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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. Send complete applications, transcripts, etc. to Emily Schoenbaechler, AASP Certification & Communications Manager, at certification@appliedsportpsych.org.

CHAIR
Jon Metzler, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Director of Human Performance, Magellan Federal
PhD, Kinesiology (Psychology of Movement & Sport), The Pennsylvania State University
MA, Exercise & Sport Science (Sport Psychology), The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
BA, Psychology; BA, Physical Education; BA, Secondary Education (Biology), Concordia University - Portland
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2007-present)
AASP Member – 24 years


VICE CHAIR
Leilani Madrigal, PhD, CMPC

Certificant Member
Associate Professor of Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach
PhD, Kinesiology (Concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology), University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MA, Psychology, California State University San Marcos; BA Psychology, California State University San Marcos
Certified Mental Performance Consultant (2014-present)
AASP Member – 11 years


Véronique Boudreault, PhD, MPC, CPsychol, CMPC
Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) Certificant Member
Professor in Kinanthropology, Faculty of Sport and Exercise Sciences, Sherbrooke University, Canada
Sport Psychology Discipline Lead, High Performance Advisory Council, Sport Scientist Canada
PhD, Clinical Psychology (research and intervention), Laval University, Canada
BA Psychology, Laval University, Canada
Licensed Clinical Psychologist (2018-present)
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2022-present)
CSPA Member – 5 years
AASP Member – 5 years


Sarah Castillo, PhD, CMPC
AASP Board Liaison/Ex-Officio Member/Fellow Member
Professor & SPP Program Director, University of Western States (1 year)
PhD, Education (University of Idaho); MA - Kinesiology (California State University, Long Beach); BA Psychology (University of California, Los Angeles).
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2000-present)
AASP Member – 27 years

Nick Galli, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Associate Professor of Health, Kinesiology, and Recreation, The University of Utah
PhD, Exercise and Sport Science (Concentration in Psychosocial Aspects of Sport), University of Utah; MS, Physical Education, Health, and Sport Studies (Concentration in Sport Performance and Behavior), Miami University; BS, Psychology, Sacramento State University 
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2012-present)
AASP Member – 20 years


Judy Goss, PhD, CMPC
Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) Certificant Member
Mental Performance Lead, Skate Canada, Wrestling Canada and Beach Volleyball Canada
Lecturer, Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College
PhD, University of Maryland, College Park, Sport Psychology;
MSc, University of North Texas, Sport Psychology; BA, Southern Methodist University, Physical Education and Psychology 
Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA), Managing Council
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (1995-present)
AASP Member - 32 years


Brandonn Harris, PhD, CMPC
Certificant Member
Graduate Program Director and Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology, Georgia Southern University (10 years)
PhD, Sport and Exercise Psychology; West Virginia University MS (Sport and Exercise Psychology), WVU; MA (Community Counseling), WVU; BS (Exercise Science, Sport Psychology Concentration), Truman State University
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2008-present)
AASP Member – 18 years



Sharleen Hoar, PhD, CMPC
Canadian Sport Psychology Association (CSPA) Ex Officio Member
Lead, Mental Performance, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
Lead, Mental Health and Performance, Cycling Canada
Mental Performance Consultant, Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
PhD, Sport & Exercise Psychology (University of British Columbia); MSc, Physical Education (University of Idaho); BSc. Kinesiology (University of Waterloo)
Canadian Sport Psychology Association Managing Council 
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2022-present)
AASP Member – 25 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 – 28 years


Robert Owens, EdD, CMPC
Certificant Member
Lecturer and Faculty Developer, University of North Carolina at Greensboro (6 years)
EdD, Kinesiology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro; MEd (Clinical Mental Health Counseling), North Carolina State University; BA (Psychology), Temple University
Certified Mental Performance Consultant (2021-present)
AASP Member - 8 years

Linda Petlichkoff, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Professor Emeritus, Department of Kinesiology, Boise State University (24 years; Retired 2011)
PhD, University of Illinois (Sport Psychology); MS, Michigan State University (Sport Psychology); BS, Michigan State University (Secondary Mathematics).
Owner, LP Performance LLC, LPGA; Class A Teaching Professional
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (1993-present)
AASP Member – 34 years


Vicki Tomlinson PhD, CPsychol, CMPC
Certificant Member
JFK Sport Psychology Program Director, National University (6 years)
PhD Sport Psychology; MSc Sport Psychology; BSc (Hons) Psychology & Biology, Liverpool John Moores University, U.K.
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2014-present)
AASP Member – 8 years 

Gregory W. Walker, BSS
Public Member
Head Coach, Smith College Volleyball
Head Coach, USA Men’s Sitting Volleyball National Team at USA Volleyball
Consultant Coach, USA Volleyball National Team Programs
Director, Performance Creative Consulting
MEd, Coaching Education and Athlete Development; Xavier University (Present)
BS, Sport Science; US Sports Academy/Kinesiology, Penn State University