Robert Weinberg is a professor in the Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University in Ohio where he was voted distinguished scholar and outstanding faculty in the College of Education, Health, and Society. Before coming to Miami University, he was a regents professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of North Texas from 1978–1992. He was also voted one of the top 10 sport psychologists in North America by his peers. Dr. Weinberg received his bachelor's degree from Brooklyn College in physical education. He then received his master of science in Kinesiology from UCLA followed by another master's, PhD and postdoctoral scholar in the Psychology Department at UCLA. He has been teaching sport and exercise psychology to graduate and undergraduate students for over 30 years.
He has published approximately 150 refereed articles in scholarly refereed journals, has over 40 chapters in books, and has published nine books including the most popular sport and exercise psychology text in world with co-author Dan Gould entitled Foundations of Sport and Exercise Psychology. Dr. Weinberg has served as president of the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology and the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity. He has served as editor-in-chief for the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology. He also serves on the editorial board of numerous sport/exercise psychology journals including Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, The Sport Psychologist, International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology, and the International Review of Sport and Exercise Psychology. From an applied perspective he is a certified consultant from the Association of Applied Sport Psychology and has been a long-time member of the Sport Psychology Registry for the United States Olympic Committee.