The Competitive Edge from Dr. Alan Goldberg
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What Causes My Slumps And Blocks And How Can I Get Rid Of Them?
How to be a Winning Coach: The Coach-Athlete Relationship
Dr. Alan Goldberg's Biography
Dr. Goldberg was the sport psychology consultant to the 1999 NCAA Men’s Basketball National Champion University of Connecticut Huskies, and the 2000 men’s soccer NCAA champions. He is the former Sports Psychology Consultant for the University of Connecticut Athletic Department and continues to work with their men’s soccer program. As a nationally-known expert in the field of applied sport psychology, Dr. Goldberg works with athletes and teams across all sports at every level, from professional and Olympic caliber right down to junior competitors. Dr. Goldberg specializes in helping athletes overcome fears & blocks, snap out of slumps, and perform to their potential. His book, Sports Slump Busting (LLumina Press), is based on his extensive experience getting teams and individual athletes unstuck and back on track. Outside of sports, Dr. Goldberg works with performing artists, sales and business people, test takers, and public speakers.
Dr. Goldberg is a regular and popular presenter at coaches’ clinics, colleges, and high schools across the country, as well as internationally. He is known for his ability to take the subjects of sports psychology and peak performance and present them in a humorous, practical and easy-to-understand manner. Dr. Goldberg is a frequent speaker at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs and has presented regularly at national coaches’ clinics including Women’s Basketball Coaches, American Swim Coaches, National Soccer Coaches, US Youth Soccer, American Youth Soccer, US Gymnastics, National Softball Coaches, US Sailing, and US Professional Tennis Coaches.
Dr. Goldberg received his doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He is a former #1 singles player for the UMass Minuteman tennis team and twice Conference Champion. His background also includes 22 years of tennis coaching experience and a first-degree black belt in Shurin Ryu karate.
Dr. Goldberg is the author of 25 mental toughness training programs and books for athletes on sports psychology and peak performance. He also writes on the subject of peak performance for a number of national publications including Collegiate Baseball, Swimming World, International Gymnast, Fitness Swimmer, BullsEye News, the NSCAA Soccer Journal, Soccer Jr., The Diver, and Women’s Fast Pitch World, to name a few.
As the Director of Competitive Advantage, an Amherst, Massachusetts-based performance consulting firm, Dr. Goldberg maintains a private practice and an extensive sports psychology phone consultation service for athletes around the world. He is one of the only sports psychology consultants in the country providing one-on-one phone consultation utilizing natural flow EMDR, a breakthrough method that works closely with the mind-body connection and has resulted in more quickly and more effectively getting athletes unstuck and back on track.