Associate Professor and Coaching Program Coordinator, Bridgewater College
National Advisory Board
Lori Gano-Overway is an associate professor and coaching program coordinator at Bridgewater College. Her research interests consists of understanding how the coaching or teaching climate can be structured to provide positive experiences for young people and foster positive youth development. As an AASP certified sport psychology consultant she works with athletes on performance enhancement issues and collaborates with coaches on creating environments that foster positive experiences for athletes as well as improving performance. Lori serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology and the Women in Sport and Physical Activity Journal and is the Associate Editor for the Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. She has served as a board member for the National Council for the Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) and is currently their Folio Review Coordinator and member of the NCACE committee. Lori is also a member of the Virginia High School League coaching education committee.