PHOTO: Dr. Sarah Carson Sackett

Dr. Sarah Carson Sackett

Associate Director of the Morrison Bruce Center


  • Ph.D. Michigan State University (Kinesiology - Sport and Exercise Psychology & Human Growth/Motor Development concentrations)
  • M.S. UNC - Greensboro (Exercise & Sport Science, Sport and Exercise Psychology concentration)
  • B.A. Hartwick College (Psychology)

Undergraduate Teaching Area:

  • Exercise Science
    • KIN 203, KIN426
  • Coaching Education
    • KIN 211

Research Interest:

  • Positive Youth Development in Sport
  • Coaching Strategies for Life Skills Development in Sport
  • Fitness, Motor Skill Proficiency, and Perceived Competence


  • Running, Working Out, Cycling, Hiking
  • Following My New England and Sparty Teams (and becoming a fast JMU Sports fan)
  • Playing with Gabby, Peter, and Isabelle (my dog and 2 cats)...and Luke, my husband
  • Pinterest!