Andrew C. Ostrow completed the Ph.D. degree at the University of California, Berkeley. Currently, he is Professor and Program Coordinator for the Sport Behavior Program, School of Physical Education, at West Virginia University. He also has served as an adjunct professor in the Department of Psychology. Dr. Ostrow has numerous publications and presentations in the sport psychology field. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the psychology of sport for the last 24 years, including a unique graduate course ("Sport Psychometrics") on psychological assessment in sport. He has directed a number of theses and dissertations focusing on the development of sport-specific psychological tests, including two published tests that appear in the directory.
Dr. Ostrow is the author and editor of two textbooks related to the psychological aspects of aging and physical activity. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology. Dr. Ostrow is married and has two daughters. He enjoys traveling, wine, running, competing in racquet sports, and golf.