Vassilios Papacharisis, is an experienced physical educator with leadership, administrative, and analytical skills, well versed in planning sports programs and its application to public. Trained as sports educational psychologist, he received a Ph.D. in Physical Education & Sports in 2004. Serving for 20 years as a Director of the Aristotle University Gym, Dr. Papacharisis developed many new recreational and sports programs for the students, university staff and local community. Over the past 5 years he has been coordinating a distance learning lifelong program for youth coaches and participating in many communities and KA2 Erasmus + projects. He published over 21 peer-reviewed articles and two books.