USPTA Webinar - Mental health for coaches and players

Join Dr. Shawn Foltz-Emmons at 2pm EST to learn about mental health for coaches and players.

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a difficult time for everyone. This presentation will provide coaches and players with ideas on how to manage the struggles caused by COVID-19, become more resilient and improve their overall mental health.

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Shawn Foltz-Emmons PhD is a former professional tennis player ranked #55 in the world, Number #1 in Division 1 Collegiate Tennis January 1989, All-American, Top ranked nationally and internationally junior tennis player, 1986 Orange Bowl winner in singles and doubles, starred in the movie “Spring Fever” with Carling Bassett, Susan Anton and Jessica Walter. She was featured in the book “Courting Fame” which chronicled the lives of four junior tennis players as they transitioned to the professional tennis tour. In 1984, Dr.Foltz-Emmons was the second youngest player ever to receive a world ranking in women’s professional tennis. She was also Miss October in the 1986 WTA Calender. She has been coached by Robert Lansdorp (coach of Tracy Austin and Pete Sampras), Nick Bolletierri (coach of Carling Bassett, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, Kathleen Horvath), PA Nilhagen (coached Todd Witsken, former #1 in the world in doubles) Kelly Junkerman (coached Chris Evert) and Patricio Apey (coached Gabriela Sabatini). Currently, Dr. Foltz-Emmons is a licensed psychologist with her own business, Advantage Performance Consultants. She was an EAP Provider for the companies ComPsych, and Interface, provided consulting services for the companies Aarete and iTether, and is the Tennis Advisor and Psychological Consultant for the First Serve Tennis Foundation. She volunteers her time mentoring under resourced youth and guiding/advising young tennis players to meet their life goals.  During her marriage to an active duty Air Force fighter pilot, Dr Foltz-Emmons received the Commander’s Public Service Award medal, the first time in the history of the medal to be given to a military spouse. In addition, Dr Foltz-Emmons was recently appointed to the United States Tennis Association Sport Science Committee. Dr Foltz-Emmons is a proud mother to two children. She enjoys playing tennis, binge-watching Netflix and Hulu series, doing yoga and spending time with friends.

Worth 1 education credit.

7/22/2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

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