“Perfect in Mindset. Perfect Attitude. Perfect Effort. Perfect Teammate” with Andrea Becker, Assistant Professor & Assistant Coach for USA Men’s Volleyball

Dr. Andrea Becker is an Assistant Professor at Sacramento State where she teaches courses in sport psychology such as Psychological Aspects of Peak Performance and Sport and Exercise Psychology. She also serves as an Assistant Coach (the Sport Psych Coach) for the USA Men’s Volleyball and traveled to the Rio Olympics with the team. Andrea completed her Ph.D. in Sport …

How to Build and Sustain a Championship Culture with Jeff Janssen, Janssen Sport Leadership Center, Founder and Director

Widely considered the world’s top expert on Sports Leadership, Jeff Janssen is the founder and president of the Janssen Sports Leadership Center. Jeff’s pioneering work in launching and conducting college athletics’ first Leadership Academies with student-athletes and coaches began over a decade ago. His groundbreaking work continues to be the gold standard today. Jeff and his team’s work has led …

Learning to Be Present Focused with Brett Haskell, Director of Sport Psychology, University of Nebraska

Dr. Brett Haskell, Ph.D., was promoted to Director of Sports Psychology in July of 2018. In her role, Dr. Haskell provides counseling, psychological services, mental skills training, teambuilding and leadership development services for each of Nebraska’s 24 sports and more than 600 Husker student-athletes. Haskell works closely with student-athletes to help them develop skills and techniques that enhance personal well-being, …

BRAND Yourself with Dr. Kensa Gunter, Licensed Psychologist and Certified Mental Performance Consultant

Dr. Kensa Gunter is a licensed psychologist (Georgia) and a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). In her Atlanta based private practice, she provides individual counseling, sport psychology services, and consultation services to various organizations. Dr. Gunter has worked with the Atlanta Falcons (NFL) and the Atlanta Dream (WNBA) as well as athletes …

Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement with Dr. Keith Kaufman, Clinical Sport Psychologist, Researcher & Author

Keith A. Kaufman, Ph.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist specializing in the mental training of athletes and others who wish to improve their health and performance. He has operated his own private practice since 2008, and currently has two office locations in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. Dr. Kaufman is also a Research Associate at The Catholic University of America …

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 …