Artur Poczwardowski, PhD, is an associate professor at the University of Denver. Artur received his PhD in exercise and sport science with specialization in psychosocial aspects of sport from the University of Utah, Salt Lake City in 1997, a master’s in psychology from Gdañsk University, Poland in 1991, and a master’s in coaching and physical education from the University of Physical Education in Gdañsk, Poland in 1989. Since 1991, Artur has consulted with athletes and teams from numerous sports (e.g., tennis, golf, hockey, judo, squash, team handball, soccer, track and field, diving, rowing, speed skating). He is a certified consultant, AASP (Association of Applied Sport Psychology) and is listed in the USOC Sport Psychology Registry.
Artur has over 25 publications (in professional journals and as book chapters). He has delivered over 60 professional presentations on national and international levels and over 25 invited and educational lectures and workshops. His publications and professional presentations focus on sport psychology practice for performance enhancement and psychological well-being, coach-athlete relationships, and coping strategies in elite performers. He served as an associate editor for The Sport Psychologist (2004-2006) and currently serves on its editorial board. Artur and his wife, Kasia, live in Denver with their two children.