Mike Voight, Ph.D., CSCS,
is a premier sport psychology-performance consultant with extensive experience working with athletes and teams from all types and levels of competitive sport. Mike is a lecturer in the kinesiology and physical education departments at the University of Southern California (USC). He has also been the sport psychology-performance consultant for USC for six years, having worked with athletes and coaches from football, basketball, volleyball, soccer, rowing, golf, tennis, swimming, water polo, and diving teams. Most recently, one of his teams, the USC women’s volleyball team, won the 2003 and 2002 National Championships. Being a certified sport psychology consultant (AAASP, CC), a certified strength and conditioning specialist (CSCS), and a former Division I collegiate coach, Mike integrates the most recent research and applications from the sport sciences to provide the most comprehensive, cutting-edge performance enhancement programming. Along with his two private practices, at the AIM Performance Center (Manhattan Beach, CA) and the new Sports World Athletic Center (Torrance, Calif.), he is also the sport psychology consultant for Advanced Sport Training (Malibu, Calif.), an organization that provides performance-enhancement and coaching-effectiveness training to youth athletic clubs in the Southern California area. Mike has been a speaker and consultant to top Division I universities throughout the nation, including Harvard, University of Texas, Vanderbilt, Oregon State, UNC Charlotte, CAL, Rutgers, UMASS, and UT Chattanooga. He has been fortunate to consult with the coaching staff from the New York Liberty (WNBA) and present to the Los Angeles Kings (NHL) organization. Mike also spends considerable time conducting sport performance-related research and presenting his applied work at national and international conferences. His published articles can be found in professional sport psychology/sport science journals and coaching publications. He is the series editor for a complete line of mental toughness training books through Coaches Choice.