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 Steve Gonzalez

Office: B323 Tuttle North

Phone: (585)395-5359
E-Mail: spgonzalez@brockport.edu

Personal Website: www.stephen-gonzalez.com

Education:

  • PhD, University of Utah
  • MS, Georgia Southern University
  • BS, University of Pittsburgh

Area(s) of specialty:

  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Applied Sport Psychology
  • Sport Sociology

Research interest(s):

  • Psychological Resilience in Sport
  • Motivation and Emotion in Sport
  • Mindfulness and Attention
  • Professional Issues 
  • Applications of Sport Psychology

Publications (Book Chapters):

  • Gonzalez, S.P., Cannole, I., Mugfor, A., & Taylor, J. (in preparation).  Consultant effectiveness.  In J.Taylor (Ed.) Handbook of Assessments in Sport Psychology Consulting. Champaign, Il., USA: Human Kinetics
  • Gonzalez, S.P., Smith-Machin, A.L., & Cogan, K.D. (2013). Diversity in Sport. In J. Van Raalte and B. Brewer (Eds.) Exploring Exercise and Sport Psychology (3rd ed.). Washington,  D. C., USA: American Psychological Association.

Recent Published Journal Articles:

  • Timm, K., Kamphoff, C., Galli, N., & Gonzalez, S. P. (in press). Resilience in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings. The Sport Psychologist.

  • Gaddy, J. A., Gonzalez, S. P., Lathan, C. A., & Graham, P. K. (2016). The perceptions of authentic leadership on subordinate resilience. Military Behavioral Health. doi:10/1080/21635781.2016.1243495

  • Gonzalez, S. P., Detling, N., & Galli, N. (2016). Case studies of developing resilience in elite sport: Applying theory to guide interventions. Journal of Sport Psychology in Action. doi:10.1080/21520704.2016.1236050

  • Gonzalez, S. P., Moore, E. W., Newton, M., & Galli, N. (2016). Validity and reliability of the Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) in competitive sport. Psychology of Sport and Exercise, 23, 31-39. doi:10.1016/j.psychsport.2015.10.005

  • Galli, N. & Gonzalez, S. P. (2015). Psychological resilience in sport: A review of the literature and implications for research and practice. International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, 13, 243-257. doi:10.1080/1612197X.2014.946947

  • Gonzalez, S. P., Metzler, J. N., & Newton, M. (2011). The influence of a simulated ‘pep talk’ on athlete inspiration, situational motivation, and emotion. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 6(3), 445-459.

Recent Conference Presentations and Posters:

  • Gonzalez, S. P. & Newton, M. (September, 2016). An examination of 2x2 Achievement Goals and perceived resilient qualities in collegiate athletes. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Pheonix, Arizona.

  • Samson, A., Gonzalez, S. P., Simpson, D., Moore, K., Moore, E. W., Coakley, S., & Thome, J. The development and execution of a multifaceted sport psychology community outreach Initiative. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Pheonix, Arizona.

  • Gonzalez, S. P., & Gaddy, J. W. (February, 2016). Improving mission rehearsals with mental imagery in U.S. Army Aviation trainings. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Southeast Regional Conference, Statesboro, GA.

  • Hall, M., Newland, A., Stark, A., Gonzalez, S. P., Baucom, B., Newton, M., & Podlog, L. (2015). The relationship between the psychosocial climate and sport commitment in adolescent athletes: A multilevel analysis. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Timm, K., Kamphoff, C., Galli, N., & Gonzalez, S. P. (October, 2015). Resilience in the Aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

  • Gonzalez, S. P., & Newton, M. (October, 2014). An Investigation of Physiological Stress, Emotional Responses, and Performance in High and Low Resilient Athletes Using an Experimental Protocol. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

  • Gonzalez, S. P., & Newton, M. (June, 2013). Measuring resilient qualities in sport: A Confirmatory Factor Analysis (CFA) and Structural Equation Model (SEM) of the 10 item Connor Davidson Resilience Scale. North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.

  • Gonzalez, S. P., Galli, N. A. & Detling, N. (October, 2013). A scientist-practitioner’s workshop on psychological resilience: Theoretical background and targeted applied techniques. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.  

  • Gonzalez, S. P. (October, 2013). It takes two: How aspiring professionals can become protégés through active participation in their mentorship. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA.    

  • Gonzalez, S. P., & Newton, M. (October, 2012). Consequences of psychological resilience in competitive post-collegiate runners. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

  • Gonzalez, S. P., & Newton, M. (September, 2011). Hardiness in collegiate runners: The influence of the motivational climate and 2x2 achievement goal orientations Across Three Levels of Competition. Association for Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference, Honolulu, HI.    

Certifications/Honors

  • Certified Consultant-Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP)
  • Listed on the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sport Psychology and Mental Training Registry

Last Updated 2/8/18

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