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Erica Tibbetts

Lecturer in Exercise & Sport Studies, Director of the Exercise & Sport Studies Graduate Program

Erica Tibbets


Ainsworth Gym


Erica Tibbetts received a master's in sport psychology from Ithaca College in 2011 and completed her doctorate in exercise and sport psychology at Temple University in 2015. Her work is dedicated to creating greater access to sport and physical activity, specifically for underserved and minority populations. Additionally, she aims to increase knowledge and understanding of how sport and physical activity can be used to create positive social change. Tibbetts spent five years working for a bicycle advocacy nonprofit organization in Philadelphia before moving to Northampton. She has also worked with elite and amateur athletes at a variety of levels as a coach and mental skills consultant.


Ph.D., Temple University
M.S., Ithaca College

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