Dan Weigand, PhD, FAASP, is an American professor of sport and performance psychology at the University of Western States in Portland, Oregon. He has been an academic department chair and director of sport and exercise research and consulting centers, chair of the Psychology Section of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), the liaison between BASES and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), and one of two BASES representatives on the General Assembly of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC). He was an AASP Certified Consultant, a BASES Accredited Sport and Exercise Scientist: Psychology (Research and Support), and a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist. He is a fellow of AASP and was a fellow of the European College of Sport Science. He also was a member of the U.S. Olympic Committee’s Sport Psychology Registry and a member of the British Olympic Association’s Psychology Advisory Group.
He has worked with novice and elite athletes in the USA and UK (including national champions, Olympians, and professionals) from more than 20 sports, as well the U.S. Army’s JFK Special Warfare Center and School. He also owns a consulting business, Achieve Acumen.
He has many publications in scientific journals and presented papers internationally. He was the editor-in-chief of the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology and the Journal of Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences. He also has served as the section editor for the European Journal of Sport Science, an editorial board member of the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, and an associate editor forAthletic Insight and the Journal of Sport Behavior. He also has reviewed articles for many other journals.
He lives in Cottage Grove, Oregon, with his wife Judy.