Alan Kornspan is currently a freelance sports reporter and adjunct instructor at the University of Akron teaching graduate courses in sport science and coaching and undergraduate courses in sport studies. Formerly, Kornspan was a Full Professor in the School of Sport Science and Wellness Education at the University of Akron. Kornspan received his Ed.D. from West Virginia University in Sport Behavior with a concentration in Applied Sport Psychology. Kornspan completed his M.S. at Michigan State University and his B.A. at Ohio State University.