Began at Auburn: August 2015
Education: Zeplin earned a Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology from the University of Denver in 2013. Prior to that, he completed a M.A. in Sport and Performance Psychology from the University of Denver in 2009 and B.A. in Psychology from Muhlenberg College in 2004.
Past Experience: Prior to coming to Auburn, Zeplin had spent time at Illinois State University where he was working in the Department of Athletics as well as the University Counseling Center, Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS) at the University of Oklahoma and the University of Denver's Department of Athletics and Recreation. He is a Certified Consultant by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and is listed in the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) Sport Psychology Registry. Zeplin is active in professional organizations including the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP); and has served on the Student Development Committee for AASP and as a member of the Science Committee of APA Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology). Zeplin has presented both nationally and internationally on the topics of collegiate student athletes, sport psychology student development and youth sport development. He was the recipient of the 2011 Distinguished Student Practice Award from the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) for excellence in applied sport psychology.
Personal: During his time at Muhlenberg College, Zeplin wrestled competitively. Zeplin now resides in Auburn with his wife Jennifer and son Carson.