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About Pete

Education

  • Ph.D. Sport Ethics, University of Idaho
  • M.S. Sport Administration, University of Kansas
  • B.S. Business-Marketing, Montana State University-Bozeman

Bio

Dr. Van Mullem is a professor at Lewis-Clark State College. He has authored both trade and academic publications, including books, book chapters, and journal articles. Van Mullem is the director of Sport Coach America and the editor-in-chief of PHE America. He serves on the editorial board for the International Sport Coaching Journal and was a member of the National Standards for Sport Coaches Revision Task Force. Van Mullem has over 14 years of professional experience in coaching and athletic administrative positions at the middle school, high school, small college, and NCAA Division II and Division I levels.

A published author, he and has authored over 50 publications related to coach development which includes co-authorship on two books: To Be a Better Coach: A Guide for the Youth Sport Coach and Coach Developer and the National Standards for Sport Coaches.

At LCSC, Dr. Van Mullem 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 from 2013 to 2019. In seven years the lecture series welcomed over 120 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 development and ethical sport leadership.

Current Courses

  • KIN 425 – Ethical Decision Making for Sport Leaders
  • KIN 352 – Youth Sports and Recreation
  • KIN 488 – Sport Facilities and Event Management
  • KIN 489 -  Sport Marketing and Advertising
  • BUS 321 – Principles of Marketing

Campus and Community Events

Professional Leadership/Service

  • International Sport Coaching Journal (ISCJ), Editorial Board - (2019 to Present)
  • Sport Coach America, Director - (2021 - Present)
  • Physical & Health Education America (PHE America), Editor-in-Chief - (2021 - Present)
  • Physical & Health Education America (PHE America), Managing Editor - (2019 - 2021)
  • National Standards for Sport Coaches -  Revision Task Force (2017 to 2019)
  • National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Research Committee, Member (2017 to Present)
  • SHAPE America  - Physcial Activity Council (PAC) and Conference Program Committee (2015 to 2018)
  • Physcial & Health Education America (PHE America) - Editorial Team (Article Contributor) - (2011 to 2019)
  • Western Society for Kineisiology and Wellness (WSKW) - President, 2012

Books

Book Chapters

Recent Publications

Invited Presentations

  • Van Mullem, P. (2021-Upcoming). E.C. Davis Lecture. Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Oakland, CA
  • Gano-Overway, L., Van Mullem, P., & Thompson, M. (2021). Lunch and Learn: National Standards for Sport Coaching. SHAPE America National Conference.
  • Van Mullem, P. (2018, August 26). Win the Tip! - Strategies for Developing as a Coach. USA Basketball Coach Academy, Cleveland, OH.
  • Van Mullem, P. (2017, August 18). Strategies for Developing as a Coach. USA Basketball Coach Academy, Las Vegas, NV.
  • 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.

Invited Podcasts

  • Van Mullem, P. & Gano-Overway. (2021, July 19). [Podcast] To Be a Better Coach: A Guide for the Youth Sport Coach and Developer. The Youth Sport Experience Podcast.
  • Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2018, October 31).  "The Dirt" NFCA Podcast: The Path of a Head Coach.
  • 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.

Webinars

Selected Publications (2012-18)

  • Van Mullem, P., & Croft, C. (2018). Developing under the guidance of a mentor: Five strategies for coaches. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 31(6). https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08924562.2018.1515680
  • Van Mullem, P. & Showalter, D. (2018, September 17). The foundation of an effective practice. PHE America. Retrieved: http://www.pheamerica.org/2018/the-foundation-of-an-effective-practice-session/
  • Croft, C. & Van Mullem, P. (2018). Developing as an assistant coach. Coach and Athletic Director. September/October, 88(2). https://coachad.com/articles/developing-learning-as-assistant-coach/
  • (Invited Commentary) Van Mullem, P. (2018). Working with coaches and their teams in youth and collegiate sport in the USA: An interview with Dr. Andy Gillham. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 13(3), 315-317. https://doi.org/10.1177/1747954118771133
  • 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., Shimon, J., & Van Mullem, H. (2017). Building a pedagogical coaching base: Pursuing expertise in teaching sport. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators, 30(5), 25-32.
  • Van Mullem, P. & Dahlin, S. (2017). Five perspectives on pursuing mastery in coaching. International Sport Coaching Journal, 4(2), 246-253.
  • Van Mullem, P. & Carrier, C. (2017). Seven strategies to a long-term coaching career. Winning Hoops 31(4), 15-18.
  • 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/
  • 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.
  • (Invited Commentary) Van Mullem, P. (2015).  Developing A Systematic Evaluation for Coaches, a Commentary on 'Coach Evaluation' by Gillham, Hansen and Brady.  International Sport Coaching Journal 2(2), 203-205.
  • Van Mullem, P., & Cole, M. (2015). Effective strategies for communicating with parents in sport. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators 28(1), 13-17.
  • Van Mullem, P. & Van Mullem, H.I. (2014). The learning process of a coach: Preferences of coaches in the United States. Journal of Kinesiology and Wellness. December (V3).
  • 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. & Brunner, D. (2013).  Developing a successful coaching philosophy: A step-by-step approach. Strategies: A Journal for Physical and Sport Educators 26(3), 29-34.
  • 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 (2013-19)

  • Van Mullem P. & Showalter, D.  (2019). The Foundation of an Effective Practice Session. North America Coaching Summit, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Van Mullem P. & Croft, C. (2019). Path to Head Coach in Revenue and Non-Revenue Sports: Implications for Athletic
    Administrators (Poster Session). North America Society for Sport Management, New Orleans, LA.
  • Stoll, S. & Van Mullem P. (2019). Ethical Decision-Making: Developing a Training Program for Coaches (Master Class Session). North America Coaching Summit, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Croft. C. & Van Mullem P. (2019). The Career Path of a Collegiate Head Coach: Insight for Coach Developers (Poster Session). North America Coaching Summit, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • McGladrey, B., Van Mullem P., & Weishaar, R. (2019). Ready to Coach: The Professional Preparation of the High School Coach (Poster Session). North America Coaching Summit, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Mathias, K. & Van Mullem P. (2019). Readiness to Coach: Athletic Administrator Perception of New Coaching Hires (Poster Session). North America Coaching Summit, Colorado Springs, CO.
  • Croft. C. & Van Mullem P. (2019). Climbing the Coaching Ladder: The Pathway of Intercollegiate Head Coaches (Poster Session). Collegiate Sport Research Institute Conference, Columbia, SC.
  • Van Mullem, P. & Stoll, S. (2018). Ethical Decision-Making in Coaching: A Value-Based Approach. SHAPE America, Nashville, TN.
  • Van Mullem, P. & Croft, C. (2017). Examining the career paths of collegiate men's basketball coaches. National Coaching Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • 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. & 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. & Brunner, D. (2013). “Developing a successful coaching philosophy: A step-by-step approach.” National AAHPERD Convention, Charlotte, NC.