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Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport: Full-time Faculty & Staff


Dr. Stacey Forsythe, Ed.D.
Dr. Stacey Forsythe, Ed.D.
- Assistant Professor/Program Coordinator - Sport Management, Co-Coordinator - Esports Management
Education

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Doctor of Education | Postsecondary Educational Leadership

Dissertation title: The Impact of a head coaching change on intercollegiate student-athletes

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Master of Science | Recreation and Sport Administration

Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

Bachelor of Arts | Public Relations; Marketing Minor

Teaching

SPM 200: Introduction to Sport Management

SPM 290: Sport Management Seminar

SPM 300: Public Policy in Sport

SPM 315: Sport Communication

SPM 450: Sport Governance

SPM 452: Sport Leadership and Management

SPM 454: Sport Law

SPM 490: Internship in Sport

Scholarship

Selected Publications:

Forsythe, S. A., Upright, P. A., Mergenthal, R.*, & Sullivan, D. J. (2021). Utilizing a personality assessment and programming in Division I football: An exploratory study. Journal of Student-Athlete Educational Development and Success, 3, 61-87. 

Upright, P.A. & Forsythe, S.A. (2021). A review of qualitative research in sport management: utilizing a descriptive case study design. KySHAPE Journal, (58)2, 64-70. 

Irvin, R., Stokowski, S., Dittmore, S.W., Forsythe, S.A., & Christian, D.D. (2021). Women’s perceptions of and barriers to mountain biking in northwest Arkansas. KySHAPE Journal, (58)2, 31-44. 

Stokowski, S., Fridley, A., & Kim, K., Forsythe, S. A., & Roberts, S. (2020). Faculty role models: The perceived mentorship of student-athletes, [Special Issue]. Perspectives on Undergraduate Research and Mentoring, 9(1), 1-15.

Forsythe, S. A., Upright, P. A., Mergenthal, R., & Jordan, T. A. (2019). The Impacts of a Head Coaching Change on Intercollegiate Student-Athletes. KAHPERD Journal, 56(2), 73-85.

Jordan, T., Upright, P. & Forsythe, S. A. (2019). Rural Kentucky sports officials’ perspectives on recruitment, training, and retention. KAHPERD Journal, 55(2), 59-72. 

Jordan, T., Upright, P., & Forsythe, S. A. (Fall 2017). Social media and relationship marketing in community sport. KAHPERD Journal, 55(1), 8-19.

Forsythe, S. A. (2015). The impact of a head coaching change on intercollegiate student-athletes (Doctoral dissertation). http://digitalcommons.wku.edu/diss/88/

Selected Presentations:

Forsythe, S. A., Stoll, G. K. (2021). Academics and athletics: Creating partnerships for research-based athlete development programming. National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) National Conference, Online, June 22, 2021. 

Forsythe, S. A., Mergenthal, R., & Upright, P.A. (2019). Sport Leadership and Management: Utilizing the Birkman Method in the Classroom to Enhance Student Development. North American Society for Sport Management Teaching and Learning Fair, New Orleans, Louisiana, May 28-June 1, 2019.  

Forsythe, S. A., Upright, P.A., & Mergenthal, R., (2019). Managing Stress Behaviors: Utilizing the Birkman Method to Develop a Pilot Program for a Division I College Football Program.   Applied Sport Management Association Annual Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, February 15-16, 2019. 

Forsythe, S. A., Upright, P. A., & Jordan, T. A.  (2018). The Impacts of a Head Coaching Change on Intercollegiate Student-Athletes.  Ninth Annual International Conference on Sport & Society, Miami, Fl, July 2018. 

Forsythe, S. A. (2014). The Impact of a Head Coaching Change on Intercollegiate Student-Athletes. Presentation, European Association for Sport Management Conference, Coventry, England. 

Forsythe, S. A., Upright, P.A., Baker, K.M., and Tolusso, D.V. (2020). Player Development: The Efficacy of the Birkman Method Personality Assessment and Programming. Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialists Summit, New York, New York. (Accepted – Conference canceled)

Service

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: 

  • WKU College of Health and Human Services: Search CommitteesoRegistered Nurse, Institute for Rural Health (2010): Committee Member
  • Part Time Drivers, Institute for Rural Health (2010): Committee Member
  • Director, Institute for Rural Health (Spring 2011): Committee Member
  • Nurse Practitioner, Institute for Rural Health (2012): Committee Member
  • Director, Institute for Rural Health (Fall 2011): Committee Member
  • Director, Institute for Rural Health (Fall 2012): Committee Member
  • Registered Nurse, Institute for Rural Health (2013): Committee Member
  • WKU College of Health and Human Services: Dean’s Internal Advisory Committee (2013 – 2016)
  • WKU College of Health and Human Services: Space Committee (2012 – 2016)
  • N4A Member – Student-Athlete Development Programs and Practices Committee
 

 

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