Developing the Next Generation of Mental Performance Consultants | Kai Laird, MA, CMPC, LPC

Kai Laird | Dominican University

In this episode of Athlete Mindset, host Lisa Bonta Sumii shares insights with Kai Laird. Kai is a Senior Program Director at the Dominican University of California’s Applied Sport and Performance Psychology Program. He is a distinguished figure in sport and performance psychology, as well as a mental health advocate. With an extensive background that … Read more

AthMindset | Advancing Women’s Soccer with Dr. Missy Price of the USL

Dr. Missy Price | Advancing Women's Soccer | USL

“Be in the space”. – Dr. Missy Price, Ph.D. Missy is making an impact on the game of soccer as the USL’s Vice President of Women’s Soccer. Missy Price will lead on-field initiatives for the USL’s youth-to-pro women’s pathway. She will also support USL Super League and W League Clubs in structuring their technical departments. … Read more

AthMindset | Breaking Through Trauma to Serve Others with Mike Moore

Breaking Through Trauma to Serve Others with Mike Moore

Mike Moore is breaking through trauma to serve others as a former NFL Player, Kansas State graduate, and K-State Wildcat player. More about Mike Moore: Founder: We L;ving TEDx speaker: Breaking Through Trauma While Serving Others | TEDxWilmington Kansas State: Family on His Mind NFL: Fighting for roster spot Lisa Bonta-Sumii, LCSW, CSW shares space … Read more

AthMindset | The Life of an NBA Agent with Josh Beauregard-Bell

Life of an NBA Agent with Josh Beauregard-Bell | SportsE Podcast

“I care about being a better person.” – Josh Beauregard-Bell NBA Agent, Josh Beauregard-Bell chats with Lisa Bonta-Sumii, LCSW, CSW in this episode about the life of an NBA agent. So often, the public assumes that sports agents are in it for all the wrong reasons. But then you hear a conversation like this–and remember, … Read more

AthMindset | The Timeout App and Athlete Mental Health with Maya McClendon

AthMindset | The Timeout App and Athlete Mental Health with Maya McClendon

“A mental health diagnosis is not a death sentence”. This episode is about de-stigmatizing mental health challenges and prioritizing conversations around them. In this episode, Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CSW is joined by a trailblazer in her field, Maya McClendon. Maya works as a mental health and sustainability advocate. Maya was a highly decorated volleyball … Read more