Mark Cole

 Mark Cole, Ph.D., CC-AASP, ATC

Associate Professor

Brophy Hall 221 G
(309) 298-2836


Complete Curriculum Vita



University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Doctor of Philosophy, 2010
Health Sciences w/ concentrations in Sport Psychology & Sport Sociology

University of Oregon
Master of Science, 1993
Exercise & Movement Science w/ concentration in Sports Medicine

Indiana University 
Bachelor of Science, 1991
Sports Science and Athletic Training

Area of Expertise

Sport & Exercise Psychology, Sports Medicine

Research Interests

  • Examining the bidirectional relationship between psychological constructs and human performance.
  • Emotional intelligence and mindfulness in athletes, exercisers and health care providers.
  • Interdisciplinary approaches to fostering mindfulness and awareness in athletes and sport teams.
  • Emotional labor in healthy and injured athletes.
  • Raising awareness for adapted physical activity options.
  • Exploring the emerging roles of athletic trainers.
  • Stress first aid in sports.