Gregory A. Dale, Ph.D. is a Professor of Sport Psychology and Sport Ethics at Duke University. He is also the Director of the Sport Psychology and Leadership Programs for Duke Athletics. In addition to his work with Duke athletes and coaches, Greg consults with numerous college and professional athletes/teams as well as high school teaching and coaching staffs. Greg has written four books related to leadership, performance, and parenting. He is a dynamic speaker who provides a variety of interactive and innovative workshops and on-going consulting around the country and the world.
In July of 2018, Dale was named to the newly-created Integrative Performance Excellence Group, a unit comprised of directors in the areas of Sports Performance, Athletic Medicine, Sports Nutrition and Behavioral Health. The goal of this working group is to enhance the experience of Duke student-athletes by providing an integrative approach to the care of each individual athlete throughout his or her collegiate career.
Speaking Session #1: July 25th: 2:30 pm - 3:20 pm
Speaking Session #2: July 26th: 9:00 am - 9:50 am
As coaches, we are generally aware of the possibility our athletes may have an eating disorder, but what are the subtle clues of the illness? How do athletes mask eating disorders to avoid scrutiny? How many athletes are affected? What is the best way for you as a coach to approach an athlete who may be struggling? She has delivered presentations at coaching clinics, high schools, and colleges across the country to share her story, create awareness, and bring hope to other coaches and athletes.
Speaking Session: July 26th: 10:00 am - 10:50 am
Rob is a motivational speaker for “Proactive Coaching“. Along with Bruce Brown, Rob uses his speaking skills and “coaching” knowledge to promote the “Proactive Coaching” mission of helping coaches positively impact their athlete’s lives. His experience gives him an amazing view at the status of modern day coaching and parenting.