Ms. Anita A. Daniels (President) (Term Ends 2022)
Anita A. Daniels is a licensed clinical social worker, addictions specialist, forensic evaluator, and Adjunct Professor of Social Work at North Carolina Central University (NCCU). She also offers sports counseling and consulting services to current/former athletes, their families, athletic/university personnel, and other professionals serving this unique population.
Anita obtained the Master of Social Work from UNC-Chapel Hill, Bachelor of Social Work from East Carolina University, and a graduate certificate in Sports Counseling from California University of Pennsylvania. She offers mental health and addictions counseling for Duke student-athletes. Anita was apppointed by Governor Roy Cooper for a two-year term to the North Carolina Addictions Specialist Professional Praoctice Board. She offers individual and group clinical supervision and serves as a field instructor for students pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees in social work, psychology, criminal justice, counseling, and human services.
Dr. Jerry Reynolds (Vice President) (Term Ends 2022)
Dr. Reynolds is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Social Work at Ball State University. A Michigan native and long-time Gulf Coast resident, he finished his doctorate at LSU in June 2020. His dissertation explored the dynamics of youth sport parent behavior in light of new spectator laws in Louisiana.
The goals of his research are to better understand family dynamics and how youth sports participation supports family functioning. He also has served as a volunteer coach of various sports at the youth, middle, high school, and collegiate levels. A former college athlete himself, Jerry is a founding member of the Alliance of Social Workers in Sports. He also has research interests in medical social work practice.
Jerry has 17 years of post-MSW experience in various macro and micro social work capacities. While working on his doctorate, he worked full-time as a dialysis social worker. After Hurricane Katrina, he worked in community development for four years and has five years of nonprofit management experience and has served as an adjunct instructor with LSU and The University of Alabama’s MSW programs. He holds a BSW from The Catholic University of America in Washington, DC and his MSW is from the University of Michigan.
Dr. Lorin Tredinnick (Secretary) (Term Ends 2023)
Lorin Tredinnick is a licensed social worker in the state of New Jersey with over10 years of experience in education, practice, and research. Lorin is committed to supporting the well-being and safety of athletes.
Lorin currently works at Kean University as Managing Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Development. Previously, she worked several years as an Academic Mentor for UConn Athletics' Student-Athlete Success Program providing academic support to at-risk student-athletes. She was also a facilitator for Northeastern University’s Mentors in Violence Prevention (MVP) Program. She is a founding member of the Alliance of Social Workers in Sports and served as Chair of the Committee on College Sports for five years.
Lorin holds an MSW from Rutgers University and a PhD in Social Work from University of Connecticut.Her dissertation, which focused on informing sexual violence prevention with student-athletes, was funded by the NCAA and received the 2020 Research Award from the National Association of Academic and Student-Athlete Development Professionals (N4A).
Dr. Kimberly Outlaw (Treasurer) (Term Ends 2023)
Dr. Kimberly Outlaw received her Ph.D. in 2019 from the Department of Addictions & Rehabilitation at East Carolina University in Greenville North Carolina. Her research interests include minority athletes and the relationship between depression and substance abuse in the collegiate sports setting. She has published several research journals with topics, ranging from advocacy, mental health, and substance usage as it relates to the athletic population. She received her B.S. in Child Development Family Relations (2008) and a master’s in social work (2010). Dr. Outlaw is a licensed professional in the fields of substance abuse and mental health and has worked as a therapist in the field for a growing number of years. Currently Dr. Outlaw serves in academia part time as an instructor at a number of college institutions, and full time as a therapist.
VACANT (Director of Communications) (Term Ends 2023)
Dr. Stacy Kratz (Member At-Large) (Term Ends 2023)
Dr. Kratz is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Southern California (USC) Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work. She started her social work career at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, and joined USC in 2011. She is faculty lead for the school’s Sport Social Work Task Force and teaches across the curriculum, including the policy-sequence coursework, Global Social Work, and research and leadership in the Doctorate of Social Work (DSW) Program. In 2016, she was awarded the Jane Addams Faculty Award, the first faculty member living outside of LA to be awarded in this way. As a social work researcher, Dr. Kratz has presented nationally and internationally on faculty development, intervention-specific best practices, health promotion and disease prevention in a global context, and global development and peace through sport. In addition to her work in higher education, Dr. Kratz is part of the leadership team of the NASW Tampa Bay Unit, and in 2010 was awarded Tampa Bay’s Social Worker of the Year. She maintains a private practice, serving vulnerable populations including athletes and their families in the Tampa Bay region, and is founder and chair of the Tampa Bay Refugee Task Force Mental Health Initiative, leading an interdisciplinary team who counsel resettlement programs on evidence-based practices concerning refugee mental health initiatives, including athletics.
Dr. Victor Kidd (Member At-Large) (Term Ends 2022)
Dr. Kidd is a trauma psychotherapist, sport mental health expert, athlete career transition specialist, professor, and researcher who has anaffinity for the well-being of black communities, athletes, and first responders. Currently, Dr. Kidd serves as a Program Director for theTrauma Response Community Engagement Program housed in the D.C. Mayor’s Office of Victim Services and Justice Grants (OVSJG). In thisrole, Dr. Kidd is responsible for building community partnerships to deescalate interpersonal violence and trauma in Wards 7 and 8 in the Washington, DC region. As a psychotherapist, Dr. Kidd provides clinical services primarily to Black males and Athletes at Basics Counseling Training, LLC, improving mental well-being by addressing anxiety, depression, trauma, and substance use. Dr. Kidd has served as a change agent in various communities, faced with trauma, anxiety, depression,and substance abuse, either as a therapist or advocate for mental health wellness. He dedicates his life to improving the quality of life for others, which he believes is the driving force to uplifting humanity. Dr. Kidd serves as a Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work, mentoring and guiding future practitioners working to impact our communities.Accompanying his career as a practitioner, Dr. Kidd’s research and academic background examines retirement experiences of former athletes and trauma associated with athletic career transition. Among the many factors related to sport retirement, Dr. Kidd has a particular interest in understanding the traumatic experiences Black athletes face as they disengage from their athletic identity. As the first Black Ph.D. student to graduate from his doctoral program, Dr. Kidd has a vested interest in diversity and inclusion within professional settings such as higher education and sports organizations. As a consultant, Dr. Kidd’s clients include the National Basketball Association (NBA), Brooklyn Nets, D.C. based social service agencies, University of South Carolina, Archbishop Carroll High School Athletics, and Forestville High School Athletics.
Kalyn McDonough, PhD, MSW,(Student Member At-Large) (Term Ends 2022)
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Dr. Matt Moore (Immediate Past President) (Term Ends 2022)
Dr. Matt Moore is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Social Work at Ball State University. Dr. Moore is a former NCAA tennis player and current college coach (Anderson University). Dr. Moore also has over a decade of coaching varsity high school teams. Dr. Moore's research focuses on the integration of social work in sports from a macro perspective (e.g., policy and organizational development). Dr. Moore wrote the first ever Social Work in Sports textbook (released 2018). Dr. Moore has several publications on Sport Social Work and has presented at dozens of national and international conferences. He currently represents ASWIS on the NCAA Task Force on Sleep Disorders and Wellness. Dr. Moore was the recipient of the 2017 Excellence in Teaching Award at Ball State University and a 2019 Fulbright Scholarship Award. He teaches macro social work courses covering policy, research, and non-profit development. Dr. Moore earned his BA from Hanover College and his MSW and Ph.D. from Indiana University.