Lab Members

Jordan Herbison
PhD Student

Kieran Peltier
MSc Candidate

Colin McLaren
Post-Doctoral Fellow

Rachel Van Woezik
MSc Candidate

Jordan Sutcliffe
MSc Candidate

Laura McKenzie
Research Coordinator

Previous Trainees


Jordan Cascagnette
Thesis: Group Dynamics in an Elite Nordic Ski Team


Alex Benson
Post-Doctoral Fellow
Lauren Taylor
Thesis: Socialization Processes in Cross-Fit


Matthew Vierimaa
PhD Dissertation: An Integrative Case Study of Positive Youth Development in a Recreational Community Sport Program
Matthew McGuckin 
Thesis: Youth Sport Coaches’ Reflections on Leadership Behaviours During Games and Practices
Terrence Cowan
Thesis: Social Identity In Elite Youth Hockey: Coach Perspectives


Zach Root
Thesis: Investigating Social Identity and Hormone Response in Combative Sports Athletes
Brogan Bailey
Thesis: Organizational Culture in CrossFit


Chris Forrest
Thesis: Evaluating Social Media as a Platform for the Implementation of a Team Building Protocol
Matt McGuckin
Thesis: Social Influences on Return to Sport Following a Concussion in Female Amateur Ice Hockey Players
Kelsea Stewart 
Thesis: Examining the Efficacy of Team Building Using a Challenge Ropes Course in Youth Sport


 Dillon Richardson 
 Thesis: Social Identity and Group Norms in Junior Nordic Skiers


Mike Penney 
Thesis: Group Norms in Youth Sport: Role of Group Size and Sport Type