Our TeamMaking Greatness Together
Amber Selking, PhD
Founder, Performance Consultant
Dr. Amber Selking is a performance consultant and the founder of the Selking Performance Group. She works to emphasize the power of Mindset and Leadership to drive lasting change in businesses, on athletic teams, and in individual lives.
Dr. Selking’s dynamic and individualized approach to enhancing performance helps clarify vision, create championship team cultures, and achieve sustainable results. She received her PhD in applied sport psychology, with an emphasis in positive psychology and the effect of brain functioning on performance. Her research and applied work revolve around human performance including leadership, mindset development, transitions, masculinity, and mental toughness. From the LockerRoom to the BoardRoom, Dr. Selking is committed to helping teams and organizations build systems that are conducive to performance excellence and Building Championship Mindsets in your people!
Director of Operations and Mental Performance Coach
Jeff Ruser, M.A.
Mental Performance Coach
Jeff Ruser is a mental performance coach passionate about working with competitive athletes at the youth, collegiate, amateur, and professional levels. Jeff’s backgrounds in mental performance and counseling psychology afford him a unique perspective to utilize in coming alongside athletes to help them achieve their biggest goals and thrive in their everyday lives.
His experiences as a mental performance coach include work within high school and Division I collegiate athletic departments as well as consultation with professional athletes. In these roles, Jeff has seen mental preparation separate those who settle for good and those who strive for greatness. In addition to athlete mental performance consultation, Jeff has served as a consultant to coaches who seek to refine their own mental performance and instill a culture of excellence within their teams. Jeff aims to make high quality mental performance a consistent reality for those who seek it through Building Championship Mindsets!
Kaelene Curry, MA, LPC
Mental Performance Coach
Kaelene Curry is a mental performance coach for athletes of all ages, from aspiring youth to those competing professionally, and currently serving as the Director of mental Performance for Vanderbilt Football. Her experiences as a collegiate softball player and then college coach include the entire spectrum from turning a program around to appearing in the sweet 16 tournament.
She currently serves as a mental performance coach for a Division I SEC College Football program, helping train the power of the mind in both student-athletes and coaches. These experiences have created an acute awareness of what it takes to be an elite competitor.
Kaelene believes our purpose within mental performance is to coach and weaponize mental skills, so our mind is consistently our teammate, and not another opponent. Greatness is possible for those who believe and put belief to work. Let’s join forces to Build your Championship Mindset together.
Tasha Trujillo, PhD, LPC, NCC
Dr. Tasha Trujillo is a counseling psychologist with a passion for working with student-athletes, teams, coaches, and athletics personnel to provide comprehensive and informed resources for student-athletes’ mental well-being. She has served in collegiate athletics departments, where she worked with individual student-athletes …
… struggling with a variety of mental health diagnoses, provided team consultation to coaches and teammates to learn to support those with mental health struggles, and more. Outside of athletics, she also specializes in grief/loss, non-suicidal self-injury, identity development, trauma, and multicultural considerations. Dr. Trujillo strives to normalize the importance of mental health as a vital wellness component to athletes’ success and to Build Championship Mindsets!
Terry Linhart, PhD
Business Performance Coach
Dr. Terry Linhart has been training and coaching leaders for over 25 years.s coaching success has grown to include leaders in mission-driven businesses, and NGOs.
Terry’s leadership, experience in business and sports, a his wisdom reputation as a careful listener, have contributed to his recognized effectiveness with clients. Dr. Terry helps clients with transitions, strategies, systems, and personal coaching, and his positive approach helps clients see immediate returns in performance and personal solutions as are Building Championship Mindsets!
Cristin Wipfler, MPH, RDN
Cristin is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with a Master’s Degree in Public Health focusing on health promotion and disease prevention. She practices an integrative and holistic approach that is specific to each individual’s needs and is focused on properly fueling the body with real food and healthy practices.
Cristin works closely with her clients to learn their story, understand their health and nutrition needs, and together, create a plan that reflects the client’s goals, individual life style practices, and available resources. She is known for co-creating a playbook for your personal nutritional success while Building Championship Mindsets around fueling our bodies well.
“Coach” Rick McGuire, PhD
For 27 years (1983-2010) he was Missouri’s Head Track and Field Coach, and he is the founder and was the chairman for 27 years of the USA Track and Field Sport Psychology program, and served on the staff for 11 USATF National Teams,
Dr. McGuire is a founding member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), was in the initial class of AASP Certified Consultants, and has been honored with the recognition of AASP Fellow, and with the 2019 AASP Distinguished Practice Award. He is a long-standing member of the American Psychological Association (APA-Division 47), and received the Bruce Ogilvie Award for Distinguished Practitioner. For over 30 years he has been a member of the United States Olympic Committee’s Sport Psychology Registry. He received his doctorate in 1983 from the University of Virginia, where he studied under Bob Rotella, world renown golf sport psychology consultant.
Dr. McGuire serves as a strategic advisor to Selking Performance Group and helps manifest the mission of Building Championship Mindsets through a comprehensive and integrated approach to applied sport psychology!
Michael Yoder, M.M.
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