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Kirk WestreKirk Westre

300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: 509.777.4387
Fax: 509.777.3790
Office Location: Westminster Hall 210


Ph.D. Gonzaga University
M.S. University of Oregon
B.A. Pacific Lutheran University

Year Joined Whitworth Faculty


Areas of Specialization / Expertise

Physical education; sports psychology; teacher preparation; sports leadership.

Selected Publications / Presentations / Honors

Assistant football coach (1995-present). Developed courses: sports and performance, Whitworth; personal defense, social/psychological aspects of sport and exercise, Moorhead State University.

Publications: "Servant Leadership in Sports," in the International Journal of Servant-Leadership (2008); co-author "Servant leadership in sport: a concept whose time has arrived," in the International Journal of Servant-Leadership (2008); co-author of "Servant Leadership in Sport: A Concept Whose Time Has Arrived" in International Journal of Sport Psychology (2007); "Special Attention: Coaching the Offensive Line" in Scholastic Coach (1993); co-writer of "The Relationship Between Leader Behaviors and Group Cohesion in High School Football Teams" in The Sport Psychologist (1991).

Co-presented a paper, "Servant leadership in sport: A concept whose time has arrived," at the Alliance for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology Annual Conference (2005).

Member of American Football Coaches Association, Coach Effectiveness Training Program, North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and the editorial advisory staff for the Collegiate Press.

Spoke at Northwest Football Officials Association Awards Dinner, Service and the Man in the Arena (2009).

Served as a reviewer for The Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2010).