December 10, 2015 (Jackson, Miss.) - Dr. Ed Garrett, Assistant Professor of Sports Administration, was recognized for achieving Certified Consultant status of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (CC-AASP). The CC-AASP is an international professional organization that promotes the development of science and ethical practice in the field of sport psychology.
Obtaining this prestigious credential involves completing extensive educational requirements along with a minimum of 400 hours of mentored and applied experience with an evaluation process.
Along with teaching sports administration at Belhaven, Dr. Garrett assists with mental training practice and game preparation for the University's student athletes. He has participated in athletics for 27 years and is passionate about the development of the complete athlete: physically, mentally and spiritually. He has served as an athletic administrator and coach at every level in sports, including serving as the manager for the 1996 Olympic USA Beach Volleyball programs which earned Gold and Silver medals, and working with the Colorado Rockies for three seasons.
Dr. Garrett earned a master's degree in education from Colorado Christian University and a doctorate in sports and performance psychology from University of the Rockies.