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Certification Council

Certification Council Members

The Certification Council is available to answer your questions and respond to inquiries about the CMPC® certification program. Contact the Council at aaspcertificationcouncil@gmail.com for assistance.


CHAIR
Robin Vealey, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Professor, Department of Kinesiology and Health at Miami University (OH) (33 years)
PhD in 1984; University of Illinois in Kinesiology with concentration in Sport Psychology
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (1992-present)
AASP Charter Member, 1985-present


VICE CHAIR
Nick Galli, PhD, CMPC

Certificant Member
Assistant Professor of Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation, The University of Utah
PhD, Exercise and Sport Science (Concentration in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport), University of Utah; M.S., Physical Education, Health, and Sport Studies (Concentration in Sport Performance and Behavior), Miami University; B.S., Psychology, Sacramento State University 
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2012-present)
AASP Member – 17 years


Damien Clement, PhD, CMPC
Certificant Member
Assistant Dean - Honors College, West Virginia University - (3 weeks), Associate Professor- Sport and Exercise Psychology/Athletic Training (9 years)
PhD - Sport and Exercise Psychology (West Virginia University); M.S. - Sport and Exercise Psychology (West Virginia University); M.A. Community Counseling (West Virginia University); B.S. Sport Medicine/Athletic Training (University of Charleston).
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2008-present)
AASP Member – 14 years


Jack J. Lesyk, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Director, Ohio Center for Sport Psychology (over 30 years)
PhD, Clinical Psychology, Case Western Reserve University
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2000-present)
AASP Member – 24 years


Robert J. Harmison, PhD, CMPC
AASP Board Liasion/Ex-Officio Member
Kibler Professor of Sport Psychology, James Madison University
PhD (Counseling Psychology), University of North Texas; M.S. (Exercise & Sport Science), University of Arizona
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2002-present)
AASP member since 1993; AASP Fellow


Brandonn Harris, PhD, CMPC
Certificant Member
Program Director and Associate Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Georgia Southern University (7 years)
PhD (Sport and Exercise Psychology), West Virginia University (WVU; M.S. (Sport and Exercise Psychology), WVU; M.A. (Community Counseling), WVU; B.S. (Exercise Science, Sport Psychology Concentration), Truman State University
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2008-present)
AASP Member – 15 years


Charles A. Maher, PsyD, MBA, CMPC
Fellow Member
Sport and Performance Psychologist; Licensed Psychologist; Director, Sport Psychology Program; Director Business Psychology Program; Director of Employee Assistance Program; Senior Director, Department of Personal and Organizational Performance; Cleveland Indians Baseball Organization (22 years). Over 30 years of consulting with MLB, NBA, NFL, NHL, WNBA, boxing, tennis.
Doctoral degree in professional psychology, Rutgers University; Professor Emeritus, Rutgers University; Former Chair, Department of Applied Psychology, Rutgers University   
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2010-present)
AASP Member – 13 years


Betsy Shoenfelt, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Distinguished University Professor of Psychological Sciences, Western Kentucky University (34 years)
PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology; Minors in Sport Psychology and Statistics – 1983 LSU
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2002-present)
AASP Member – 19 years


Vicki Tomlinson PhD, CPsychol, CMPC
Certificant Member
Associate Professor, Co-Fieldwork Director (Sport Psychology), John F. Kennedy University (1 year)
PhD Sport Psychology; MSc Sport Psychology; BSc (Hons) Psychology & Biology, Liverpool John Moores University, U.K.
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2014-present)
AASP Member – 5 years 

Jerry Reeder
Public Member
Assistant Director, Human Kinetics Coach Education
Program Consultant for National Coaches Associations, including state high school and Olympic National Governing bodies
MS Kinesiology, University of Illinois