Jordan Goffena

Jordan GoffenaVisiting Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology

Laws Hall, Room 217

Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D. Educational Psychology – George Mason University
M.S. Sport Psychology – Miami University
B.S. Education – Miami University

Research Interests

Dr. Jordan Goffena (pronounced "Goff-Knee") conducts mixed-methods research with a focus on self-regulation/self-regulated learning, motivational theories of learning and performance, and generally seeks to better understand the interplay between self-regulation and motivational processes that support the process of learning across sport and education. Specifically, his research has focused largely on the development and transfer of self-regulation during skill acquisition.

Select Publications

Goffena, J.D., Scheadler, T. R., & McCarver, Z. (2021). Contemporary hot topics in applied sport psychology: Past, present, and future. Journal for Advancing Sport Psychology in Research, 1(2), 7-22. 1 (2): 7–22.

Goffena, J.D., & Horn, T. S. (2021). The relationship between coach behavior and athlete self-regulated learning. International Journal of Sports Science and Coaching, 16(1), 3-15.

Select Presentations

Goffena, J. D., & Kitsantas, A. (2021, October). Development and transfer of self-regulated learning among novice learners: A self-regulation coaching (SRC) model. Poster presented at the Association of Applied Sport Psychology virtual annual meeting.

Goffena, J. D., & Kitsantas, A. (2021, June). Enhancing novice learners’ skill development and transfer through self-regulation coaching. Poster presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity virtual annual meeting.

Goffena, J. D., Miller, A. D., & Horn, T. S. (2019, June). Motivational modeling: The structure of implicit beliefs, perceived motivational climate, and self-determined motivation in sport. Poster presented at the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity annual meeting, Baltimore, MD. 

Courses Taught

SLM 272: Contemporary Perspectives of Leadership in Sports Contexts
SLM 402: Critical Reflections of Practice in Health and Physical Culture
SLM 473: Children and Youth in Sport
SLM 673: Developmental Perspectives on Youth Sport Participation