Amaury Samalot-Rivera, Ph.D

Associate Professor (KSSPE), Committee Member (President’s Council on Diversity & Inclusion)
(585) 395-5252
Office: Tuttle North B330


Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Amaury Samalot-Rivera came to SUNY Brockport in 2013. He taught for 10 years in the Elementary and Special Physical Education Department of University of Puerto Rico at Bayamon. He is the former pitching coach of the Puerto Rico Female National Softball Team. He enjoys playing softball and coaching his two sons (baseball).


  • PhD, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., The Ohio State University
  • B.A., University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez

Areas of Specialty

  • Teacher Education
  • Assessment
  • Diversity
  • Adapted Physical Education

Research Interests

  • Affective Domain in Physical Education and Sports
  • Social Inclusion (Transition)
  • Diversity in Physical Education