Faculty & Staff

Dr. Linda Schoenstedt

Associate Professor, Department of Sport Studies

Associate Professor, Sport Management - Coaching Education & Athlete Development

ML 6311
3rd floor, Joseph Building

Phone: (513) 745-3955

Fax: (513) 745-4291

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  • Creighton University
  • BS
  • University of Montana
  • MST
  • Montana State University-Northern
  • M.Ed
  • Montana State University
  • EdD

Work Experience:

  • Coaching: University of Iowa, Wright State University, Montana Tech, Montana State-Northern


  • Vickers, B. & Schoenstedt, L.J. (2011). “Coaching Development Methods”. Strategies. 24(4), 14-19.
  • Schoenstedt, L.J. & Reau, J. (2010). “Running a Social Media Newsroom: A Case Study of the 2009 Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon”. International Journal of Sports Communication”, 3 (3), 377-386.
  • Lee, D., Cianfrone, B. A., Byon, K. K., & Schoenstedt, L. (2010). An examination of the relationships among personal values, team identification, product involvement, product attributes, and purchase intention of licensed team merchandise. International Journal of Sport Management, 11, 517-540.
  • Vickers, B. & Schoenstedt, L.J. (2010). “Identity Formation throughout Varying Levels of Coaching Expertise”. Sports Science Review, Vol. XIX, No. 5-6, 209-230.
  • Knestrict, T. and Schoenstedt (Schoensteadt), L. 2005. “Teaching Social Register and Code Shifting Directly in the Classroom: A Case study in Social Skills Instruction for Children in Poverty”. Journal of Children and Poverty. 11(2). New York, NY.
  • Schoenstedt, L.J., “Option Blocking”: Championship Books and Video Productions, Ames, IA., 1995-2011. Currently in “video for sale” circulation from several sources including: http://www.onlinesports.com/pages/I,CBV-VV-351.html.
  • Lee, D., Schoenstedt, L. J. (2011). “Comparison of eSports and Traditional Sports Consumption Motives”. International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance (ICHPER-SD) Journal of Research. 6 (2).

Awards, Honors, & Certifications:

  • Big Ten Coach of the Year, 1995
  • Wright State Coach of the Year, 1991

First Year at Xavier University:



Coaching, Social Media, Sport Consumerism and Spectatorship, Ethics & Diversity in Sport

Professional Interests:

Coaching Standardization, Social Media Marketing in Sport, Ethics & Diversity in Sport


Born in Joliet, Illinois, Dr. Schoenstedt has been involved in several areas of the sport industry as a coach, athletic director, facility manager, and volunteer for several events and organizations within the sport industry all over the country. She has been a professor in Sport Management for seven years and recently came to Xavier University in 2010. Dr. Schoenstedt has been named Big Ten Volleyball Coach of the Year, worked with the USA National and Olympic Volleyball Teams, posted from the Beijing Olympics using Social Media and volunteers in the community at various events and non-profit organizations. She has served on the National Sports Steering Committee for NASPE and AAHPERD, taught Sport Ethics for Ohio University, and is an associate editor for Sagamore Publishing. Her research interests include Coaching Education, Social Media in Sport, Sport Spectatorship and Consumerism, and Gender Issues in Sport. Dr. S has two children and resides on the westside of Cincinnati.

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