colorado
Email: david.stotlar@unco.edu
Areas of Expertise: sport marketing; sport sponsorship; Olympic Games
Publications authored/edited: Fundamentals of Sport Marketing, 3rd edition; Developing Successful Sport Marketing Plans, 3rd edition; Developing Successful Sport Sponsorship Plans, 3rd edition

Gershon Tenenbaum
Professor of Educational Psychology in the Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems
Florida State University
Email: gtenenbaum@fsu.edu
Areas of Expertise: linking emotions-cognitions-motor systems; expertise issues; cognition (attention, anticipation, decision-making); choking under pressure; perception of effort/exertion and attentional processes
Publications authored/edited: The Cultural Turn in Sport Psychology; The Practice of Sport Psychology

Jin Wang
Professor in the Department of Health, Physical Education and Sport Science
Kennesaw State University
Email: jwang@kennesaw.edu
Areas of Expertise: sport and exercise psychology; motor learning and performance; sport skill training
Publications authored/edited: Applied Motor Learning (forthcoming)

Jack Watson
Professor and Chair of the Department of Sport Sciences
West Virginia University
Email: jack.watson@mail.wvu.edu
Areas of Expertise: professional issues in sport and exercise psychology (ethics, supervision, and mentoring); youth sport; coaching; counseling psychology
Publications authored/edited: Ethical Issues in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (forthcoming)

Robert Weinberg
Professor of Sport Behavior & Performance
Miami University
Email: weinber@muohio.edu
Areas of Expertise: mental preparation; choking; confidence; goal setting; concentration; imagery; motivation for exercise adherence; slumps; managing pressure/anxiety; mental toughness
Publications authored/edited: Foundations of Exercise Psychology, 2nd edition