Rob Owens , EdD, CSCS

SPP Adjunct Faculty

Dr. Rob Elliott Owens is an active member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). He is the former chair of the AASP’s Diversity Committee (2017-2020), is one of the founders of AASP’s Advocacy Committee, and co-facilitated AASP’s Diversity in Sport and Culture course with Dr. Tanya Prewitt-White. Dr. Owens sits on AASP’s Program Recognition and Review Committee (PRRC) and is a member of the editorial board for Case Studies in Sport and Exercise Psychology (CSSEP). In addition, he facilitates community dialogues on race and ethnicity utilizing the Sustained Dialogue Institute’s conflict resolution model. His research and professional interests include anti-oppressive (organizational) consulting practices; theorizing sexual misconduct in sport; and utilizing multicultural wellness and trauma-informed coaching practices as an adjunct to applied sport and performance psychology (SPP) consulting. He is the faculty advisor of a university martial arts club and is currently working on projects related to consulting with law enforcement and first responder populations.