Reinhard Stelter

Reinhard Stelter

Professor

PhD in psychology and since 1 Feb. 2009 Professor of Sport and Coaching Psychology and head of the Coaching Psychology Unit, NEXS, University of Copenhagen (see: www.nexs.ku.dk/coaching)

1 Oct 2013-31 Dec 2014 Head of the new Section of Human and Social Sciences

2007-2013 Head of the Section of Body, learning and identity

Since Sept. 2009 Visiting professor at the Copenhagen Business School, Master of Public Governance, responsible for the module "Personal leadership, coaching and protreptic"

Since 2012 Member of the Scientific Council of the Center of Team Sports and Health at NEXS

2000-2009 Associate Professor in Psychology of Sport

PhD in Psychology, University of Copenhagen (1994). Accred. coaching psychologist (International Society for Coaching Psychology) in 2009

M.A. in sport science and history (1980), B.A. in sociology (1980).  Pedagogy and sociology as subsidiary subjects.

Three years´ training in psychotherapy at the North Zealand Gestalt Institute (Director: Psychologist Niels Hoffmeyer) (1986-1989)

Feb-March 2011 Visiting professor Coaching Psychology Unit, School of Psychology, Univ. of Sydney

Jan-July 2007 Visiting professor University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand 

2005-2007 Head of the Department of Human and Social Sciences at the Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen

2005- Cooperation with Copenhagen Coaching Center (Advisory Board Member, teacher and coach)

2001-2005 Head of the Department of Physical Education, Pedagogy and Psychology at the Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, University of Copenhagen

1998-2000 Assistent professor in sport psychology at the Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences, Univ. of Copenhagen. Responsible for research and developmental work at the Department of Physical Education, Pedagogy and Psychology

May 1999 Visiting professor at the Institute of Psychology, Seattle University

May 1997 Visiting lecturer/researcher at the School of Education, University of Exeter (hosts: Dr. Stuart Biddle, Prof. Dr. Andrew Sparkes)

1993 Completed a sport psychology programme at the German Association of Psychology (BDP) and the German Association of Sport Psychology (asp)
1993 Guest researcher and teacher at the Psychological Institute of the German Sport University in Cologne.
1987 - 1997 Lecturer at the Danish State Institute of Physical Education, teaching sport sociology, psychology, educational theory and swimming
1978-1987 Teacher at different schools, first in Germany, from 1985 in Denmark
1983-84 Second educational phase of the German grammar school teacher's training

Awards:

  • 1990-1994 PhD Scholarship from the Danish Research Academy
  • 1995-1997 Post-doctoral scholarship funded by the Danish Ministry of Cultural Affairs
  • 16 May 1996 Awarded the German Karl-Hofmann prize for PhD dissertations (2nd prize)
  • 2003 Employee of the Year 2003 at the Institute of Exercise and Sport Sciences
  • 2002 Fellow of the European College of Sport Sciences (ECSS)
  • 2004 Lifetime Honorary Member of the Danish Forum of Sport Psychology (DIFO)
  • 2007 FEPSAC Diploma in recognition of eight years grand contribution as former member of the Managing Council of FEPSAC to the development of sport and exercise psychology in Europe
  • 2008 Copenhagen-Denmark medal from the Danish Society of Sport Psychology for his effort and commitment in establishing sport and coaching psychology in Denmark
  • 2009 (23  March) Copenhagen-Denmark Medal, I Legion D'Honneurs Red Ribbon from the Danish Society of Sport Psychology
  • 2011 Founding Fellow of Institute of Coaching Professional Association
  • 2011: Best lecture, Ekeberger Coaching Tage, Germany
  • 2017: Award of appreciation, Harvard Medical School, Institute of Coaching

External Activities and Indicators of Esteem

  • Member of the Research Advisory Board of The Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School (2009-) (www.instituteofcoaching.org/)
  • Member of the Scientic Advisory Board of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd 4th International Coaching Psychology Conferences in London, Pretoria and Rome, and of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd European Coaching Psychological Conference in London, 4 th European Coaching Psych. Conf., Edingburgh
  • Member of the Scientic Comittee of the 15th European Congress of Sport Psychology in Berne, Switzerland
  • Invited member of the International Coaching Research Forum (2007/08)
  • Honorary Vice President and accred. member of the Society for Coaching Psychology (www.isfcp.net/)
  • Associate Editor of the European journal "Psychology of Sport and Exercise" (2004-2011)
  • 2009-12 Advisory Board Member of the Foundation of International Leadership Coaching
  • Editorial board member of International Coaching Psychology Review, Coaching: Theory, Research and Practice, International Journal of Mentoring and Coaching, Philosophy of Coaching and I am co-editor of Coachingpsykologi - The Danish Journal of Coaching Psychology.
  • Between 2001-2011 I have been associate editor of Psychology of Sport and Exercise.
  • Invited working group chair, The Global Convention on Coaching, Dublin, July '08
  • Member of the Managing Board for the Research Education Program Sport Sciences in Denmark (2008-2010)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of "International Coaching Psychology Review" (2008- )
  • Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the 12th European Congress of Sport
  • Reviewing consultant for Danish Psychology Publisher (Dansk Psykologisk Forlag), Routledge, Oxford University Press and Wiley.
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Copenhagen Coaching Centre , 2004- (www.copenhagencoaching.dk/)
  • Member of the Managing Board of European Mentoring and Coaching Council, Danish section (2007-09) (www.emccouncil.org/)
  • Member of the Scientific and Organisational Committee of the 12th European Congress in Sport Pychology, Halkidiki, Greece, 4-7 Sept. 2007
  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Psychology of Sport and Exercise" (2000-2011)
  • Member of the Managing Council of FEPSAC, the European Association of Sport Psychology (1999-2007)(www.fepsac.eu/)
  • Correspondent for the International Journal of Sport Psychology 1995-2005
  • Co-Editor of the Danish Journal "Sport & Psyke" 1994-2005
  • President of the Danish Forum of Sport Psychology, 1994-2004 (www.diforum.dk/)
  • Congress president and chair of the Scientific Committee of the 11th European Congress in Sport Psychology in Copenhagen, 22-27 July 2003
  • Coordinator at the Department of Exercise and Sport Sciences for the "European Master Sport and Exercise Psychology" (1999-2011)
  • Invited expert for the National Competence Account (Danish Ministery of Educational Affairs)(www.nkr.dk)(2003-2005)/
  • Member of several appointment committees for professorial positions in Australia, Denmark, Germany and Sweden
  • Reviewer for several international journals in the area of sport psychology, sport science, coaching psychology, counselling and learning
  • Member of the Team Danmark group of experts in applied sport psychology, 2003-2007

Membership in the following professional associations Lifetime Honorary Member of the Danish Forum of Sport Psychology (DIFO) Fellow of the European College of Sport Sciences (ECSS) Member of the Danish Psychologist Association Member of the European Mentoring & Coaching Council (EMCC) Member of the Danish Society of Evidence Based Coaching (SEBC) Member of the Danish Society of Organisational Psychology                                           

Member of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) Member of the International Human Science Research Association Accred. Member of the International Society for Coaching Psychology (ISCP)

Associate of the TAOS Institute

 

Knowledge of languages

  • German fluent
  • Danish fluent
  • English fluent

 

Education

PhD in psychology, accred. coaching psychologist, MA in Sport Science and Social Sciences

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