Culture and the Cardinal Mindset, Dr. Vanessa Shannon, Director of Mental Performance for University of Louisville Athletics

Dr. Vanessa Shannon is the Director of Mental Performance for University of Louisville Athletics and Norton Sports Health. As a former NCAA Division 1 volleyball player, she understands the challenges associated with balancing performance in the classroom and performance in sport. Prior to Louisville, Dr. Shannon spent two years at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida where she served as a …

Fear, Courage and Stress from a Neurosurgeon’s Perspective, Dr. Mark McLaughlin, Neurosurgeon, Author & Speaker

Mark McLaughlin, MD is a neurosurgeon on a mission to use the lessons he’s learned in his career to help others courageously engage and wrestle with stress. Dr. McLaughlin believes everyone can take the core principles behind brain surgery and apply them to any of life’s problems. In his upcoming book, Outthinking Fear, Dr. McLaughlin discusses the lessons he learned …

Mindfulness in Sport, Life & Running with Mackenzie Havey, Author & Runner

Mackenzie Havey is the author of the new book published by Bloomsbury, MINDFUL RUNNING. She writes about endurance sports and mind-body health and fitness for a number of leading publications, including TheAtlantic.com, ESPN, Runner’s World, SELF, and Outside. She holds a graduate degree in sport psychology, is a USA Track & Field-certified coach, teaches classes in the Kinesiology Department at …

The Great Ones with Don Yaeger, New York Times Bestselling Author, Award-winning Certified Speaking Professional & Executive Coach

Don Yaeger is a nationally acclaimed inspirational speaker, longtime Associate Editor of Sports Illustrated, and author of over 30 books, eleven of which have become New York Times Best-sellers. Don left Sports Illustrated in 2008 to pursue a public speaking career that has allowed him to share stories learned from the greatest winners of our generation with audiences as diverse …

Aligning Purpose, Power and Possibilities with Catherine Palin-Brinkworth, CSP, Professional Speaker and CEO of Progress Performance International

As the founder and CEO of business growth consultancy, Progress Performance International, Catherine has spoken in 14 countries. She has trained and mentored many thousands of emerging leaders and business owners, including many professional speakers. Catherine is a Certified Speaking Professional and Global Speaking Fellow. She is a Past National President, Member of the Hall of Fame and Life Member …

Sustained Excellence on Fire Colleen M. Hacker, Ph.D., Internationally recognized Speaker and Consultant in Performance Psychology

Dr. Colleen Hacker has served as a member of the United States coaching staff for five Olympic Games as a Mental Skills Coach and Performance Psychology Specialist. Dr. Hacker began her National Team service in 1995 working with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team. They won the first Gold Medal awarded in women’s soccer at the 1996 Olympic Games followed …

Discover Your Talent, Do What You Love with Don Hutcheson, Author, Entrepreneur and Podcast Host

What do highly successful people actually do to succeed? For 35 years as entrepreneur, inventor, author and coach, Don Hutcheson has experienced and studied the proven career-building strategies that people around the world have used for literally decades to create lives of success, satisfaction and freedom. Several times a week, he interviews individuals and experts from every career category and …

Perform on Demand with Sport Psychology Professor and Consultant, Rich Gordin

Richard Gordin is an emeritus professor in sport psychology at Utah State University. He has been at the university for 37 years. Dr. Gordin has authored 100 articles and book chapters. He has been a sport psychology consultant for numerous athletic teams at his university, USA Gymnastics, USA Track and Field, US Ski and Snowboard Association and several professionals on …

Inside Your Ride with Tonya Johnston, Mental Skills Coach & Author

Tonya Johnston is an equestrian mental skills coach, author, and hunter-jumper A-circuit competitor with a master’s degree in sport psychology. Tonya travels to give mental skills workshops and works individually with clients and teams all over the world. Tonya’s clients include riders and trainers at top A-circuit, regional and local barns; international grand prix riders; national medal final winners; NCAA …