Dr. Stephanie Diaz
Faculty, Cumberland University
Dr. Stephanie Cerow Diaz is currently a faculty member in the Sport and Recreation Administration Department in the School of Education at Cumberland University in Lebanon, TN. In addition to her teaching duties, Diaz is the coordinator for the department's internship program. She currently serves as the Assistant Director for The Center for Sport Policy & Research, is on the steering committee of Moving Mountains Journal, the committee for the annual Try Boro Kids Triathlon, and is a Board Member of Soccer Kids of America. Awarded her Ph.D. from North Carolina State University for her dissertation, which examined the psychological impact of high school soccer competitive team selection for participants' athletic identity, expectations for success and subjective task value, she continues to investigate and examine youth sport issues, policies, and education through her extensive outreach consulting service for youth sports organizations and initiatives.
Certifications and Honors...
Dr. Diaz was awarded by MentorCoach as their 2009 Fellow for Personal and Executive Coaching. Having won the Nike-Heinrich's Scholar Award, she received her National Coaching License from U.S. Soccer. As a Positive Coaching Alliance, Double-Goal Coach Award Nominee and a recipient of the N.C. State University Outstanding Teaching Assistance Award, Stephanie's standard for excellence in teaching, advising, training, coaching, and working with and for others ranks second to none.