PHOTO: Lori Gano-Overway

Dr. Lori Gano-Overway

Program Director and Adviser, Coaching Minor


  • B.A. Hope College
  • M.S. Purdue University
  • Ph.D. Michigan State University

Undergraduate Teaching Area:

  • Coaching Education
  • Exercise Science

Research Interest:

  • Dr. Lori Gano-Overway’s research interest is in exploring how the social psychological climate and coaching practices can be structured to provide positive experiences for young people and foster positive youth development. Additionally, she explores how to create coach education and coach development programs to improve coach learning.


  • Swimming, cooking, hiking, and catering to our senior dogs