Scott Forrester, Ph.D., is an associate professor in the Department of Recreation and Leisure Studies at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada where he teaches courses in recreation programming, statistics, and campus recreation.
He was previously an intramural graduate assistant and a doctoral research assistant in the Division of Recreational Sports at Indiana University while completing his master’s degree in Recreational Sport Administration and his Ph.D. in Leisure Behaviour.
He also briefly served as the interim Assistant Director for Club Sports at Indiana University.
He is a lifetime member of NIRSA and currently serves on the editorial board for NIRSA’s Recreational Sports Journal and is a member of NIRSA’s Research and Assessment Committee.
He has given numerous local, provincial, state, national, and international presentations on various topics related to recreational sports and has co-authored more than two dozen articles on the topic.
His research examines the psycho-social determinants and benefits of participation in campus recreational sports and over the years his research has been recognized several times by NIRSA’s President’s RSJ Award for Outstanding Writing.