A few of my favorites: 


According to the APA, Sport Psychology is

 "A proficiency that uses psychological knowledge and skills to address optimal performance and well-being of athletes, developmental and social aspects of sports participation, and systemic issues associated with sports settings and organizations."

Points of Emphasis:

  • Focus / Concentration          

  • Goal Setting

  • Pre-Performance Nerves

  • Confidence

  • Routines

  • Imagery

  • Mental Rehearsal

  • Stress Management 

  • Anxiety 

  • Overcoming Adversity 




Allen, M. (2017). About Mark Allen. Retrieved from https://markallencoaching.com/about/

Cox, L. (2017). About Lynne. Retrieved from https://www.lynnecox.com/about/

Cox, L. (2017, August 4). I swam from the U.S. to the Soviet Union. Then the world changed.

The Washington Post. Retrieved from https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/i- swam-from-the-us-to-the-soviet-union-then-the-world-changed/2017/08/04/a3ff7b68- 792f-11e7-8f39-eeb7d3a2d304_story.html?utm_term=.403d3fb4f23a

DiTrolio, M. (2015, July 31). 50 Ironmans in 50 days in 50 states. Runner’s World Newswire. Retrieved from https://www.runnersworld.com/general-interest/50-ironmans-in-50-days-in-50-states


Hamilton, L. (2008). Force of nature: mind, body, and, of course, surfing. New York: Rodale.


Howe-Violett, S. (2017). About Stephanie Howe-Violett, PhD. Retrieved from http://www.stephaniehoweviolett.com/sample-page/


Kragen, P. (2015, February 25). Special needs team pushes limits. The San Diego Union Tribune.

Retrieved from http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/lifestyle/people/sdut-special-needs-swim-team-pushes-limits-2015feb25-story.html

Krar, R. (2017). Searching the limits of the body and mind, one step at a time. Running into darkness to find the light. About Rob Krar. Retrieved from https://robkrar.com/about/

Leadville Race Series (2017). Leadville Trail 100 Run. Retrieved from http://www.leadvilleraceseries.com/run/leadvilletrail100run/

Long, K. (2016, November 3). Battling ice and injury, these polar explorers traversed unknown lands. National Geographic. Retrieved from https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/adventurers-of-the-year/2017/greenland- kiteski-sarah-ncnair-landry-erik-boomer-ben-stookesberry/


Mcnair-Landry, S. (2017). Sarah Mcnair-Landry. Retrieved from http://www.pittarak.com/indTeamSarah.html


Norcross, D. (2005, September 16). Pushed to paddle: San Diegan Kevin Eslinger answered the call of his wild side to complete marathon paddleboard trip. The San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved from http://legacy.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/fitness/20050916-9999- lz1s16fitnes.html


Roche, D. (2016, August 26). Clare Gallagher, Leadville champ, runs on hard work, smiles, and candy. Trail Runner Magazine Online. Retrieved from http://trailrunnermag.com/people/profiles/clare-gallagher-leadville-champ-runs-hard- work-smiles-candy.html

Williams, D. (2015, August 18). Swim coach heads for open water. The San Diego Union Tribune. Retrieved from http://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/news/health/sdut-swim- coach-open-water-2015aug18-story.html

World Open Water Swimming Association (2016, January 26). Dan Simonelli – 2015 Global marathon swimming award. The Daily News of Open Water Swimming. Retrieved from http://dailynews.openwaterswimming.com/2016/01/dan-simonelli-2015-global- marathon.html?m=1