A non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation
Advocating For a Written Sport Psychology Curriculum for Youth and School Sports Teams
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Message For Kids
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Supporters of the Mission of
  • Jim Boyd, Channel 5 News, Needham
  • Mike Jellinek, President, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, child psychiatrist, Newton
  • Bruce Masek, Chief of Outpatient Child and Pediatric Psychiatry Department, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston
  • Michael Goldberg, MD, Chief of Orthopedics, Tufts New England Medical Center, Boston
  • Dr. Lou Kruger, Director of School Psychology Program, Northeastern University, Boston, MA
  • Paul Schienberg, Ph.D., Publisher, Psyched, online sports psychology journal (see Resources),New School University and Mount Sinai Medical Center faculty, New York City
  • Bill Gaine, Deputy Director, Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, Franklin
  • Peter Roby, Director, Center for the Study of Sports in Society, Northeastern University, Boston
  • Charlie Titus, Athletic Director, University of Massachusetts-Boston, Boston
  • Steve Grogan, former N.E. Patriot quarterback, Sporting Goods Retail owner, Foxboro
  • Wayne Levy, Director of Community Relations, Boston Celtics
  • Malcolm Wynn, Former Head Coach, Roxbury CC Men's Basketball, Assistant Men's Basketball Coach, Newbury College, Brookline, MA
  • George Martins, Sports Copy Editor, Boston Globe
  • Jim Marini, Superintendent, Winchester Public Schools
  • Judith Malone-Neville, Ph.D., Assistant Superintendent, Newton Public Schools
  • Bill McKeown, Athletic Director, Brookline High School, Brookline
  • T.J. WIlliams, Athletic Director, Newton North High School, Newton
  • Khari Roulhac, Athletic Director, Cathedral High School, Boston
  • Phil Vaccaro, Athletic Director, Reading High School, Reading
  • Alice MacInnis, CMAA, Director of K-12 Physical Education, Health, Family Consumer Science and Athletics, Melrose High School
  • Aaron Polansky, Athletic Director, Hopinkton High School
  • Chuck Grant, Director of Athletics, Millis High School
  • Christopher Aufiero, Program Leader of Athletics, Cambridge Rindge & Latin High School
  • Keith Gibson, Athletic Director, Norton High School
  • Phil Moresi, Athletic Director, Ashland High School
  • Mark Poster, psychiatrist, Harvard Medical School Faculty, Newton
  • Pamela Enders, psychologist, Harvard Medical School Faculty, Cambridge
  • Miguel Humara, Ph.D. Editor of Athletic Insight - The Online Journal of Sport Psychology ( - link under resources), private practice, New York City
  • Dr. Megan L. Babkes, Assistant Professor, School of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Northern Colorado, AAASP member, Greely, Colorado
  • Peter Hantzis, psychologist, Chelmsford
  • Renee Newcomer, Ed.D., NCC, post-doctoral fellow-Psychology, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Boston
  • Andrea Lindsay,LICSW, Brookline, MA.
  • Lewis Klebanoff Ph.D., psychologist, Dennis
  • Charles Safran, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School, Newton
  • Kim Miele, Program Coordinator, Harvard Medical School, Weymouth
  • Alan Webber, LICSW, Director of Mental Health Center, Framingham
  • Coco Wellington, MA, L.M.H.C., C.A.S., C.A.D.A.C II, Brookline
  • Julie Mailloux, Psy.D.,Therapist, AAASP member, Brookline
  • Hyman Kempler, Ph.D.,Psychologist, AAASP member, Newton
  • Lisa Travis, Ed.M. Harvard School of Public Health, Weymouth
  • Renee Newcomer, Ed.D., NCC, Post-doctoral Fellow – Psychology, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, AAASP member, Boston
  • Rosemary C. Baggish, M.Ed., M.P.H, Consultant to The Institute of Living, Hartford Hospital, Hartford, CT
  • Drew Mittleman, D.D.S., Dover/Sherborne Youth Basketball, Dover
  • Warren Salzman, MD, Needham
  • Jeff Berry, Professor, Political Science, Tufts University, Newton
  • Ed Siudut, Chief Probation Officer, Norfolk County Superior Court, Holy Cross Hall of Fame Basketball player, Natick
  • Gene Monteiro, Chief Probation Officer, Bristol County Superior Court, New Bedford
  • Bob Bigelow, Tobacco and Wellness Presenter, ex-Boston Celtic, Winchester
  • Andy Mather, P. E. Teacher, Coach, Men's Volleyball Coach, Boston College, Plymouth
  • Mark Aronson, Housemaster/Teacher, Coach, Newton South Varsity Girls Basketball, Newton
  • Adam Becker, Head Men's Basketball Coach, Becker College
  • Karen E. McCabe, Head Coach Varsity Girls' Ice Hockey, Newton North HS, Quincy
  • Tom Giusti, Assistant Athletic Director, Newton North HS, Newton
  • David Aldrich, Coach, Natick HS Varsity Girls Basketball, Director AAU Boys Program
  • Dave Salett, Business Owner/Coach, Newton South High School Softball
  • James Burstein, Teacher/Coach, Newton North HS, Varsity Boys Soccer
  • Brian Rooney, Coach, Newton North HS, Varsity Girls Soccer
  • Tim McEnroe, Coach, Boys Varsity Basketball, Millbrook School, Millbrook CT.
  • Phil Goldberg, Varsity Boys Tennis Coach, Newton North HS, Newton
  • Barry Kipnes, Director, High School Players Basketball Camp, Wakefield
  • Richard Barton, Head Boys and Head Girls Volleyball Coach, Newton North HS
  • Robin Lee, Coach, Milton HS Varsity Girls Volleyball, Milton
  • Mike Benfer, Assistant Men's Varsity Basketball Coach,. U of Rochester
  • Tracy Downs, former Head Coach, Lasell College Women's Basketball
  • Pasquale Puleo, teacher, assistant Varsity Boys Soccer Coach, Newton North HS
  • Shayna Ross, Athlete with New England Storm, Bridgewater
  • John Batty, Basketball Coach, Greenfield
  • Steve Gibbs, owner of Hoop Mountain Basketball Camp, Danvers
  • Ben Keegan, Assistant Varsity Men's Basketball Coach, U of Rochester, NY
  • Matt Masiero, Director, Five Star Women's Basketball Camp
  • Andrew McAuliffe, Business owner, Newton
  • Felix Betro, accountant, Foxboro
  • Lynne Bimmler, teacher, Reading
  • James T. Wilson, Human Resources, Malborough
  • Mike Antonellis, Consultant, Waltham
  • Jan Hauben, Graphic Communications, Boston University, Boston
  • Mariann Nogrady, Teacher, Brown Middle School, Newton
  • Jerome Young, Attorney, San Francisco, CA
  • Ed Hauben, Architect, Newton
  • Alan Berman, Newton
  • Kathy Lynnes, Director, Extended Day Program, Wayland
  • Len Lyons, writer and musician, Newton
  • Kim Wheaton, Business consultant, Newton
  • Mark Goldman, Business consultant, Newton
  • Barry Cotton, Business owner, Newton
  • Bob Davis, Business owner, Newton
  • Mark Mangold, musician, New York City
  • Marc Gudema, business owner, Newton
  • Nadia Abovitch, parent, Newton
  • Lee Francis M. Tajonera, high school teacher, Manila, Philippines
  • Jeff Rosenberg, Engineering., Westford
  • Aaron Kamins, Attorney, San Rafael, CA
  • Hilary Balk, Retired Business Owner, Dix Hills, New York
  • Dani Zulich, Director, Non-profit, San Antonio, TX
  • Linda Chafets, CFO, Newton
  • Mike Alpern, Special Needs Teacher, Long Beach, NY
  • Robyn Lussier, recent college graduate, Assonet
  • Cole Kelley, Camp Director, Cambridge
  • Judy Sharma, Trainer/Career Strategist, The Career Place, Woburn
  • Mike Krasner, Public Relations, Westboro
  • Ed Case, Director, Interfaith Non-profit Corporation, Newton
  • Richard Nadler, DDS, Needham
Our Mission
To bring positive change to the general school curriculum and sports programming by:
 •  Building a positive school environment
 •  Enhancing emotional health
 •  Reducing violence, addictions and eating disorders including obesity

"Coach Lyons' workshop has had a tremendous influence on our young program. The skills are simple to implement and they have changed the way we prepare for the game of basketball and more importantly...the game of life!"

 -- Chris Harvey, Lasell College Men's Basketball, Newton, MA

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