Michael Hemphill, PhD (University of North Carolina Greensboro)


Expertise Area: coaching education and youth development, sport program evaluation, restorative justice through sport, higher education curriculum development

Dr. Hemphill’s research focuses on teaching personal and social responsibility through sport, physical activity, and physical education with specific applications to urban communities and professional development programs for physical activity providers. He is a scholar known both nationally and internationally through his presentations and publications.

Hopefully my work has real world implications supporting quality instruction in youth sport programs. This can help support positive relationships among youth, develop supportive social contexts in sports settings, and empower youth leaders through continual learning.

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