For a variety of reasons, IPAHW collaborates with many different organizations in different capacities. Friends of the Institute include:

National Center for Drug Free Sport

  • Program development and enhancement
  • Educational services consultation
  • Alcohol and other drug Webinar series

NCAA Sport Science Institute

  • Alcohol and other drug education research, development, and implementation
  • Evaluation Services


  • eLearning courses
  • Alcohol and drug awareness education


  • Alcohol and other drug education

The APPLE conference

  • Annual contributor to the APPLE conference that seeks to promote student-athlete wellness and substance abuse prevention.

Penn State University Methodology Center

  • Research and Development
    • Delivery of myPlaybook using the Multiphase Optimization Strategy (MOST).

NFL Foundation

  • Program Evaluation
    • Evaluating the transformational coaching initiative in Colorado and Texas.

Coach for America

  • Program Evaluation
    • Informing program improvement and measuring program impact.

Minnesota State High School League

  • Program Evaluation
    • Assessing the diffusion of the “Why We Play” coaching education program.