Associate Professor, Sport Administration
|Mon||9:00 to Noon or by appointment|
|Tue||10:30 to Noon or by appointment|
|Wed||By appointment only|
|Thu||10:30 to Noon or by appointment|
|Fri||By appointment only|
About Dr. Van Mullem:
Dr. Van Mullem has over 14 years of professional experience in coaching and athletic administrative positions at the junior high, high school, small college, NCAA Division II and Division I level. He joined the Business Division faculty in the fall of 2012. He is the creator and director of the Annual Dr. Bob Frederick Sport Leadership Lecture Series, held every October on the campus of Lewis-Clark State College. In five years the lecture series has welcomed over 80 leaders in the sport industry to share insight and expertise with the LCSC Community. Dr. Van Mullem received his doctorate in Sport Ethics from the University of Idaho and his scholarly interests focus on coach education, coach development, and ethical sport leadership.
Current Courses Taught
Campus and Community Events
Director, Dr. Bob Frederick Sport Leadership Lecture Series (2013 to present)
Van Mullem, P. & Showalter, D. (2018, January 24). Building team culture: "Mind candy" for coaches. PHE America. Retrieved: http://www.pheamerica.org/2018/building-team-culture-mind-candy-for-coaches/
Van Mullem, P. (2017, October 2). Youth Coach Development: Learn, Connect, and Support. PHE America. Retrieved: http://www.pheamerica.org/2017/youth-coach-development-learn-connect-and-support/
(Book Chapter) Stoll, S., Beller, J., Van Mullem, P., Bryant, K, & Fennell, M. (2017). Leadership: The act of serving. Leadership. In A. Alvinius (Ed.). INTECH: Science, Technology & Medicine. Retrieved http://www.intechopen.com/books/contemporary-leadership-challenges/leadership-the-act-of-serving DOI: 10.5772/65970
Van Mullem, P. (2017, July 10). Coaching for the Long-Term: Staying in the Game. PHE America. Retrieved: http://www.pheamerica.org/2017/coaching-for-the-long-term-staying-in-the-game/
Recent Presentations (2017)
(Invited) Van Mullem, P. (2017, August 18). Win the Tip! - Strategies for Developing as a Coach. USA Basketball Coach Academy, Las Vegas, NV.
(Invited) Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2017, April 1). Examining the Career Path to Head Coach. National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Annual Convention, Final Four, Phoenix, AZ.
Van Mullem, P. (2017, December 6). Deliberate Practice for Coaches: Strategies for Pursuing Expertise in Teaching Sport. SHAPE America Webinar Series (https://www.shapeamerica.org/prodev/webinars/default.aspx#webinars1)
Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2017). Examining the career paths of collegiate men's basketball coaches. National Coaching Conference, Atlanta, GA.
Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2017, November 29). Inside the Headset with the AFCA: Examining the Career Path to Head Coach.
Van Mullem, P. (2017, May 12). Whistle and a Clipboard: The Coaching Communities Resource.
SHAPE America - Physcial Activity Council (PAC) and Conference Program Committee
Physcial & Health Education America - Primary Editorial Team (Article Contributor)
International Sport Coaching Journal (ISCJ) - Article Reviewer
Western Society for Kineisiology and Wellness (WSKW) - President, 2012
Additional Courses Taught
Selected Publications (2012-2016)
Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2015). Planning your journey in coaching: Building a network for long-term success. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators 28(6), 15-22.
Van Mullem, P., Stoll, S.K., and Van Mullem, H.I. (2013). Teaching sport ethics: One perspective. Journal of Kinesiology and Wellness. October (V2).
Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2013). 6 keys to a successful coaching career. Coach and Athletic Director. July/August, 82(8), 40-43.
Van Mullem, P. & Stoll, S.K. (2012). The impact of reflection on ethical decision making for sport leaders. Journal of Contemporary Athletics. 6(4), 233-241.
Selected Presentations (2013 - 2016)
Van Mullem, P., & Dahlin, S. (2016). Panel Facilitators. Mastery in Coaching from Five Perspectives: An Educator, an Ethicist, an Administrator, a Researcher, and a Coach. National Coaching Conference, Seattle, WA.
Van Mullem, P., & Croft, C. (2016). The Mentality of a Mentee: 5 Strategies to Enhance Relationships and Learn from Mentor-Coaches. National Coaching Conference, Seattle, WA
Van Mullem, P., Shimon, J. & Van Mullem, H. (2016). Building a Pedagogical Coaching Base: Pursuing Mastery in Teaching Sport. SHAPE America National Convention, Minneapolis, MN.
Van Mullem, P. (2016). “Pursuing Mastery in Coaching: Applying the Pyramid of Teaching Success in Sport.” SHAPE America Webinar Series (http://www.shapeamerica.org/prodev/webinars/webinarlist.cfm)
Van Mullem, P. & Carrier, A. (2015). “A Life in Coaching: 7 Strategies to Finding Longevity in the Coaching Profession.” National Coaching Conference, Morgantown, WV.
Van Mullem, P. (2015). “Coaching Education: Applying the Pyramid of Teaching Success in Sport.” SHAPE America National Convention, Seattle, WA.
Van Mullem, P. & Cole, M. (2015). “Effective Strategies for Communicating with Parents in Sport.” SHAPE America National Convention, Seattle, WA.
Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2014). “Planning your journey in coaching: Building a network for success.” National Coaching Conference, Washington, D.C.
Van Mullem, P. & Van Mullem, H. I. (2014). “The learning process of a coach: Preferences of collegiate and high school coaches in the United States.” National Coaching Conference, Washington, D.C. (Poster Presentation).
Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2014). “Getting started in coaching: Six keys to success.” National AAHPERD Convention, St. Louis, MO.
Van Mullem, P. & Brunner, D. (2013). “Developing a successful coaching philosophy: A step-by-step approach.” National AAHPERD Convention, Charlotte, NC.