Shirley A. Massey Executive Conference Center
(#35 on Campus-Map)
Morehouse College
830 Westview Drive
Atlanta, Georgia  30314

Download 2017 AASP HBCU Final Conference Program

Friday, March 3rd

1:00 – 2:00 pm
Conference Registration

2:00 – 2:20 pm
Welcome / Opening

2:25 – 3:30 pm
Panel of Sport Psychology Professionals
Dr. Stephany Coakley, Abby Keenan, Dr. James Millhouse

3:35 – 4:20 pm
Breathe Life into Your Performance

Brad Marshall & Marcus Washington
(Download Handout)

4:30 – 5:30 pm
Keynote speaker
Dwight Hollier, Vice President, Wellness & Clinical Services
National Football League

5:40- 7pm
Lecture Presentations

Hearts in the Game: The Synergy of Individual Well-being, Performance Satisfaction and Healthy Relationships
– Dr. Shatavia Thomas, Dr. Shay Speaks LLC

Exploring Verbal Gamesmanship in Golf
– Richard Trammel, University of Western States

Utilizing Sport Psychology Knowledge and Skills to Enhance Recovery for Clients in Occupational Therapy
– Candice Noble and Dr. Elizabeth Lange, Winston-Salem State University

A Successful Model for Working with College Athletes
– Jaketra Bryant, B3 Mental Performance

7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Student Social / Poster Sessions

Pause and Savor: The Benefits of Remembrance on Team Cohesion
– Shydia Snow, Niteesa Brooks, and Dr. Leeja Carter, Long Island University – Brooklyn

The Influence of Social Factors on Student-Athlete’s Motivation and Relations with Coaches
– Zipporah Foster and Amber DeBono, Winston-Salem State University

The Use of Prayer in Marathon Runners
– MK Huffman, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Alternative Delivery Systems for Psychological Services to Athletes at HBCUs
– Dr. Jerry Holt, Florida A&M University

A Successful Model for Working with College Athletes
– Jaketra Bryant, B3 Mental Performance

Saturday, March 4th

8:00 – 9:00 am
Conference Registration

9:00 – 9:50 am
Women In Sport: Navigating Inequities Faced in a Male Dominated Field – the Black Female Experience
– Dr. Angel Brutus, Synergistic Solutions, LLC; Paula Jackson, Hampton University; Tiffany Fitzgerald, Black Girls Golf LLC;
and Monique A. J. Smith, Sees of Empowerment.
(Download Women in Sport PowerPoint Presentation)

10:00 – 10:50 am
Lecture Presentations

A Balanced Life: Strategies to Increase Life Satisfaction and Overall Well-Being Among Athletic Profession
– Dr. Karla Sapp, U Matter Consulting and Counseling
Download A Balanced Life (Athletic Population) PowerPoint Presentation

Broadening Coverage of Sport and Exercise Psychology in Education and Applied Settings
– Dr. Christopher Stanley, Florida Gulf Coast University
Download Broadening SP Coverage PowerPoint Presentation
Download Relevance of Sport and Exercise Psychology in Undergraduate Course Curriculum Article

Using the Sociological Imagination to Create a Cultural Sport Psychology Research Agenda
– Aaron Goodson, West Virginia University
Download Using the Sociological Imagination to Develop a Cultural Sport Psychology Research Agenda PowerPoint Presentation

11:00 – 11:50 am
Special Invited Lecture
Chamique Holsdclaw
Mental Health Advocate and former WNBA and UT Women’s Basketball Player

12:00 pm
Conference concludes

1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
(Optional) Post-Conference Activity in the Atlanta area