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PEAK PERFORMANCE SPORTS PATRICK J. COHN, Ph.D. Mental Game Coach and Sports Psychology Expert As the president and p e r f o r m a n c e . founder of Peak Whether you’re an Performance Sports amateur, a seasoned (Orlando, Florida), Dr. professional or simply Patrick J. Cohn is dedicated to climbing dedicated to instilling the corporate ladder, confidence and Dr. Cohn provides solid composure, and strategies proven to teaching effective help athletes, mental game skills to performers, and help athletes, teams professionals enter the and corporate zone to perform at professionals perform higher levels. at maximum levels. In addition to working with athletes Not only is Dr. Cohn known as one and teams, Dr. Cohn teaches of the nation’s leading mental parents, coaches and athletic game coaches, he is a recognized trainers how to help athletes author (with more than four books achieve peak performance to his credit) and sought after as a INSTILLING CONFIDENCE FOR A COMPETITIVE EDGE through sports psychology skills. professional speaker. He has served as a sports commentator for Having earned his doctoral the Golf Channel and has been a degree in Education specializing in featured columnist for trade Applied Sports Psychology from the p u b l ic a ti o n s s uc h a s Go l f University of Virginia (1991), Dr. Magazine, PGAtour.com, and Golf Cohn has extensively studied and Digest. At the start of his practice, interviewed thousands of athletes Dr. Cohn was best known for to develop strategies to enter “the assisting golfers make the most of zone” faster and stay there longer. their game. Over the past several Experts in the field of sports years, the scope of his work has psychology regard him as the broadened to encompass athletes leading authority for entering the in all disciplines. Regardless of the z one a n d pr e-per f or m anc e sport, Dr. Cohn works to instill routines. confidence for the competitive edge in all athletes. Dr. Cohn works with athletes and teams worldwide from a variety of sport backgrounds. He has consulted with the likes of the Professional Member of the Miami Dolphins, Brian Watts, J.L. Association for the Advancement Lewis, and IBM. His experience as of Applied Sports Psychology an athlete, researcher, and mental (AAASP) game coach has helped hundreds of athletes as well as athletic and corporate teams identify the mental obstacles that prohibit peak Professional Presentations October 28-November 1, 1992 Books Understanding and Enhancing The Mental Game of Golf: Using August, 2003 Confidence in Athletes: From Your Mind to Putt Your Best Mental Skills for Successful Research to Practice (March 1994) Swimming AAASP National Conference 2003 Niagara County Swim League Colorado Springs, CO. The Mental Art of Putting: A Conference, Guide to Peak Performance Fredonia, NY April 7-11, 1992 (January 1995) Developing Psychological Skills April, 2003 of Collegiate Athletes: Issues and Peak Performance Golf: How Six Mental Skills for Success in Strategies. Good Golfers Become Great Sports and Life AAHPERD National Convention Ones Seminar presented to Executive Indianapolis, IN. (April 2000) Sports Club of Orlando. Orlando, FL April 3-6, 1991 Going Low: How to Break Your Understanding and Utilizing Individual Scoring Barrier May, 2002 Pre-performance Routines (January 2002) Going Low: Playing Golf Without 1991 AAHPERD National Convention Self-Limiting Expectations San Francisco, CA Video Tape E xe cu ti ve Gol f LTD . S e mi nar Make Your Most Confident presented to Ford Credit. June 25-30, 1990 Stroke: A Guide to a One-Putt Bend, OR. Peak Performance and Peak Mindset Experience in Sport (1996) July, 2001 1990 University of Virginia Sports Developing a Championship Psychology Conference Other Publications Mindset for Football Coaches Charlottesville, VA Focus! Mental Strategies to Zone and Their Players Concentration Seminar Presented to Miami Dolphins (2003) Coaching Staff. Miami, FL Publications Confidence! Mental Strategies to Think Like a Champion May, 2001 Book on Audio or CD (2003) Making Positive Choices in Think to Win: How to Manage Attitude Your Mind on the Golf Course Seminar presented to Investment (1995) Leadership Network. Phoenix, AZ. Education Great Putting--Right Now! Using January, 2001 Your Mind to Putt Your Best Attitudes for Success in Sports (1998) Ph.D. and Business Applied Sports Psychology Seminar Presented to IBM Canada at University of Virginia a week-long seven-day sales seminar May, 1991 meeting. Toronto, ON. M.S. Applied Sports Psychology April, 1999 California State Helping Athletes Enter the Zone 11th Annual Clinical Symposium of University, Fullerton the Athletic Trainers Association of August, 1987 Florida (ATAF) Orlando, FL. B.S. Exercise Science April, 1997 and Physical Therapy "Dr. Patrick Cohn's mental Sports Psychology: Managing State University of preparation strategies have Performance Anxiety New York at Buffalo been very helpful in 9th Annual Clinical Symposium of the May, 1985 my career. He's taught me Athletic Trainers Association of Florida how to practice with a (ATAF) purpose and to play well B.A. Orlando, FL. Psychology without worrying about perfect mechanics." State University of February 9, 1996 New York at Buffalo The Psychology of Peak May, 1984 --Brian Watts, PGA Tour Performance 12-time winner on the Japan Tour North Florida PGA East PGA education seminar Central chapter Orlando, FL.
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