KELSEY GRIFFITH, MS
MENTAL SKILLS SPECIALIST
Kelsey received her Bachelor of Arts in dance from Muhlenberg College in 2011. After two years in New York City, she decided to pursue her master’s degree in sport and exercise psychology from Springfield College. While at Springfield, Kelsey worked with athletes, teams, and coaches at the NCAA Division III collegiate level. She has also worked with the Massachusetts Olympic Development elite soccer program and Broadway performers. Additionally, she completed a thesis examining the effects of training on the mood states of professional ballet dancers. In her free time, Kelsey is a Zumba enthusiast and tries to stay as active in the dance world as possible. Kelsey believes that mental toughness is a crucial component in achieving elite-level sport performance. Through mental skills training, athletes learn to navigate the maze of mental challenges associated with sport to better reach self-determined goals and perform optimally both on and off the field.