Xavier Sanchez is Doctor (PhD) in Psychological Sciences by the University of Louvain (Belgium), both Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol; Sport and Exercise Psychology) and Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) by the British Psychological Society (BPS), and registered sport psychologist (VSPN®) by the Dutch Society of Sport Psychology. He possesses psychology and sport psychology degrees and has international (UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain) and multidisciplinary (psychology, sport sciences) experience in Higher Education (teaching, research) and the sport arena (psychology services delivery).
Xavier is currently Associate Professor in Sport and Performance Psychology at the University of Cumbria, Lancaster, UK. He has been in the Managing Council of FEPSAC since 2007 – he was previosuly its Secretary General. Xavier had also been in the Managing Council of the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology (ENYSSP; 2003-2011), for which he was its first President.
Xavier is member of different European societies including VVSP, BASES, BPS, VSPN, and ACPE. Furthermore, he is in the Editorial Boards of the following journals: International Journal of Sport Psychology; International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology; Frontiers (Performance Science section); Revista de Psicología del Deporte; and Revista Iberoamericana de Psicología del Deporte.
Dr Xavier Sanchez
Faculty of Health and Science
Department of Medical and Sport Sciences
University of Cumbria
Bowerham Road, room SPF16
LA1 3JD Lancaster (UK)
Telephone: +44 (0) 1524 590859