Here are brief biographical sketches on the Championship Performance Advisory Board. An * indicates they are part our speakers network.
Coaches and Athletes
Larry Brown, Head Basketball Coach, retired
The well traveled Coach Brown found success at nearly every stop along the way. He led the University of Kansas and Detroit Pistons to Championships.
* Sue Enquist, Former UCLA Head Softball Coach
Enquist holds more National Championships (11) than anyone in the history of softball. She is UCLA Softball’s first All-American, National Champion, and Hall of Famer. She is a speaker and consultant.
Gail Goestenkors, Former Women’s Basketball Coach, University of Texas, Duke
As head women’s basketball coach at Duke for 15 seasons, Goestenkors led the Blue Devils to four Final 4s and won 7 ACC Coach of the Year honors. Goestenkors served as the University of Texas coach from 2008- 2012.
Eric Heiden, M.D.
Considered one of the greatest speed skaters in Olympic history, Eric Heiden won a record five gold medals in the 1980 Olympics. He is an Orthopedic Surgeon based on Salt Lake City, UT and has served as team physician for NBA, WNBA and U.S. Speed Skating teams.
Lou Holtz, Head Football Coach, retired
Coach Lou Holtz is known as one of the great turn around specialist in college football history. He pumped new life into down teams such as North Carolina State, Minnesota, Arkansas and South Carolina. He is best remembered for leading Notre Dame to the 1988 national title. He is the author of 5 books including “Winning Every Day.”
Billie Jean King, President, World Team Tennis
One of the legends in women’s tennis, Billie Jean King won 67 singles titles and 12 Grand Slam Titles. She started the Women’s Sports Foundation and is currently president of World Team Tennis.
Marv Levy, Former Head Football Coach and GM, Buffalo Bills
After leading the Buffalo Bills to 4 consecutive Super Bowls, Levy came out of retirement to become the team’s General Manager. Levy’s 143 career victories are 11th on the all time best NFL coaches list.
Terry Liskevych, Olympic, NCAA Volleyball Coach
David Marsh, US Olympic Swim Coach – Team Elite
After leading the Auburn University Swim program for 17 years where his teams won 12 national titles and 40 individual titles, David Marsh spent a decade in Charlotte, North Carolina where he trained Olympians. He is now doing the same with Team Elite based in San Diego.
* Brian Cain, MS
Cain is the author of the Amazon #1 best selling book: Toilets, Bricks, Fish Hooks and PRIDE: The Peak Performance Toolbox EXPOSED. He is the one of the hottest speakers on the college circuit today.
Harvey Dulberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Dulberg has worked with coaches and athletes for nearly 30 years in private practice and written a nationally syndicated column called the Sports Shrink. He is an expert in the area of psychological approaches to athletic injury issues.
* Rob Gilbert, Ph.D., Montclair State University
As one of the premier motivational speakers to athletic and business audiences alike, Dr. Gilbert offers daily motivational wisdom through his Success Hotline. Call (973) 743-4690 for a sample. He has conducted hundreds of peak performance workshops reaching audiences of over 100,000 people.
Alan Goldberg, Ed.D., Competitive Advantage
Dr. Goldberg specializes in helping athletes overcome fears & blocks, snap out of slumps, and perform to their potential. His book, Sports Slump Busting, is based on his extensive experience getting teams and individual athletes unstuck and back on track.
Kay Porter, Ph.D.
As author of The Mental Athlete, one of the pioneering books in the field of sport psychology, Kay Porter has worked with thousands of athletes in private practice over the past 3 decades to help them achieve peak performance.
Ken Ravizza, Ph.D., Cal State Fullerton, In Memory
Dr. Ken Ravizza consulted with numerous teams on what it took to achieve mental toughness under intense competitive pressure. He worked with the Chicago Cubs, LA Dodgers, national champion UCLA Softball and Cal State Fullerton baseball, and several U.S. Olympic squads. He was the author of Heads Up Baseball and hosted of the Ultimate Sports Performance DVD.
* Jack Singer, Ph.D.
Dr. Jack Singer has spent twenty-five years speaking for and consulting with Fortune 1000 companies, athletes, professional associations and human resources professionals. His research and self-help articles appear in business, medical, human resources and sports journals across the United States.