AASP offers the following types of annual memberships:
Professional Member ($199 USD)
Persons with a master's or doctoral degree from an accredited institution in a field related to sport psychology (e.g., exercise and sport science, kinesiology, psychology, counseling, etc.).
Early Professional Member ($149 USD)
Persons in the first or second year following completion of all requirements for a master's or doctoral degree from an accredited institution in a field related to sport psychology (e.g., kinesiology, psychology, counseling, etc.). This transitional membership category is valid for two years and is not renewable.
Affiliate Member ($125 USD)
Any individual with an interest in the field of sport psychology who does not meet the requirements for Professional, Early Professional, or Student Membership in AASP. Persons qualifying for Affiliate membership may include athletes, exercisers, coaches, athletic trainers, personal trainers, youth sport parents, sport/coaching organizations, and fitness and health clubs. Affiliate Members are not afforded voting rights or eligible to hold office.
Student Member ($85 USD)
Persons enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program related to the field of sport psychology in an accredited institution.
Emerging Country Member
Eligible for 50% off all membership types listed above. Persons residing and working in Emerging Countries, as defined annually by the World Bank, are eligible to receive a 50% discount on Student, Affiliate, Early Professional, and Professional membership fees. Contact AASP headquarters for more information on Emerging Country Membership.
Senior Member ($49 USD)
Persons who have been a professional member for at least 15 years (not necessarily consecutive) and have reached the age of 65. To apply for Senior Membership status, please contact AASP with your request including your name, birthday, and how many years you have been an AASP Member.
AASP membership runs on a calendar year basis and is effective January 1 through December 31. Membership applications may be submitted year-round, however, please note the following:
- New applications submitted between January 1 and October 31 are effective for the current calendar year. Applicants will receive all publications mailed since January 1, and will be invoiced in late Fall for the following year's dues.
- New applications submitted between November 1 and December 31 are good through the end of the following calendar year.