Details of Professional Activities
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- An Australian who has taught in Australia, Canada, and the USA.
- All degrees are with honors - first student to graduate with the DPE (Hons) degree from Sydney Teachers' College and the first student to graduate with a PhD degree in Human Performance from Indiana University.
- Has received accelerated promotions and awards of tenure at all institutions - was promoted from the rank of Assistant-Professor to Full-Professor bypassing the Associate-Professor level.
- Started the first post-graduate degree in the study of Theory of Coaching in the western world.
- Is recognized as the founding scholar in the field of Behavioral Sport Psychology - is recognized as a world authority in Coaching Science.
- Is recognized as the original developer of Ultra-short Race-pace Training (USRPT) in swimming.
- Has written 80 books and technical manuals.
- Has published more than 450 articles, book chapters, and sport psychology tests.
- Has published more than 14,000 abstracts, analyses, and articles on the Internet.
- Has been the keynote speaker at many world and international congresses and symposia - has lectured and provided workshops on most continents.
- Is a four-time Olympic Team psychologist for Canada (for sports of wrestling, swimming, ski-jumping, and cross-country skiing).
- Is the first sport psychologist to be appointed to a Canadian Olympic Team and to become a member of the Olympic Club of Canada.
- Has represented Canada and the USA at Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, World Championships, and World Cup events in a number of sports.
- Has consulted with more than 80 international organizations in the fields of sport psychology, coaching science, coaching education, and systems design.
- Has coached world-record holders and has been psychologist to some of the world's best athletes.
- Was selected on the first All-American Rugby Team.
- Is the proprietor of the international consulting firm of Sports Science Associates.
- Rowing Master and Teacher of Physical Education, The Sydney Boys' High School, Australia (1960-1963)
- Sports Master and Teacher of Physical Education, Sefton High School, Australia (1964)
- Graduate Assistant, Research Computing Center, Indiana University (1965-1968)
- Assistant-Professor, Macon Junior College, Georgia (1968-1969)
- Assistant-Professor, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada (1971-1975)
- Visiting Professor, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada (1973)
- Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut (1975)
- Professor, Lakehead University, Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada (1975-1985)
- Visiting Professor, University of New South Wales, Kensington, NSW, Australia (1979)
- Professor, Department of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California (1985-2004)
- Senator, Academic Senate, California State University - San Diego State University representative (2000-2004)
- Professor Emeritus, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences, San Diego State University, San Diego, California (2004- )
Schools and Degrees obtained:
- Diploma of Physical Education with Honours, Sydney Teachers'
College, Australia, 1960
- Incomplete BA in Psychology, Sydney University, Australia, 1964
- MS with Honors in Physical Education (Work Physiology),
Indiana University, 1967
- PhD in Human Performance (Performance Psychology), Indiana University, 1969
Other Professional Certifications:
- Certified Teacher, Science and Physical Education, NSW Department
of Education, Australia, 1961
- Systems Engineer, IBM Australia Ltd., 1970
- Certified Psychologist, Psychologists' Registration Board, NSW,
Australia, 1992-2008 (now retired)
- Elite International Coach, American Swimming Coaches' Association,
- Ordained Minister, Universal Life Church, 1995
- Courses in graphics, internet, and office productivity. New Horizons Computer Learning Center, San Diego, 2002-3
- Fellow - International Society for Sport Psychology
- Fellow - Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology
- Member - Olympic Club of Canada (life-time)
- Member - Phi Beta Delta, Honor Society for International Scholars
- Member - International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education
- Member - American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance.
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