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Dan Gould, Ph.D.
"Sport Parents: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly"
Dan Gould is director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports and a professor of kinesiology. 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.
(September 29, 2009). Dan Gould is a widely published sport psychology scholar and director of the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports at Michigan State University (MSU).