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Torbay, NL, Canada


Hancock, PhD

Professional Affiliations:

Owner, A Focused Mind Sports Consulting; Associate Professor, Memorial University of Newfoundland



David is the owner of A Focused Mind Sports Consulting. His areas of expertise include goal setting, maintaining focus, managing competitive anxiety, and achieving peak performance. He has a passion for sports at all levels, and has been a hockey referee for over 20 years. David is also an Associate Professor in the School of Human Kinetics at Memorial University of Newfoundland in St. John’s, NL, Canada. He teaches Sport Psychology, Coaching, Growth & Development, and Sociology of Sport. His main research priorities include sport officials and youth sport. David was born and raised in Ontario, attending Laurentian University (BA Hons, Sport Psychology; MA, Human Development) and University of Ottawa (PhD, Human Kinetics). He completed a Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Queen’s University, before taking a position as an Assistant Professor at Indiana University. David now lives in Torbay, NL with his wife, son, and dog.


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