Scott Douglas, Ph.D., CAPE

EducationScott Douglas

  • 2011 Ph.D., The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 2007 M.Ed., University of Montevallo, Montevallo, AL
  • 1986 B.S., The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Professional Experience

  • 2012 – Assistant Professor, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO
  • 2011 – 2012 Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX
  • 2009 – 2011 Graduate Teaching Assistant, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • 2005 – 2010 President, SD Sport Ventures, Inc., Helena, AL
  • 1998 – 2005 Director of Athletics, USOC Olympic & Paralympic Training Site, Homewood, AL
  • 1991 – 1998 Head Tennis Professional, Lakeshore Foundation Tennis Center, Homewood, AL

Teaching Areas

  • SES 240 & 241 Secondary Physical Education – Games I & II
  • SES 243 Outdoor and Adventure Programming
  • SES 335 Principles of Coaching
  • SES 338 Teaching Diverse Populations
  • EDFE 444/555 Seminar in Student Teaching (PETE)
  • SES 642 Instructional Strategies for Secondary Physical Education

Peer Reviewed Publications

Douglas, S. & Hardin, B. (2014). Case Study of an Expert Intercollegiate Wheelchair Basketball Coach. Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, 29, 193-212.

Douglas, S. (2013) Wheelchair Basketball: Coaching, Classification and Chaos. Journal of Coaching Education, 6 (2), 175 - 180.

Sindall, P., Lenton, J.P., Malone, L.A., Douglas, S., Cooper, R.A., Hiremath, S., Tolfrey, K., & Goosey-Tolfrey, V.L. (in press). Effect of Low Compression Balls on Wheelchair Tennis Match-play. International Journal of Sports Medicine.

Wheeler, S., Hardin, B. & Douglas, S. (2011). Knowledge Acquisition of a Novice Wheelchair Basketball Coach, Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, Volume 1.

Cottingham, M., Miller, L. Douglas, S., & Hohn, R. (in review). Comparing Consumers of Different Disability Sports; A Quantitative Examination of the Motives of Power Chair Soccer and Wheelchair Basketball Spectators. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly.

Research in Progress

Douglas, S., Stran, M., Vidic, Z. & Smith, M. (revision in progress). Developing Coaching Expertise:  A Comparative Case Study of Wheelchair and Standing Basketball Coaches. Palaestra.

Douglas, S., Cottingham, M., & Smith, M. (manuscript preparation in progress). Paralympic Athletes’ Perceptions of Coaching Quality: The Quest for Gold.

Smith, M., Schneider, J., Douglas, S., & Heiny, R. (data collection in progress). Support Structures and the Needs of College Athletes: Moving Beyond Academic and Athletic Achievement.

Smith, M. & Douglas, S. (data analysis in progress). Coaching From a Wheelchair: Perspectives, Perceptions and Reactions of a High School Boys Basketball Program.

Krause, J.M., Douglas, S., Dauenhauer, B., & Smith, M. (data collection in progress). Stakeholders’ perceptions of a PETE program.

Krause, J., Douglas, S., & Lynch, B. (data analysis in progress). Student Teacher’s’ Perceptions of Traditional vs. Video Remote Supervision.

Presentations

Douglas, S. & Krause, J. (2014, October). Coaching Certification Programs in Adapted Sport. Presented at the annual meeting of the Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Denver, CO.

Krause, J., Douglas, S., Dauenhauer, B., & Smith, M. (2014, October). Using Technology to Address the Colorado HPE Standards. Presented at the annual meeting of the Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Denver, CO.

Douglas, S., Cottingham, M. & Smith, M. (2014, February). Paralympic Athletes’ Perceptions of Coaching Quality: The Quest for Gold. Presented at the International Association for Physical Education in Higher Education World Congress, Auckland, New Zealand.

Douglas, S. & Krause, J. (2013, October). Adapt With Apps! Presented at the annual meeting of the Colorado Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Aurora, CO.

Cottingham II, M., Miller, L., Douglas, S., & Mohn, R. (2013, October). An Examination of Consumer Behavior in Different Disability Sports. Presented at the annual Sport Marketing Association Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Sindall, P., Lenton, J. P., Malone, L. A., Douglas, S., Cooper, R. A., Hiremath, S., Tolfrey, K., & Goosey-Tolfrey, V. L. (2013, May). Effect of low compression balls on wheelchair tennis match-play. VISTA Conference, Bonn, Germany.

Douglas, S. (2013, April). Experiential Learning in an Adapted Physical Activity Setting. Presented at the 4th Annual University of Northern Colorado Teaching & Learning Fair, Greeley, CO.

Douglas, S. (2012, October). 14 Points or Die! Coaching, Classification and Chaos. Presented at the North American Federation of Adapted Physical Activity Conference, Birmingham, AL.                                                                        

Douglas, S. (2012, July). Life History of Expert Wheelchair and Standing Collegiate Basketball Coaches. Presented at the International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport, Glasgow, Scotland.

Douglas, S. (2011, July). Essential Attributes and Knowledge Acquisition of the Expert Wheelchair Basketball Coach. Poster presented at the International Symposium on Adapted Physical Activity, Paris, France.

Douglas, S. & Stran, M. (2010, March). Community Recreational Programs for Children with Physical Disabilities in America. Presented at the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Stran, M., Sinelnikov, O. Woodruff, E., Baek, S, Pike, C., & Douglas, S. (2010, March). Alabama Physical Education Teachers’ Intention to Teach Students with Disabilities. Presented at the American Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance Convention, Indianapolis, IN.

Douglas, S. & Fair, B. (2010, February). Adaptive Recreational Programs for Disabled Youth. Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Myrtle Beach, SC.

Douglas, S., & Wittington, H. (2001, December). Training Elite Athletes with Disabilities. Presented at the annual meeting of the Alabama State Association of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, Birmingham, AL.

Affiliations and Related ActivitiesScott playing tennis

  • Assistant Head Coach, Platte Valley High School Boy’s Basketball, 2013 - 2015.
  • Expert Panel, 2013 UAB / Lakeshore Research Collaborative.
  • 2102 NAFAPA Conference Scientific Committee.
  • U.S. Olympic Committee, Assistant Chef de Mission, U.S. Paralympic Delegation, Athens, Greece, 2004.
  • Certified Professional Level 1 Coach, U.S.P.T.A., 1991.
  • Three-time member, United States Men’s Paralympic Tennis Team, 1992, 1996, and 2000 Bronze medalist (Sydney, Australia).
  • Player-coach and NWBA All-American, 2001 & 2003 National Champions, Lakeshore Storm Wheelchair Basketball Team.
  • Recipient, U.S. Congressional Citation for Outstanding Individual Achievement, 1989.
    PADI Open Water 1 Scuba Certified, 1992.

Voluntary External Service

  • U.S. Paralympics, Men’s National Team Selection Committee, 2004
  • National Wheelchair Basketball Association, Tournament Selection Committee, 2000 - 2003
  • Rotary International (Keynote Speaker)
  • Kiwanis Clubs of America (Keynote Speaker)
  • Quickie Tennis Camps (Instructor), 1993 - 2000
  • ITF Coaches Symposium, Barcelona, Spain (Instructor), 1998
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