Gilbert Fellingham


Dr. Gilbert Fellingham is a Professor of Statistics at Brigham Young University. Dr. Fellingham spent the first ten years of his career as a multiple sport coach at both the secondary and collegiate level. He completed his Ph. D. in Biostatistics at the University of Washington in 1990 and started his academic career at BYU the same year. He is currently the Chair-elect of the Section on Statistics in Sports in the American Statistical Association. His general area of research is Bayesian and nonparametric Bayesian methods in health and human performance. He has been recognized by the National Athletic Trainers Association for ‘his dedication and contributions to the profession of athletic training’, and he has received the Statistics in Sports award from the American Statistical Association for ‘contributions to statistics in the sports community.’ His 70 publications include papers on the triathlon, ice hockey, track, soccer, basketball, and volleyball. He has also consulted for the United States National Men’s Volleyball team, and the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League.

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