Kimberly A. Cologgi, PhD.
Kimberly A. Cologgi is an assistant professor in the Sport & Exercise Psychology Master's program in the Department of Sport & Exercise Sciences. She graduated with her PhD (May, 2017) in Sport & Exercise Psychology from Florida State University. She also received her MS in 2015 in Sport & Exercise Psychology from Florida State University and dual BA's in Psychology and Communication Studies from Canisius College in 2013.
Both Kimberly's thesis and doctoral research were focused on the psychological components of athlete retirement, and transition into new career endeavors. The specific aims of the research were to recognize the effects of retirement on former athlete's self-concept clarity and identifying which types of coping lead to a more successful transition. Kimberly's other area of expertise is exercise psychology specifically, the biological bases of behavior and physiological arousal regulation.
Kimberly's applied sport psychology consultant experience includes a wide variety of athletes from collegiate dancers to club ice-hockey. Her sport psychology consulting philosophy is centered on an educational approach which allows performers to enhance their self-awareness and ultimately improve performance.