Professor Dan Gould

Dan Gould is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the Michigan State University. He focuses his efforts on achieving the Institute’s mission which is to provide leadership, scholarship and engage in community outreach that maximizes the beneficial effects of participation for children and youth while minimizing detrimental effects.


Dr. Dave Collins

Dave is an experienced teacher and has coached from grassroots to international level. He has also over 200 peer review publications and 40 books/book chapters published.


Dr. Camilla Night

Camilla is a lecturer in the Applied Sport, Technology, Exercise and Medicine research centre, in the College of Engineering at Swansea University. Prior to starting at Swansea University, Camilla completed a BSc in Sport and Exercise Science and an MSc in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Loughborough University, UK. She then moved to the University of Alberta in Canada to complete a PhD in Sport Psychology.


Dr. Andy Hill

Andy recently joined the School of Biomedical Sciences from the University of Leeds, UK. His main areas of interest are the motivational consequences of perfectionism for elite athletes, recreational exercisers, and youth sport participants.


Dr. Joe Baker

Joe Baker is an Associate Professor and head of the Lifespan Health and Performance Laboratory in the School of Kinesiology and Health Science, at York University, Canada.


Mari Bjone

Mari Bjone is an advisor in Children Sport in Norwegian Confederation of Sport and Olympic and Paralympic committee.