Education

Master's Degree
Sport Studies with a concentration in Sport Psychology
University of Tennessee; Knoxville

Bachelors Degree
Psychology Major; Coaching minor
Saginaw Valley State University


SPORT PSYCHOLOGY
Workshops

How to Focus Under Pressure: Bowling Team, Saginaw Valley State University

Handling Pressure: Varsity Tennis Team, Saginaw Valley State University

Full Day workshop: Goal-Setting, Imagery, & Confidence Building
Varsity Softball Team, Saginaw Valley State University

Communication & Focus: Volleyball Team, Johnson Bible College

Imagery & Team Building: Women’s Soccer Team, Johnson Bible College

Goal-Setting & Focus under Pressure: Men’s Soccer Team, Johnson Bible College


Coaching
Experience

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Assistant Coach for Mental Skills; Women's Soccer; Saginaw Valley State University

Assistant Coach; Roller Derby; Chemical City Derby Girls

Mental Skills Coach, Volunteer Mental Skills Coaching; Saginaw Valley State University

  • Bowling, Volleyball, Soccer, Track, Softball

Mental Skills Coach - Preseason Training; Johnson Bible College

  • Men's soccer, women's soccer, volleyball

Sports Program Coordinator; Emerald Youth Foundation

  • Volleyball, Basketball, Wrestling, Swimming, Soccer

Head Coach; Karns Middle School Soccer

  • Champions - Smokey Mountain Middle School Soccer tournament

Goalkeeping Coach, Michigan Goalkeeping Academy


presentations

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 Reflections on your Experience, MYLead Conference, MSU (2016)

Concentration Techniques for Runners, Ann Arbor Running Company (2015)

Importance of Teamwork, MYLead Conference, MSU (2015)

Be Your Best, MYLead Conference, MSU (2014)

Get What You Want: Goal Setting, iDiscover Conference, SVSU (2012)

Leadership in Sports: Creative Coaching, Student Life Leadership Friday’s, SVSU (2011)

The Phil Jackson Way of Leadership, Lead, Soar, Educate Conference, SVSU (2011)

Ethics in Leadership, Leadershipalooza Conference, SVSU (2010)

Wheel of Excellence: Leadership, Clifton M. Jones Leadership Conference, UT (2010)


Personal
Sport Experience

Favorite Sports to play: Soccer, Basketball, Baseball, Waterskiing, Running, Biking, Rock Climbing

Running Experience

5k - (7)

10k: (4) Overall winner - Higgins Lake Sunrise Run - 2018

Half: (3) Trail-Half (2014), Bearathon (2016), Brooksieway (2018)

Full: (2) Detroit Marathon (2015) and Holland-Haven Marathon (2018)

Triathlon Experience: Sprint (2011), Olympic (2012), Half-Ironman (2013)