Faculty

A Winning Team

Coaching Certificate courses are taught by faculty who are experts in coaching theories, principles and practices. Their research is featured in a variety of coaching-related publications including the Journal of Sport Management, the Journal of Applied Sport, Sport Psychologist and the Soccer Coaches Handbook, and they present at professional conferences including the National Coaching Educators’ Conference and National Coaching Conference.

  • Russell E. Medbery

    Professor, School of Business & Social Sciences
    603.526.3870 | rmedbery@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2001. Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Exercise and Sport Science; M.S. Purdue University, Kinesiology, Sport Psychology Specialization; B.S. Trinity College, Psychology. Certifications: Association of Applied Sport Psychology Certified Sport Psychology Consultant, Instructor Level-ASEP Coaching Principles, U.S.A. Soccer 'D' Level Coaching. Professional interests include Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Performance Enhancement, Coaching Education, and Emotional Development in Sport. read more…

  • Stacey L. Watts

    Associate Professor, School of Business & Social Sciences
    Sport Management Program Coordinator
    603.526.3618 | swatts@colby-sawyer.edu

    Joined the faculty in 2007. Ph.D. Northcentral University, Education/Organizational Leadership; M.Ed., Springfield College, Physical Education/Athletic Administration; B.S., Ithaca College, Physical Education Teacher Certification K-12, concentration in Athletic Training. Certifications: ACE Group Fitness Instructor and Zumba Fitness Level 1 Instructor. Professional interests include sport facility and event management, athletics administration, coaching education, and organizing golf tournaments as fundraisers. read more…