Message from the Director
Welcome to the UNT Center for Sport Psychology and Performance Excellence website. I appreciate you taking this opportunity to learn more about our Center and the work we do at the university and in the community. The Center for Sport Psychology is a national leader in (a) providing services to athletes, coaches and teams, (b) educating future sport psychologists as well as current coaches and sport administrators, (c) conducting research with exercisers and sport participants, and (d) working with the community, such as youth sport programs, to make sport a more enjoyable and meaningful...
CENTER DIRECTOR AND STAFF HAVE RESEARCH PROPOSALS ACCEPTED FOR AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Dr. Trent Petrie, Center Director, and Center staff Troy Moles, Joey Ramaeker, Bailey Tacket, Alexandra Thompson, Kayla Carrigan, Justine Chatterton, and Shelly Sheinbein have had numerous research papers accepted for the 2013 annual convention... (read more)
CENTER AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY TRAINING PROGRAM NOMINATED FOR DISTINGUISHED CONTRIBUTIONS TO EDUCATION AND TRAINING IN EXERCISE AND SPORT PSYCHOLOGY FROM THE AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION, DIVISION 47
The Center and its affiliated training program in sport psychology through the Department of Psychology’s APA-accredited Counseling Psychology program was nominated for Distinguished Contributions to Education and Training in Exercise and Sport... (read more)
CENTER FACULTY AND STAFF PRESENT RESEARCH FINDINGS AT ASSOCIATION FOR APPLIED SPORT PSYCHOLOGY ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Drs. Trent Petrie, Scott Martin, Craig Neumann, and Cary Anderson along with doctoral students Troy Moles, Joey Ramaeker, and Jay Deiters presented their findings from three separate studies at the annual conference of the Association for Applied... (read more)
CENTER FACULTY AND STAFF PRESENT RESEARCH FINDINGS AT AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION ANNUAL CONFERENCE
Drs. Trent A. Petrie, Scott Martin, and Christy Greenleaf along with doctoral students Troy Moles, Joey Ramaeker, Nick Beck, and Justine Chatterton presented their findings from four separate studies at the annual conference of the American... (read more)
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UNT Center for Sport Psychology Services
Top level athletes know that to achieve performance excellence, they have to be at their best, not only physically, but mentally as well. Are you doing everything possible to ensure that you are mentally prepared to perform consistently at the highest level?
Whatever your skill level, your age, gender, or sport, we can help you evaluate your current performance and develop the skills and mindset needed to reach your optimal level of performance and enjoy what you are doing. We offer specialized services and resources for:
Graduate Education in Sport Psychology at UNT
At UNT, there are two educational options for students interested in pursuing a graduate degree in sport psychology. First, within the Department of Kinesiology, Health Promotion, and Recreation, students can pursue a master’s degree in Kinesiology that emphasizes the psychosocial aspects of sport. To learn more about this degree option, click here.
Second, students can pursue a doctorate within the Psychology Department’s APA-accredited counseling psychology program and then select sport psychology as their specialization. Students who graduate from the doctoral program will be eligible for licensure as a psychologist and certification as a sport consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. To learn more about this degree option, click here.