Dir., Michigan St. Univ. Institute for the Study of Youth Sports
National Advisory Board
Dan Gould is director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and a professor of kinesiology at Michigan State University. His area of expertise is mental training for athletic competition and sport psychology. His research interests include the stress-athletic performance relationship, psychological foundations of coaching, athlete motivation, youth leadership and positive youth development through sport. He has been a consultant for the U.S. Olympic Committee, the United States Tennis Association and numerous athletes of all ages and skill levels.