Two of our sport psychology consultants, Stephanie Barrett, M.S., and Tess Palmateer, M.Sc., were invited to speak at the inaugural Girls Sports Coaches Summit hosted by BSN Sports on Saturday, October 5th. Stephanie and Tess presented on the topic of Building Player Confidence: Female Athlete Mental Health and Strength to approximately 70 coaches alongside esteemed speakers. The focus of the presentation was how athletes can foster mental toughness through emotion regulation, focus, and self-talk.
The other presenters included Nancy Lieberman, Naismith Basketball Hall of Famer, Kevin Atlas, Motivational Speaker; Believe in You Challenge, Juliann Faucette Johnson, Former Team USA Volleyball Player, and Shanice Stephens, Former NCAA Division 1 Head Coach. To learn more about the event and the speakers check out this link: https://www.bsnsports.com/ib/wcoachingsummit