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 643 Instructional Strategies for Secondary Physical Education

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Douglas, S., Vidic, Z. , Smith, M. & Stran, M. (in press). Developing Coaching Expertise:  A Comparative Case Study of Wheelchair and Standing Basketball Coaches. Palaestra.
    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. (2013). 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.

Research in Progress

  • 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.
  • Krause, J.M., Dauenhauer, B., Douglas, S. & Smith, M. (in review). Using Technology to Address the Colorado CHPE Outcomes. SHAPE Colorado Journal.
  • Smith, M. & Douglas, S. (manuscript preparation in progress). Coaching From a Wheelchair: Perspectives, Perceptions and Reactions of a High School Boys Basketball Program. Palaestra.
  • Krause, J.M., Smith, M., Dauenhauer, B., & Douglas, S. (data analysis in progress). Asking Those Who Care: Transforming PETE Programs Using Stakeholder Perception.
  • Krause, J., Douglas, S., & Lynch, B. (data analysis in progress). Student Teacher’s’ Perceptions of Traditional vs. Video Remote Supervision.
  • 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.
  • Douglas, S., Cottingham, M., & Smith, M. (manuscript preparation in progress). Paralympic Athletes’ Perceptions of Coaching Quality: The Quest for Gold.

Presentations

  • Krause, J.M., Douglas, S., Lynch, B., & Kesselring, L. (2015, April). Using Remote Video as an Alternative to Traditional Student Teacher Observation. Presented at the National Field Experience Conference, Greeley, CO.
  • Smith, M. & Douglas, S. (2015, March). Coaching from a Wheelchair: Perspectives, Perceptions and Reactions. Presented at the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) National Convention and Exposition, Seattle, WA.
  • Krause, J.M., Douglas, S., & Lynch, B. (2015, March). Student Teachers’ Perceptions of Traditional vs. Remote Video Observation. Presented at the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) National Convention and Exposition, Seattle, WA.
  • Krause, J.M., Smith, M., Dauenhauer, B., & Douglas, S. (2015, January). Asking Those Who Care: Transforming PETE Programs Using Stakeholder Perception. Presented at the National Association of Kinesiology in Higher Education (NAKHE) Conference, Clearwater, FL.
  • 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.

Invited Presentations

  • Douglas, S. (2010, June). Get Out of Your Own Way. Presented at the Alabama APSE / ACDD Conference, Montgomery, Alabama.
  • Douglas, S. (2003). Training Opportunities for Paralympic Athletes in the United States. An invited presentation to Elite Sport UK, Loughborough University, England.
  • Davis, M. & Douglas S. (2002). The Paralympics: An Athletes’ Perspective.  An invited presentation and panel discussion with the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Orlando, Florida.
  • Douglas, S. (1996). Wheelchair Sports for the Disabled. An invited presentation to the Singapore Sports Council for the Disabled, Singapore.

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