Since 1998, Scott Goldman, Ph.D., CMPC has provided performance and mental wellness services in a variety of settings for amateur, collegiate, semi-professional, and professional athletes. Currently, he serves the Miami Dolphins as their Director of Performance Psychology, where he delivers resources that are immersed and proactive across all aspects of the organization. Dr. Goldman has served as a clinical and performance psychologist in several Athletic Departments including the University of Michigan, Arizona, and Saint Louis. The NCAA has enlisted Dr. Goldman for many projects, including co-authoring the NCAA’s Best Practices and Guidelines for Understanding and Supporting Student-Athlete Mental Wellness, and authoring a chapter in the NCAA sponsored Mind, Body, & Sport: Understanding and Supporting Student-Athlete Mental Wellness. Additionally, the NCAA selected Dr. Goldman to serve on their Mental Health Task Force. He also participated in the NFL/NCAA Mental Health Think Tank.
Dr. Goldman has presented nationally and internationally, in such venues as being the keynote speaker at the Canadian Olympic Center’s Sport Innovative Summit, the NFL/NCAA Professional Development Summit, and SXSW Sport. Dr. Goldman has taught undergraduate, graduate, and medical students as well as supervised young professionals for over 20 years. He created the Athletic Intelligence Quotient (AIQ), a measure that identifies sport specific cognitive abilities. The AIQ is being used by Olympic, NFL, NBA, NHL, MLS, and MLB teams, as well as multiple Power 5 Universities and E-Sport teams. Dr. Goldman earned his Bachelor’s degree from Tulane University, and his MA and Ph.D. in Clinical and School Psychology from Hofstra University.