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Sarah E Stokowski

Associate Professor, Athletic Leadership

Office:
Phone: 864-656-3484
Email: stoko@clemson.edu
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

Ph.D. Kinesiology and Sport Studies
University of Tennessee

M.Ed. Adult and Higher Education
University of Oklahoma

BSE Sport Science
University of Kansas

Profile

Sarah Stokowski (She/Her) studies college athlete development specializing in personal development literacies (e.g., career maturity, athlete identity, athlete transition). In partnership with the Professional Association of Athlete Development Specialist (PAADS), she is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Athlete Development and Experience (JADE). Stokowski edited the special issue, “Mental Health and College Athlete Well-being” for the Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, and currently serves on six editorial boards (Journal of Student-Athlete Educational Success and Development, Journal of Higher Education Athletics and Innovation, Journal of Amateur Sport, Journal of Intercollegiate Sport, Journal of Issues in Intercollegiate Athletics, Journal of Education and Recreation Patterns). Throughout her tenure, Stokowski has authored or co-authored more than 75 referred publications. Additionally, she has secured more than $350,000 in grants and gifts, including the 2018-2021 NCAA CHOICES grant as well as funding through the United States Department of Veteran Affairs to implement adaptive sport programming. Sarah is a Robert H. Brooks Sport Science Institute Fellow, which recognizes the top sport scholars at Clemson. Stokowski is also a Renowned Research Fellow at the United States Center for Mental Health and Sport, a College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Research Fellow, and a recipient of the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A) research award. She earned her doctorate in Kinesiology and Sport Studies from the University of Tennessee. Before joining the Athletic Leadership program at Clemson, Stokowski spent six years as at the University of Arkansas, earning teaching awards at both the departmental and college levels.

Recent Accomplishments:
• College Sport Research Institute (CSRI) Research Fellow
• Robert H. Brooks Sport Science Institute Fellow
• United States Center for Mental Health and Sport Renowned Research Fellow
• Founding Editor-in-chief Journal of Athlete Development and Experience
• 2018-2021 NCAA CHOICES grant recipient
• United States Department of Veteran Affairs grant recipient
• NASSM executive committee, member-at-large (2019-2021)