Professor Mark Aoyagi
Professor Aoyagi is a Professor in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of Denver, where he is also the Sport and Performance Psychology Co-Director. Professor Aoyagi is the founder of the Center for Performance and Excellence and the Co-Director of Sport and Performance Psychology at the University of Denver. Professor Aoyagi has held a number of positions with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and has been a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) for well over a decade. His areas of interest include team effectiveness, performance excellence, and achieving meaning, satisfaction and fulfillment through sport, work, and life. Professor Aoyagi has worked with athletes at many different levels, ranging from NCAA athletic departments to Olympic teams and athletes. He is active in several professional organizations including the American Psychological Association (APA), International Society for Sport Psychology, and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Professor Aoyagi earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology (emphasis in Sport Psychology) from the University of Missouri, before spending time as a Sport Psychology Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Southern California. He earned a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science and a B.S. in Psychology from the University of Utah and an M.S. in Kinesiology (Sport Psychology emphasis) from Georgia Southern University. Professor Aoyagi played a number of sports competitively, including rugby, baseball, football, and wrestling.
Last Updated on February 3, 2022