We are excited to announce that Chad Jones has joined the Texas Tech Sport Psychology team! Chad is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Board Certified Clinical Sport Psychologist. He has extensive experience working with athletes of all levels, from youth to collegiate to professional. Chad will be a great asset to our team and we are looking forward to working with him.
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Chad Jones, a certified consultant by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), joins the Sport Psychology Team at Texas Tech University. Chad has worked with professional, collegiate, and Olympic athletes from a variety of sports. His love for working with athletes began when he was a collegiate athlete himself.
Chad Jones’ credentials
Chad Jones, a former professional baseball player, has been hired as a sport psychologist by Texas Tech.
Jones, who played for the New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants, will work with the Red Raiders’ baseball, softball, tennis and track & field teams.
“I’m really excited to be joining the Texas Tech family,” Jones said. “I’ve always been impressed with the commitment that the university has to its athletics programs and I’m looking forward to working with the student-athletes to help them reach their full potential.”
Jones, who has a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from the University of Southern California, brings a wealth of experience to his new position. He has worked with professional athletes from a variety of sports, including baseball, football, basketball, golf and hockey.
The Texas Tech Sport Psychology team
Texas Tech is excited to announce that Dr. Chad Jones has joined the Sport Psychology team. Dr. Jones comes to Texas Tech with experience working with athletes at all levels, from amateur to professional. He has worked with Olympians, Paralympians, and collegiate athletes, helping them to overcome obstacles and reach their full potential.
Dr. Jones’ research focuses on social identity and sport performance. He has published numerous articles on the topic, and his work has been featured in The Conversation, The Huffington Post, and Psychology Today. In addition to his research, Dr. Jones is a certified consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
We are thrilled to have Dr. Jones on board, and we know that he will be a valuable asset to our team. If you would like to learn more about Dr. Jones or the Texas Tech Sport Psychology team, please visit our website or contact us at (806) 742-5363.
The Importance of Sport Psychology
Sport psychology is a field of study that deals with the mental and emotional aspects of sport and exercise. It is a relatively new field, but it has already made a significant impact on the world of sports. Chad Jones, a well-known sport psychologist, has recently joined the Texas Tech Sport Psychology team. In this article, we will talk about the importance of sport psychology and how it can help athletes perform at their best.
The benefits of sport psychology
While the benefits of sport psychology are vast, some of the most commonly cited are improved mental toughness, increased focus and concentration, enhanced motivation, and improved team cohesion. Sport psychology can also help athletes to better cope with injuries, both physically and mentally.
The importance of mental training
In today’s world, athleticism is not just about the physical training. Increasingly, athletes are turning to mental training to give them that extra edge. This is where sport psychology comes in.
Sport psychologists help athletes in a variety of ways, from improving performance to promoting healthy behavior. They work with individuals, groups, and teams to help athletes reach their goals.
Mental training can help athletes in many different areas. For example, it can improve:
Chad Jones’ Role on the Texas Tech Sport Psychology Team
Chad Jones has been hired by Texas Tech as the new sport psychologist for the athletic department. Jones will be working with the Red Raiders’ coaching staff and athletes to help improve performance and mental preparation.
As a member of the Texas Tech sport psychology team, Chad Jones will work with student-athletes on a variety of mental skills including goal setting, concentration, and self-confidence. He will also serve as a resource for coaches and staff on issues related to sport psychology.
How Jones will help the team
Jones will serve as a Sport Psychology Consultant for the Texas Tech Department of Athletics. In this role, he will work with student-athletes, coaches and staff across all sports to help enhance their mental and emotional well-being. He will also provide support for those dealing with injury, eating disorders and other personal issues.
“I am extremely honored and humbled to be joining the Texas Tech family,” said Jones. “I want to thank Coach Kingsbury and the administration for this opportunity. I look forward to working with the amazing staff, student-athletes and coaches in all sports.”
Jones comes to Texas Tech from Mississippi State University, where he served as a Sport Psychologist in the Athletic Department’s Mental Training Program. He also worked as a Graduate Assistant in MSU’s Counseling Center.
Dr. Chad Jones has joined the Texas Tech Sport Psychology team as a postdoctoral associate. Dr. Jones’ research interests focus on coach-athlete relationships, mental skills training, and psychological factors associated with injury risk and rehabilitation. He earned his doctorate in Sport and Exercise Psychology from the University of Memphis