Cheryl Hart has drawn media attention nationwide, leading to appearances in Shape Magazine, Sports Illustrated, Runner’s World, Inside Triathlon, USA Today and ESPN, to name a few. Cheryl has competed in over 40 marathons, including Boston and New York, and was overall female winner of the Blue Angel Marathon. She is a member of Team USA, winning silver medals in the 2004 World Triathlon (Portugal) and the 2004 World Duathlon (Belgium) as well as the bronze in the 2005 World Championship in Australia and was named All-American in both triathlon and duathlon (2003, 2004 & 2005). She recently competed in the 2008 World Duathlon Championship in Italy, finishing top ten in her division.
She was Kentucky’s NCAA Woman of the Year (1993) and National Inspirational Athlete of the Year (1994). Cheryl has a B.A. in English from Centre College, where she was nationally ranked in cross country and track. After graduation, she served as communications associate, sports information director and cross-country coach. She also holds Masters Degree in Sport Psychology from University of Tennessee. She will be inducted into the Centre College Athletic Hall of Fame on October 25, 2008.
Cheryl is a Sport Psychology consultant, motivational speaker and writer. She teaches Sport Psychology at the University of Louisville and is currently working on several books that guide even non-athletes toward the attainment of life goals by implementing the principles used by successful athletes.
Her focus is on positive thinking and mental techniques for reaching goals. The proper mindset is essential to peak performance. These skills give an athlete the best chance for reaching full potential in sport and life. The mind requires training as much or more than the body. Peak performance consulting provides athletes with practical strategies for maximizing potential. Cheryl works with athletes of all abilities from beginners to professionals.
To give an athlete the best possible chance for peak performance.
- Learn to manage competitive stress
- Goal setting for peak performance
- Control concentration
- Improve confidence
- Learn the most ideal arousal state
- Facilitation of performance
- Persistence and consistency
- Increasing awareness
- Relaxation & Energizing techniques
- Imagery and Visualization
- Avoiding burnout and overtraining
Initial consultation: $150/hour
It is important to examine the foundation or “psychological core.” The initial session includes a personal assessment of your psychological skills to determine strengths and weaknesses. This provides insight into your motivations, actions, and behaviors.
Subsequent 45-minute phone sessions: $75