Here’s some more upbeat, positive background fodder about me:
I was the mental coach for multiple winners on the PGA Tour, Indy Eleven, and University of Notre Dame
I worked with a medalist at the Rio Olympics
I was the sport psychology coach for the 2013 USTA National Champion
I have also caddied over 20+ events on the PGA Tour
Wriiten six books on Mental Toughness and have an awesome sport psychology podcast- 15 Minutes of Mental Toughness
I have also written six books so far on mental toughness:
What do I do?
Research & Application
I deliver mental toughness training through a combination of research and over 10+ years of applied experience with hundreds of athletes, coaches, and teams. I’ve been featured on ESPN, FOX NEWS, The Golf Channel, New York Times, Runner’s World, & Stack Magazine.
Speaking & Consulting
I speak often to businesses, universities, and corporate athletes including, Marriott, Walgreens, Morgan Stanley, JVA, PGA of America, among many others. I’ve been a certified consultant since 2006 of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology.
I was an assistant professor of Sport Psychology for six years, publishing over a dozen research articles on the “Yips” in Golf, and effectiveness of sport psychology interventions. I was published in the Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, Journal of Athletic Insight, Journal of Sport Behavior, and The Sport Journal.
Mental Toughness Coaching
I’ve been the mental coach extensively with Indy Eleven Pro Soccer and University of Notre Dame.
I’m a husband and father of two wonderful kids. I live in Indianapolis, Indiana and provide sport psychology services to many passionate athletes. I completed a Full Ironman, a personal best marathon of 3:23, competed in ultra-marathons, and numerous other races, and had a hole-in-one. Participated in Master’s Swimming Events. I golf, swim, ski, read, run, play ping-pong and chess.
Here are some cool (and not so cool) facts about me!
I’ve worked with Indy Eleven and the University of Notre Dame.
A former CMPC for Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) since 2006-consulting with hundreds of athletes, coaches, and teams.
Have been the mental coach with winners on the PGA Tour,web.com tour, Olympic Medalists, and the USTA National Champion.
I’ve caddied over 20+ events on professional golf tours.
Author of six books on Mental Toughness.
Published over a dozen journal articles on the “yips” in golf and sport psychology.
Has been featured on ESPN, The Golf Channel, Runner’s World, NY Times, & Stack Magazine.
Graduate of University of Tennessee, Temple University, & Shepherd University.
Has had two near death accidents (car accident & falling off a cliff).
Married with 2 children.
Completed Ironman, Ran ultra-marathons, Tough Mudders, Masters swimmer, and has had a hole-in-one.
Was a raft-guide during college in WV.
Skied over 100+ days in one season in Crested Butte, CO.
Speaks and trains with teams, organizations, and schools on mental toughness.
I’m a husband and father of two wonderful kids. I’m an Ironman, and endurance athlete, and I PLAY. Golf, swim, ski, run, ping-pong and chess. I speak & train with teams, organizations, and coaches on mental toughness.