Greg Shelley

Retired Associate Professor, Exercise Science and Athletic Training
Specialty: Sport Psychology, Leadership, Team Building, Motivation


University of Utah, Department of Exercise and Sport Science, Salt Lake City, Utah. Graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy with an emphasis in sport psychology and psychosocial aspects of sport: December, 1997. Dissertation:  The Lived Experience of Athletic Injury:  A Phenomenological Study 

University of Iowa, Department of Physical Education and Sport Studies, Iowa City, Iowa.  Graduated with a Master of Arts with an emphasis in Sport Psychology: August, 1990. Thesis: Athletic Injuries: The Psychological Perspectives of High School Athletes 

University of Nebraska, Department of Psychology, Lincoln, Nebraska. Graduated with a Bachelor of Arts: May, 1988. Major:  Psychology. Minor:  Sociology 


  • EXSS-20200, Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • EXSS-40400, Leadership and Team Building
  • EXSS-43600, Sport and Exercise Counseling
  • EXSS-40500, Applied Techniques in Sport Psychology 


  • ESSG 51200, Psychological Perspectives
  • ESSG 51300, Psychological Applications 
  • ESSG-51500, Effective Team Building (summer)
  • ESSG-51600, Motivation for Superior Performance (summer)
  • ESSG 61200, Leadership in Sport and Exercise (summer)

Ithaca College Leadership Academy

More than 300 student-athletes and 40 coaches are ongoing (yearly) participants in the Academy.  The Leadership Academy serves first-year (freshmen), developing (sophomore), rising (junior), and team (senior) leaders via a 4-year ongoing interactive curriculum.