Troy Morgan

Troy Morgan


Athletics/Sports, Children/Youth Issues, Exercise Science, Men's Health, Psychology/Mental Health, Sports Business, Sports Psychology


Youth sport development, Systems and structures of athlete development, Mental health counseling

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor

Department: Human Performance and Sport


Office Phone: 303-615-1530


Troy Morgan, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Human Performance and Sport at Metropolitan State University of Denver. His areas of expertise include youth sport development, systems and structures of athlete development, and mental health counseling. He currently teaches Organization and Administration of Sports, Sport in Society, Leadership and Ethics in Sport and oversees student field experience.

Morgan has over fifteen years of experience in the sport development domain, including in athlete mental health counseling, scientific research, and amateur and professional sports player development. He serves on the judicial committee for the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee – National Governing Body and is a content expert and policy advisor for youth sport development programs in African refugee camps.

Morgan received his doctorate degree in physical education, sport and exercise science from the University of New Mexico. He received a master’s degree in counseling and development from Kansas State University. He received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Kansas.