Editors-in-Chief: Amanda L. Paule-Koba, Bowling Green State University
  Sarah Stokowski, Clemson University

Welcome to the Journal of Athlete Development and Experience (JADE). JADE is a peer-reviewed, scholarly, online journal dedicated to the exploration of athlete development and the athlete experience. JADE welcomes manuscripts from new and seasoned authors who have the desire to share knowledge through the dissemination of published works online.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Journal of Athlete Development and Experience (JADE) is to advance, promote, and disseminate original empirical research surrounding issues concerning athletes in high school through professional sports both in the United States and abroad. This interdisciplinary journal will include a wide variety of topics and methodological approaches to examine the development of athletes. The research that is published in this journal will be both practical and theoretical in nature.

Submissions to this journal that are cross-disciplinary and have clear applied and real-world uses are encouraged. All articles are peer-reviewed and intended for an audience of both academics and practitioners, and should be written for the lay reader.

Current Issue: Volume 4, Issue 3 (2022)

Research Articles


Organizational Support Factors for Minor League Baseball Player Development
Christopher M. McLeod, Nola Agha, and Simon Rosenblum-Larson


Utilization and Impact of Career Services Among Collegiate Athletes
Evan A. Davis, Shea M. Brgoch, Leeann M. Lower-Hoppe, Makena Lynch, Duncan A. Johnston, Daniel Wray, Kristy McCray, and Megan Parietti


Female Adolescent Athletes’ Experiences of Body Dissatisfaction Across Individual and Team Sports
Alicia Deogracias-Schleich, Lindsey C. Blom, Kayla E. Myers, Stefania Aegisdottir Ph.D., Ashley Coker-Cranney, Allison Blake, J.C. Ausmus, and Miata Walker