University of Idaho
Center for ETHICS
500 Memorial Gym
Moscow, ID 83844-3080 
Phone: (208) 885-2103
Fax: (208) 885-2108  

Sharon K. Stoll, Ph.D.

Curriculum Vitae for 2007 to present day


Ph D, Kent State University, 1980

Emphasis/ Major:

Physical Education

Supporting Areas of Emphasis:

Ethics of Sport, Philosophy of Sport

Dissertation/ Thesis/ Final Project Title:

The use of Merleau-Ponty's Phenonmenological Method to describe the Human Movement Forms of the Third Dynasty of Ur

Professional Positions


Professor, University of Idaho from August 1980 till present


Visiting Professor, United States Military Academy from June 1993 to June 1994

Development Activities Attended

Teaching, "Blackboard Training", College of Education. May 2007

Service, University (Institutional), "Sustainability Conference", University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. January 4, 2007-January 5, 2007.

Honors and Awards


Featured as educator in Sport Ethics, Sports Illustrated. February 20, 2007.


One of the 100 Most Influential Sports Educators in America, Institute for International Sport. 2007.



CORE Discovery 119: Sport and Society

HPRD 210: Meaning of Movement and Injury Prevention

HPRD 570: Research

PEP 504: Philosophy of Sport

PEP 504: Ancient Olympic Games

REC 260: History of Recreation and Leisure

Other Formal Instruction

Continuing Education Courses, Organizer and presenter. January 2008-May 2008.

Guest Lecturing

"Winning with Character Workshop", University of Georgia, Athens, GA. (June 23, 2008 - present).


Research Contracts, Events or Other Financial Arrangements

Stoll, Sharon K, "Winning With Character", Sponsored by Winning With Character Foundation, Private, $60000. January 1, 2008 - December 31, 2008

Stoll, Sharon K, "Character Education Partnership", Private, $3500. August 2007- August 2008.

Stoll, Sharon K, (Principal), "Character Education Program", Sponsored by Winning With Character, Private, $60000. January 1, 2007- December 31, 2007.

Published Intellectual Contributions


Stoll, S.K., Beller, J.M. How Golf Shapes and Builds Moral Character. Lexington, KY: University of Kentucky Press.

Stoll, S.K., Beller, J.M. Integrity and competition: a conflict of values. Hampshire, England: Routledge Publishers; England.

Journal Articles

Barnes, J., Karp, G.G., Stoll, S.K. Gwebu, A. (2008). Play Fair--influences on intentional rule violation. The Journal of Youth Sports, 3(2), 3-8.

Stoll, S.K., Van Mullem, H. Verbal commitment: the ethical dilemma of collegiate recruiting. To appear in the Journal of Coaching Education.

Barnes, J. Goc Karp, G.G., Stoll, S.K. Ethical aggression in sport. To appear in Journal of Youth Sports.


Stoll, S.K., Williams, J., Beller, J.M.(2008). Athletic training educators, moral reasoning, and NATA code of ethics. Reston, VA: Research Consortium, Research Quarterly.

Cochran, L., Beller, J.M., Stoll, S.K. (2008). Leisure programming knowledge about the boomer generation. Reson, VA: Research Consortium, Research Quarterly.

Davenport, P., Beller, J.M., Stoll, S.K. (2008). Moral reasoning and doping in division I sport. Reston, VA: Research Consortium, Research Quarterly.

Hasey, C., Stoll, S.K., Beller, J.M., Karen, R. (2007). Facilitating an online philosophical personal commitment to exercise with individuals involved in a fitness center. Reston, VA: Research Consortium, Research Quarterly.

Submitted Intellectual Contributions

Journal Articles

Van Mullem, P.W., Drunner, D., and Stoll, S.K. 2008. Practicle applications for teaching character through sport. Pelinks4u.Online at:

Stoll, S.K., Cochran, L.J., Beller, J.M., Goc Karp, G.G. To philosophize or not to philosophize: the question in leisure and programing. Journal of Park & Recreation Administration.

Stoll, S.K., Beller, J.M. Longitudinal study of moral reasoning and social reasoning in a division I football program. Journal of the Sociology of Sport.

Stoll, S.K., Beller, J.M. Servant leadership and division I football. Journal of the Sociology of Sport.


Stoll, S.K., Williams, J.M., Beller, J.M. Teaching Ethics to Athletic Training Students of CAATE- Accredited undergraduate athletic training education programs. Dallas, TX: NATA Research and Education Foundation.

Scholarly Events

Oral Presentation, 2008 Women's Leadership Conference, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID. October 17, 2008.

Oral Presentation, 2008 American Football Coaches Association Convention, AFCA, Anaheim, CA.

Oral Presentation, 2008 American Alliance of health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Dallas, TX. April 8, 2008 - April 12, 2008.

Other, Idaho HPERD Conference, Idaho Association of HPERD, Boise, ID. October4, 2007 - November 6, 2007.

Oral Presentation, United States Anti-Doping Conference, United States Anti-Doping Agency, Louisville, KY. October 22, 2007 - October 24, 2007.

Chaired the Conference, 2007 Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, NV. October 10, 2007 - October 12, 2007.

Other, Winning With Character Workshop, Winning With Character Foundation, Athens, GA. June 18, 2007.

Other, Purdue University Athletics Department Leadership Workshop, Purdue University Athletics, Purdue, IN. June 6, 2007.

Oral Presentation, 2007 American Alliance of Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Baltimore, MD. march 13, 2007 - March 17, 2007.

Oral Presentation, 2007 Ripon Leadership Symposium on Ethics in Sport, Ripon College, Ripon, WI. February 1, 2007 - February 2, 2007.  

Scholarly Presentations

Stoll, S.K. (Presenter) Servant Leadership. University of Idaho. 2008 Women’s Leadership Conference. October 17, 2008.

Barnes, J. (Author and Presenter), Gwebu, A. (Author and Presenter), Stoll, S.K. (Author Only) 2008. Is College Athletics Big Business-No!. University of Idaho. Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, Nevada. October 2008.

Van Mullem, P. (Author and Presenter), Stoll, S.K. (Author only) 2008. Character Education: A study on the Effectiveness of the NAIA's Champions of Character Initiative. University of Idaho. Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, Nevada. October 2008.

Hellman, M (Author and Presenter), Stoll, S.K. (Author only) 2008. A Step by Step Approach to Gaining Access to High Level Sport for the Purpose of Research in Moral Reasoning and Moral Development. University of Idaho. Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, Nevada. October 2008.

Stoll, S.K., "WWC Workshop", Winning With Character, Ruston, LA. 2008

Stoll, S.K., University of Georgia Football, Athens, GA. 2008

Stoll, S.K. AAPHERD, Fort Worth, TX. April 6, 2008.

Stoll, S.K., Brunner, D., "Character Issues in Coaching", AFCA, Anaheim, CA. January 8, 2008.

Stoll, S.K., Richt, M. (Presenter Only), "Sport Servant Leadership", AFCA, CA. January 8, 2008.

Stoll, S.K. (Presenter & Author), "Why Exercise Doesn't Get It", IAHPERD, Boise, ID. October 2007.

Stoll, S.K. (Author Only), Robertello, K.M. (Presenter & Author), "A qualitative study of alcohol prevention and early intervention strategies in the Washington State University campus: a pilot study", Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, NV. October 2007.

Stoll, S.K. (Author Only), Barnes, J. (Presenter & Author), Gwebu, A. (Presenter & Author), "Aggression in sport: changing the way we teach self-control", Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, NV. October 2007.

Stoll, S.K. (Presenter & Author), "Civility and sports", Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, reno, NV. October 2007.

Stoll, S.K. (Author Only), Gwebu, A. (Author Only), Davenport, P. (Presenter & Author), Beller, J.M. (Presenter & Author), "Decisions about doping in sport: gender perspectives", Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness, Reno, NV. October 2007.

Stoll, S.K. (Author Only), Beller, J.M. (Author Only), Zenner, D. (Presenter & Author), Weiss, C.L. (Presenter & Author), Gwebu, A. (Presenter & Author), Van Mullen, P. (Presenter & Author), Dukes, E. (Presenter & Author), Reese, E. (Presenter & Author), "Why online teaching misses the mark", Western Society for Kinesiology and Wellness Reno, NV. October 2007.

Van Mullem, P (Presenter & Author), Stoll, S.K. (Presenter & Author), Van Mullem, H., "How to avoid the pitfalls and fallacies of the paradox of the good coach", National Association of Sport and Physical, Indianapolis, IN. June 6, 2007.

Stoll, S.K. (Presenter & Author), Gwebu, A. (Presenter & Author), "Undectable performance enhancing drugs in sport, moral responsibility of athletes, coaches, and administrators", National American Society for Sport Management, Ft. Lauderdale, FL. May 2007.

Research in Progress

Journal Articles

Rudd, A., Stoll, S.K. Development of an instrument to measure more judgment of sport managers. Journal of Sport Management.


Editorial Activities

Edited the 2008 Edition of Western Review, which can be found online at:

Editor, Newsletter, International Association of the Philosophy of Sport.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Papers, National Association of Higher Education in Physical Education, Quest.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Abstracts, International Council of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sport, and Dance, International Journal for Physical Education, Recreation, Sport and Dance. 2005- 2007.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Abstracts, Research Quarterly. 1999 - 2007.

Ad Hoc Reviewer, Abstracts, American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Dance, Research Consortium. 1998-2007.

Graduate Student Activities:

Doctorate Committees:

Adviser: Peter Van Mullem, “NAIA Servant Leadership“, 2009.

Adviser: Justin Barnes, “Moral Reasoning and Moral Cognitive Growth in Freshman”, 2009.

Adivser: Dave Brunner, “Promote and Sustain Excellence in Competitive Football”, 2009.

Committee Member: Greg Venema, “Insights on Learning in Religious Education: A Collective Case Study of Feedback from BYU-Idaho Religion Students and Religious Educators”, 2008.

Committee Member: Stephanie Kerr, “Weight Training for High School Girls and its Effect on Personal Growth”, 2008.

Adviser: Kimberly Robertello, “The Development of an Evaluative Tool Which Assesses Evidence-Based Practices of Alcohol Treatment Practices of a Rural Community in the Inland Northwest”, 2008.

Committee: Cheryl Weiss, “Does Character Matter?”, 2008.

Committee: Stephanie Kerr, “Untitled”, 2008.

Committee member: Ph.D. defense of Michelle Hsiuchenliui, February 2007.

Thesis Committees:

Committee Member: Horton, Tony. Theses on Freedom and Liberty. May 2008.

Committee Member: Takeno, Katsumi. “The impact of vibration-aided stretching for hamstrings flexibility enhancement.“ May 2008.