Dr. Damien Clement joined the West Virginia University Sport and Exercise Psychology and Athletic Training programs as an assistant professor in 2008. He teaches undergraduate sport and exercise psychology courses and graduate athletic training courses. His research interests include sport and exercise psychology, athletic training, attitudes toward sport psychology, professional issues in sport psychology, and psychology of injury. He is a frequent presenter.
Dr. Clement is a Certified Athletic Trainer, a National Certified Counselor, and an Association for Applied Sport Psychology Certified Consultant. He received the 2014 Dorothy V. Harris Award from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology and an award for faculty excellence from the West Virginia University’s Center for Service and Learning.
Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, he earned a BS in Sports Medicine/Athletic Training from the University of Charleston, and an MS in Sport and Exercise Psychology/MA in Community Counseling and PhD in Sport and Exercise Psychology from West Virginia University.