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Brian Krolczyk, Ph.D.

KrolczykAssistant Professor - Executive Health (MBA Program)
Assistant Professor - Health Promotion and Wellness
Director - UWSP/NWI Health and Wellness Coaching Certificate

242B CPS
Office Phone: 715-346-4801    
Cell Phone: 304-777-6900, text messages welcomed

Office Hours   

Monday: 4-7 p.m. (Zoom or phone meeting by appointment)    
Tuesday: 10-11 a.m., CPS 242B    
Thursday: 10-11 a.m., CPS 242B

Courses Taught

  • BUS 732:  Neuroleadership: Mastering Resilience and High Performance
  • HPW 290: Psychological Aspects of Health
  • HPW 304: Theories of Behavior Change
  • HPW 705: Building Expertise in Health & Wellness
  • HPW 735: Health and Wellness Coaching Foundations
  • HPW 775: Health and Wellness Coaching Ethics and Practicum


Brian’s expertise is the integration of personal resilience and leadership effectiveness, with more than 25 years of executive coaching experience. For over a decade, Brian was senior assessor in the Executive Solutions Group, Global Assessment Operations at Development Dimensions International (DDI), Inc., a global leader in the science and practice of business leadership. He has interviewed and assessed more than 800 executives from the Fortune 500, spanning every major industry and continent. He is principal and co-founder of RYP Global, LLC, Resilience Coaching for Professionals. His deep background in psychology, mental health, health care and business has prepared him to help others boost their well-being and expand their professional impact.


  • Ph.D., Counseling Psychology from West Virginia University (APA Accredited), 2000
  • M.S., Mental Health Counseling/Counselor from West Virginia University, 1993
  • B.S. Psychology from UW-Stevens Point, 1991


Teaching Experience

  • Assistant Professor - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (August 2018-Present)
  • Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University, Executive MBA Program
  • Adjunct Instructor, Waynesburg University, Department of Psychology
  • Adjunct Instructor, West Virginia University, Department of Counseling, Counseling Psychology and Rehabilitation Psychology

Research Interests

  • Digital communication strategies that drive behavior change

Selected Publications



  • Developer, UWSP Center for Inclusive Teaching & Learning (CITL) / UWSP Human Resources, Leadership Development Series
  • Consultant, Facilitator & Educator, UWSP Continuing Education and Outreach
  • Student Mentor, UWSP Tutoring-Learning Center


  • Volunteer, Support Group Facilitator, Health & Wellness Coach, Ascension Health, Stevens Point, WI, Departments of Cardiac Rehabilitation & Physical Therapy

Professional Memberships

  • National Wellness Institute

Licensures and Certifications

  • Certificate, Executive Health & Well-Being, College of Executive Coaching
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