Scott Douglas, Ph.D.

Scott Douglas, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

School of Sport and Exercise Science
College of Natural and Health Sciences

Contact Information

Gunter 2730
Office Hours
T & R 9:30am – 12:00pm or by appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado

Campus Box
Greeley, CO 80639


2011      The University of Alabama

Doctor of Philosophy

Major: Human Performance

Specialty: Sport Pedagogy

Cognate: Adaptive Physical Education and Sport


2007      University of Montevallo

Master of Education

Major: Secondary Education


1986      University of Utah

Bachelor of Science

Major: Economics

Professional/Academic Experience

2017 – Present             University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

                                        Associate Professor

2012 – 2017                  University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO

                                        Assistant Professor

2011 – 2012                  The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

                                        Visiting Assistant Professor

2009 – 2011                   The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

                                         Graduate Teaching Assistant

Other Experience

Research/Areas of Interest

Coaching Expertise, Coaching Education, Perceptions of Disability

Publications/Creative Works

Dauenhauer, B., Krause, J.M., Douglas, S., Smith, M., & Babkes Stellino, M. B. (2017). A newly revised master’s degree in physical education and physical activity leadership at the University of Northern Colorado. Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance, 88 (2), 14-19. DOI: 10.1080/07303084.2017.1260970

Douglas, S., Falcao, W., & Bloom, G., (in press). Career development and learning pathways of Paralympic head coaches with a disability. Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly.

Cottingham, M., Miller, L. Douglas, S., & Hohn, R. (in press). Comparing consumers of different disability sports: A quantitative examination of the motives of power chair soccer and wheelchair basketball spectators. International Journal of Sport Management.

Krause, J. M., Douglas, S., Lynch, B., & Kesselring, L. (in press). Let’s get virtual: Observing physical education field experiences through synchronous video conferencing. Strategies.

O’Neill, K., Krause, J.M., & Douglas, S. (in press). University supervisor perceptions of live remote supervision in physical education teacher education. The International Journal of Kinesiology in Higher Education.

Douglas, S., Vidic, Z., Smith, M., & Stran, M. (2016). Developing coaching expertise: Life histories of wheelchair and standing basketball coaches. Palaestra, 30(1), 31-42.

Krause, J.M., Dauenhauer, B., Douglas, S., & Smith, M. (2015). Using technology to address the Colorado CHPE outcomes. SHAPE Colorado Journal, 40(5), 6 & 10- 11.

Douglas, S., & Hardin, B. (2014). Case study of an expert intercollegiate wheelchair basketball coach. Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, 29, 193-212.

Sindall, P., Lenton, J.P., Malone, L.A., Douglas, S., Cooper, R.A., Hiremath, S., Tolfrey,K., & Goosey-Tolfrey, V.L. (2014). Effect of low compression balls on wheelchair tennis match-play. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 35(5)424-431.

Douglas, S. (2013) Wheelchair basketball: Coaching, classification and chaos. Journal of Coaching Education, 6(2), 175-180.

Wheeler, S., Hardin, B., & Douglas, S. (2011). Knowledge acquisition of a novice wheelchair basketball coach, Applied Research in Coaching and Athletics Annual, Volume 1.

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