Geoff Miller
Partner
Winning Mind, LLC
miller@thewinningmind.com
Geoff Miller is responsible for development and management of sport programs and support for corporate training and teaming workshops at Winning Mind. The majority of his time is spent as the Mental Skills Coach for the Atlanta Braves organization. In this role, Geoff is involved with the Braves major league team, each of their minor league affiliates, and he conducts psychological evaluations of potential draft selections for the Scouting Department. Geoff has provided mental skills coaching services to two other Major League Baseball teams as well, spending 2005-2009 with the Pittsburgh Pirates and 2010 with the Washington Nationals. In addition to MLB clients, Geoff is a resource to player agents with clients in football and basketball and provides individual coaching to amateur athletes in Southern California.

Geoff helped found Winning Mind in 2001. He has consulted with such corporate clients as Fidelity, Putnam Investments, Chick-fil-A, and Colgate-Palmolive. He has lectured at national conferences of the National Fire Protection Agency, the Golf Coaches Association of America and the Gymnastics Association of Texas. He has led intensive academic skills training programs for NCAA football players, has headed up golf psychology duties at the Okemo Valley Golf Academy in Ludlow, VT, and is currently developing a program to teach young athletes how to become role models in their communities.

Geoff co-authored a chapter on Assessment in Sport Psychology in the Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. Geoff's research includes the first scientific documentation of decision-making factors used by high school baseball players when faced with the choice of playing college or professional baseball.

He grew up in Riverside, CA and received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from UC Riverside. He earned a Master's degree in Sport Psychology from San Diego State University.

Geoff authors a blog on baseball psychology for players, parents, and coaches at www.thewinningmindinbaseball.com.


Articles by Geoff Miller