On Monday, February 13th, 2017, the Challace J. McMillin Center for Sport Psychology at James Madison University will be hosting its annual free Coaching Clinic with Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation. This year, we are proud to have Marlin Ikenberry, the Continue reading 2017 McMillin Center Coaching Clinic Announcement
This is just a funny video reminder for all parents and support staff of our athletes to remember the reasons why we encourage our athletes to participate in sport. Have a wonderful week! -Challace J. McMillin Center Staff
This video features Chad Doerr, M.A., providing tips for coaches and athletes on creating effective routines. Enjoy!
Today’s video features Chris Bilder, M.A., discussing how coaches can help their athletes focus more effectively. Enjoy!
For the next few weeks, we will be posting videos from previous coaching clinics. Here is the McMillin Center’s own Pat Kenny discussing how coaches can implement more purposeful feedback. Enjoy!
We want to thank everyone that attended the McMillin Center’s “2016 High Performance Coaching Clinic”. This annual coaching clinic was jointly sponsored by Harrisonburg Parks and Recreation and the McMillin Center. The event had over 30 coaches from youth, high Continue reading 2016 Coaching Clinic Success!
Dr. Bob Harmison spoke on the radio about his role within the James Madison Athletic Department, and also how he believes mental toughness is developed. Listen now!
Post from The Breeze, a James Madison University Newspaper By Forest Deal As the old sports adage goes, practice makes perfect. However, this often refers more to the physical than mental side of the spectrum. Until recently, the JMU Athletics program had Continue reading Sport Psychologist Provides Assistance to Student Athletes
Coach Chad Edwards is currently the Head Coach for the Spotswood Blazers Varsity Boys’ Basketball Team. Throughout his years he has experienced a great amount of success. A few years ago he had the opportunity to work with the Challace Continue reading Coaching Spotlight: Chad Edwards – Sportswood High School Basketball
By Chad Doerr @ChadDoerr It’s the New Year and time for many people to create New Year’s Resolutions. Often times, these resolutions are about losing weight or exercise, but what about resolutions your athletic team or program? This is a perfect Continue reading Achieve Program Goals with the Road Map to Success