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CPEX

Meet the CPEX Consultants

Second Year CPEX Consultants - Class of 2019

      • Addie Bracy

        Addie Bracy

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with high school athletes and elite athletes in any sport domain, especially in high risk and extreme endurance sports

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        Background

        Hometown: Summerfield, NC

        Degree: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – B.A., Communication Studies

        Personal Performance History: 18+ years of experience in track and field, cross country, marathon, mountain running, and ultra-running at the high school, collegiate, and professional level, including competing internationally and at world championships for Team USA 5x; 7+ years of coaching at the collegiate and high school level.

        Mission Statement: To help athletes perform at their best while maintaining joy and balance outside of their sport domain.

      • Wesley Christensen

        Wesley Christensen

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes of all levels, business professionals, performers, and any individual or group that is serious about improving performance

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        Background

        Hometown: Salt Lake City, UT

        Degree: Utah State University – B.S., Exercise Science

        Personal Performance History: DI collegiate football; Top 20 nationally ranked 110m hurdler, former decathlete

        Mission Statement: My goal is to help individuals maximize their impact by learning how to make their mind work for rather than against them.

      • Emily Danza

        Emily Danza

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes of all levels from elite to beginners, individuals who partake in high risk occupations, business professionals in high stress corporate jobs, teachers/coaches, parents and anyone else who wants to excel in their field of interest

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        Background

        Hometown: Cervinia, Italy

        Degree: Montana State University – B.S., Physiological Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Competed internationally for an Italian development team; DI Alpine ski team

        Mission Statement: To help individuals at all levels and in numerous domains excel and feel empowered within their field of interest.

      • Allysha Dixon

        Allysha Dixon

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with high level athletes striving for improvement, as well as high risk youth

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        Background

        Hometown: Spring Valley, NY

        Degree: Jefferson University (Formerly Philadelphia University) -- B.S., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: High school and club soccer and basketball; Collegiate and pro-flight club ultimate

        Mission Statement: To support athletes/performers in cultivating and incorporating the mental skills and training that will empower them to strive for success in competition and life.

      • Allie Don Sing

        Allie Don Sing

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with high school athletes, collegiate/elite/professional athletes, helping athletes transition out of athletics, coaches, and business professionals

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        Background

        Hometown: Danville, CA

        Degree: Auburn University – B.A., Psychology, Minor in Sport & Coaching

        Personal Performance History: Competitive soccer and lacrosse

        Mission Statement: In my work with performers I aim to gain a holistic understanding of individuals in order to work effectively together toward excellence and enjoyment in their chosen performance domain and life in general.

      • Darien Dunn

        Darien Dunn

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes of all ages, business professionals and anyone interested in growing as a person

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        Background

        Hometown: Denver, CO

        Degree: Clark Atlanta University – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Baseball for 5 years; Gymnastics for 2 years; Basketball for 15 years; High school Kappa Alpha Psi-Kappa league step team; Track & field 10+ years, including collegiate level

        Mission Statement: To help athletes of all ages and skill levels trust themselves and their training to achieve their optimal level for competing and performing.

      • Josh Gildea

        Josh Gildea

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with passionate athletes to help them grow and develop into the best human beings they can become

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        Background

        Hometown: Valley, PA

        Degree: Lycoming College – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: High School Baseball; College and elite club soccer; Karate

        Mission Statement: To inspire positive lifelong change and growth through the use of sport and performance.

      • Sami Gothberg

        Sami Gothberg

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes from any level or age, individuals within high risk occupations, and individuals dealing with mental health issues

      • Brea Hapken

        Breane Hapken

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with individuals and teams of all ages, military, and first responders  

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        Background

        Hometown: Denver, CO

        Degree: B.S., Health & Exercise Science; Minor in Coaching

        Personal Performance History: Basketball; Volleyball; Softball; Military; and CrossFit

        Mission Statement: There is no greater joy than helping a child, teenager, or adult discover their full potential can be reached, and helping them achieve it.

      • Nicole Henning

        Nicole Henning

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with collegiate, elite, and professional athletes

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        Background

        Hometown: Rochester, MN

        Degree: University of Minnesota Duluth – B.A.Sc., Sport & Exercise Science; Minor in Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Gymnastics; Track & field (sprinter)

        Mission Statement: To positively inspire athletes to trust their own abilities in order to enhance their performance.

      • Chase Hollander

        Chase Hollander

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with collegiate and semi-professional athletes, teams, and coaches. Want to help athletes with the transition to professional sport or to non-sport careers.

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        Background

        Hometown: Port Washington, WI

        Degree: University of Wisconsin-Stout – B.S., Psychology; Minor in Coaching

        Personal Performance History: High school tennis, hockey, and baseball; DIII Collegiate hockey

        Mission Statement: Improve the acceptance of life's joys and challenges while giving athletes a competitive edge that goes beyond physical and technical training.

      • Corey Homberg

        Jonathan Corey Homberg

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes across all sports, at all ages, and all skill levels. Also interested in working with those employed in high risk occupations and business professionals.

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        Background

        Hometown: Plant City, FL

        Degree: Florida State University – B.A., Psychology; Minor in Criminology

        Personal Performance History: High school football, baseball, and wrestling

        Mission Statement: My goal is to bolster the recovery process of injured athletes, to manage the strain of competition, and to augment performance – to help every athlete reach their peak potential both on and off the field.

      • Faith Ide

        Faith Ide

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with military and elite/ professional athletics  

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        Background

        Hometown: Minot, Maine

        Degree: Springfield College – B.S., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: High school ice hockey, soccer, and lacrosse

        Mission Statement: To help and empower athletes to perform at an optimal level in and out of sport.

      • Dustin Jones

        Dustin Jones

        Consulting Interests: 

        I am interested in working with high risk occupations and high-performance athletes

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        Background

        Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

        Degree: Morehead State University – B.S., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Collegiate Cheer; Worked with law enforcement – LAPD (ride-along experiences)

        Mission Statement: To help athletes and members of high-risk communities perform well when it matters most.

      • Josh Kaplan

        Josh Kaplan

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with elite athletes of any sport and age, as well as business professionals

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        Background

        Hometown: Northbrook, IL

        Degree: Wittenberg University – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Collegiate baseball (team captain)

        Mission Statement: To help individuals actively engage in, and further enjoy their performance realm.

      • Michelle Lloyd

        Michelle Lloyd

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with high risk occupations, strength and conditioning, team building, youth

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        Background

        Hometown: Poulsbo, WA

        Degree: B.S., Kinesiology; Concentration in Exercise Science; Minors in Coaching and Personal Training

        Personal Performance History: Collegiate track and field; Club volleyball coach; Army soldier

        Mission Statement: To educate and empower!

      • Leah Lomonte

        Leah Lomonte

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes returning from injuries, athletes transitioning out of sport, and helping athletes achieve personal growth

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        Background

        Hometown: Katy, TX

        Degree: University of Denver – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Gymnastics 20+ years (including NCAA)

        Mission Statement: To help performers achieve personal growth and live a fulfilling life, both in and outside of their performance domain.

      • Hollis Lyman

        Hollis Lyman

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes and performers, specifically para-athletes, extreme performers, and clients who want to recognize their human potential

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        Background

        Hometown: Colorado Springs, CO

        Degree: B.S., Psychology & Criminology

        Personal Performance History: Endurance sports: Triathlon, trail running, ultramarathon running, swimming, road cycling, and mountain biking

        Mission Statement: I believe that all humans have a desire to fulfill their immense potential. I hope to work with performers of all levels to accomplish the incredible.

      • Bailey Mathis

        Bailey Mathis

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in consulting with collegiate and elite level athletes, athletes returning from injury, and athletes transitioning into retirement

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        Background

        Hometown: Lake Worth, FL

        Degree: Loyola University Maryland – B.A., Psychology; Minor in Communications

        Personal Performance History: Women's Professional Lacrosse League (WPLL) on New England Command; 4 years of Division I Lacrosse

        Mission Statement: To empower athletes to live out their dreams, both in and outside of sport, in a way that brings them fulfillment and joy.

      • Katherine McManus

        Katherine McManus

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with collegiate athletes, athletes in transition states, and athletes who are battling injury.

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        Background

        Hometown: Sharon, MA

        Degree: University of Notre Dame – B.A., Psychology; Minor in Business Economics

        Personal Performance History: Division I Lacrosse; Student-Athlete Advisory Council president; Atlantic Coast Conference SAAC liaison

        Mission Statement: To help individuals develop clarity and consistency in their values and behaviors to help them live out their values. I hope to empower individuals to help them reach their optimal levels of performance across all areas of their life.

      • Carina Metzgar

        Carina Metzgar

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with injured athletes during rehabilitation and return to sport after injury; interested in all levels of sport 

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        Background

        Hometown: Mound City, MO

        Degree: Kansas State University – B.S., Athletic Training; Minor in Kinesiology; Certified Athletic Trainer

        Personal Performance History: High school volleyball, basketball, track and field, and cheerleading; athletic trainer with equestrian, basketball, football, skateboard, BMX/Mt. bike, scooter, gymnastics, and cheerleading

        Mission Statement: To facilitate athletes in discovering and reaching their potential in both performance and in life.

      • Theresa Morin

        Theresa Morin

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes at all levels of sport. I also have a special interest in working with athletes on team sports and those dealing with injury.

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        Background

        Hometown: Morrisville, VT

        Degree: University of Vermont – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Basketball; Soccer; Softball

        Mission Statement: To enhance the experience of athletes, in both performance and daily life.

      • Erin Murray

        Erin Murray

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with individual and team sports at all levels, particularly collegiate. Also interested in working with coaches, high risk occupations, and those in positions of leadership. 

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        Background

        Hometown: Kendall, WI

        Degree: Macalester College – B.A., Psychology; Minor in Hispanic Studies

        Personal Performance History: Concert band; Collegiate concert choir; Collegiate basketball, DIII USA Basketball Team; Competitive soccer, volleyball, softball; 2 years basketball coaching

        Mission Statement: To use sport and performance domains as a catalyst for personal growth, empowerment, and leadership to build oneself and others up both in and out of the performance arena.

      • Olivia Oppenheim

        Olivia Oppenheim

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with athletes and teams of all ages and ability levels, coach-player interactions, team dynamics, athletes returning from injury, and athletes transitioning out of sport.

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        Background

        Hometown: Hopewell Junction, NY

        Degree: Ithaca College – B.A., Sport Studies; Minors in Sport and Exercise Psychology and Coaching

        Personal Performance History: Collegiate lacrosse; 15 years of competitive soccer; 10 years of basketball

        Mission Statement: I am passionate about the performance psychology field because I believe it is extremely important to train and develop the mind of athletes along with their physical development. I find the mind-body connection to be vital to success both on and off the field or court. I look forward to helping each athlete become the best version of themselves.

      • Mimi Renaudin

        Mimi Renaudin

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with adolescent and high school athletes of all levels, and athletes returning to their sport following an injury

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        Background

        Hometown: Mandeville, LA

        Degree: Regis University – Doctorate of Physical Therapy; University of Mississippi – B.S., Psychology and B.S. Exercise Science

        Personal Performance History: Division I Tennis

        Mission Statement: To empower young athletes to reach their full potential in athletics and life.

      • Erin Roepke

        Erin Roepke

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with collegiate athletes, elite/professional athletes, coaches, and athletes transitioning out of sport

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        Background

        Hometown: St. Louis, MO

        Degree: University of Missouri-Columbia – B.A., Psychology; Minor in Business

        Personal Performance History: Competitive soccer at collegiate level; High school cross country

        Mission Statement: To support athletes, performers, and coaches as people while empowering them to adopt a positive growth mindset, develop and deliver mental skills, and cultivate consistency in thought in order to compete, perform, or coach at their optimal level.

      • Elizabeth Rubio

        Elizabeth Rubio

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with performing artists (singers, dancers, and musicians), business professionals, athletes at all levels, and high risk occupations, particularly medical professionals

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        Background

        Hometown: Ocala, FL

        Degree: University of Florida – B.S., Psychology; Minor in Mass Communications

        Personal Performance History: 8 years of competitive dance (hip-hop, jazz, lyrical, and broadway); College dance team; Singing; Theatre

        Mission Statement: To work alongside athletes as an ally and a partner in their journey towards a more positive and consistent performance experience; to allow them the freedom and safety to explore who they are as an athlete and as an individual.

      • Jen Simmons

        Jen Simmons

        Consulting Interests:

        Interested in working with high school and collegiate athletes and teams, and athletes coming back from injury

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        Background

        Hometown: San Francisco, CA

        Degree: University of Southern California – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: 8 years of experience in volleyball

        Mission Statement: To create an open, welcoming, balanced relationship with athletes in hopes of helping them achieve greater enjoyment and performance in sport, life, and in their chosen performance domain.

      • Steven Smith

        Steven Smith

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with elite individuals and teams of all ages, especially in injury recovery, performance enhancement, and transition out of sport.

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        Background

        Hometown: Reading, MA

        Degree: Trine University – B.S., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Collegiate track and field; All-state high school football; State qualifier in high school shotput

        Mission Statement: To improve the lives of others through sport and performance consultation.

      • Taylor Smith

        Taylor Smith

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with elite level athletes at the college and professional level, teachers, coaches, first responders and athletes transitioning out of sport

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        Background

        Hometown: Annapolis, MD

        Degree: Ohio Wesleyan University – B.A., Journalism and Sports Management

        Personal Performance History: Collegiate swimmer; 7 years coaching swimming

        Mission Statement: To help performers relate their values to who they are in and out of sport, as well as to identify who they are outside of sport.

      • Lauren Spatenka

        Lauren Spatenka

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with individual sport athletes at all levels (golf, weight lifting, gymnastics, swimming, diving, etc.) and para athletes

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        Background

        Hometown: Owatonna, MN

        Degree: Crown College – B.A., Psychology and Christian Studies; Minor in Alcohol and Drug Counseling

        Personal Performance History: 10 years of experience in ice hockey; 2 years competing in CrossFit; 10 years of experience playing viola in small ensembles, large orchestras, and as soloist

        Mission Statement: To help performers in all domains discover what balance looks like for them based on their values and provide them with tools to perform at a consistently optimal level.

      • Dylan Vas

        Dylan Vas

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with individual athletes, teams, coaches, professionals, and other performers

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        Background

        Hometown: Portland, OR

        Degree: University of Oregon – B.A., Psychology

        Personal Performance History: High school basketball; High school tennis; Collegiate club cricket

        Mission Statement: To foster and support performance excellence.

      • Rory Waldman

        Rory Waldman

        Consulting Interests:

        Interested in working with elite athletes, business professionals, and coaches

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        Background

        Hometown: Calabasas, CA

        Degree: Brigham Young University-Idaho – B.S., Health Psychology

        Personal Performance History: 20+ years of experience in soccer up to collegiate level; 6 years of experience in volleyball; 1 year of lacrosse

        Mission Statement: To help performers reach their optimal level of performance and enjoyment in their performance domain.

      • Joseph White

        Joseph White

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with high level junior athletes, collegiate athletes, athletes recovering from injury, and anyone who is interested in improving performance

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        Background

        Hometown: Cedar Rapids, IA

        Degree: University of Iowa -- B.A., Biology; Minor in Psychology

        Personal Performance History: Division I tennis; Competitive club soccer

        Mission Statement: To help athletes reach their potential as performers and lead balanced, happy lives.

      • Olivia Wyatt

        Olivia Wyatt

        Consulting Interests: 

        Interested in working with individual athletes, coaches, and performing artists across all ages and levels

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        Background

        Hometown: Buffalo, MN

        Degree: Tufts University -- B.S., Psychology and Economics

        Personal Performance History: Competitive dancer; Competitive soccer player; Dance instructor

        Mission Statement: To aid in developing a more thorough understanding of the self and others through values, identity, and group dynamics in order to attain more consistent optimal performance.