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 3, Issue 3 (2021)

Research Articles


Division I College Athletes’ Self-Perception: Investigating the Impact of Race and Discrimination
Sean Strehlow, Sayvon JL Foster, Rhema Fuller, B. David Ridpath, Alison Fridley, and Sarah Stokowski


Validation of the Athletic Identity Measurement Scale in Youth Academy Soccer Players
Tom Mitchell Dr., Fieke Rongen, John Perry, Martin Littlewood, and Kevin Till