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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
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 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 – 17 years


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 – 19 years


Sarah Castillo, PhD, CMPC
AASP Board Liason/Ex-Officio Member/Fellow Member
Professor - Department of Psychology, National University (11 years)
PhD, Education (University of Idaho); M.A. - Kinesiology (California State University, Long Beach); B.A. Psychology (University of California, Los Angeles).
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2000-present)
AASP Member – 26 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 – 26 years


Leilani Madrigal, PhD, CMPC
Certificant Member
Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach
PhD, Kinesiology (Concentration in Sport and Exercise Psychology), University of North Carolina at Greensboro; M.A., Psychology, California State University San Marcos; B.A. Psychology, California State University San Marcos
Certified Mental Performance Consultant (2014-present)
AASP Member – 10 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, Professor Emeritus, Former Chair, Department of Applied Psychology; Rutgers University
Certified Mental Performance Consultant® (2010-present)
AASP Member – 15 years

Jon Metzler, PhD, CMPC
Fellow Member
Senior Human Performance & Resilience Expert, Magellan Federal (1 year)
Consultant for United States Army's Ready & Resilient contract  (11 years)
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 – 23 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 – 21 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 – 7 years 

Gregory W. Walker, B.S.S.
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