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Dr. Scott Pierce

Kinesiology and Recreation - Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

Campus Box 5120

Phone: (309) 438-2655

Phone 2: (309) 438-5559

Office Hours:

Office: 265E McCormick

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Degree Information:

  • Ph.D., Michigan State University, Kinesiology
  • M.S., Miami University, Sport Studies
  • B.P.E., University of Otago, Sport Studies
  • B.A., University of Otago, Psychology

Classes Taught:

  • Developmental Aspects of Youth Sports, Motivation in Sport and Exercise, Psychology of Sport, Advanced Sport Psychology

Research Interests:

Focus on youth psychosocial development through sport. This includes an emphasis on how psychological skills are developed to assist sport performance, and how, why and under what conditions life skills are developed in sport and transferred to other life domains.


Sport Psychology, Youth Sport, Coaching Education

Professional Organizations:

Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE)

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Move Information

During the construction phase of the new School of Kinesiology and Recreation / Student Fitness Center, faculty and staff who previously were located in McCormick are now housed in Stevenson 413 (Recreation and Park Administration) and Nelson Smith 201 (Physical Education Teacher Education).

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Kinesiology and Recreation
Campus Box 5120
250 McCormick Hall
Normal, Il 61790-5120
Phone: (309) 438-8661
Fax: (309) 438-5559

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