General Session Lunch — Inspire, Achieve, Succeed
As one of the nation’s leading sport psychology consultants and peak performance coaches, Dr. Greg Dale provides a wealth of knowledge and practical strategies for anyone interested in enhancing their performance or their environment. You will learn how to employ the winning techniques of sport psychology to help your organization perform at a high level and as a cohesive team by inspiring teamwork, establishing a positive culture and motivating staff to succeed.
Dr. Greg Dale
Professor, Consultant, Author at Duke University
Gregory A. Dale, PhD is a Professor of Sport Psychology and Sport Ethics at Duke University as well as Director of the Sport Psychology and Leadership Programs for Duke Athletics. In addition to his work with Duke athletic members, Greg consults with numerous college and professional athletes and coaches and provides educational workshops for coaches, parents, and student-athletes at the middle and high school levels.
Utilizing the principles he has developed working with some of the world’s most successful coaches and athletes, Greg has provided dynamic and inspirational teambuilding, performance, and leadership programming for organizations and corporations around the world. His clients have included the Environmental Protection Agency, the World Bank, Habitat for Humanity International, Airports Council International, IBM, VF Corporation, Pfizer, COACH, Northwestern Mutual, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Miami International Airport, Cincinnati International Airport, Plaza Construction, China Construction, and Skanska International. As a consultant, his methods and proven strategies have assisted his clients not only across the United States, but in countries such as England, India, Vietnam, Thailand, Mexico, United Arab Emirates, and Indonesia.
An expert author, Greg has written five books related to leadership, coaching, parenting and performance. Those titles include The Seven Secrets of Successful Coaches: How to Unlock and Unleash Your Team’s Full Potential; 101 Teambuilding Activities: Ideas Every Coach Can Use to Enhance Teamwork; Communication and Trust, It’s a Mental Thing: 5 Keys to Improving Performance and Enjoying Sport; The Fulfilling Ride: A Parent’s Guide to Helping Athletes Have a Positive Sport Experience; and Catch and Release: Becoming a Teacher Who Changes Lives. His sixth book titled All Eyes on You: Three Essential Steps in the New Leader’s Journey to Exceptional Leadership will be published in 2021.
Greg was showcased in the feature length documentary WINNING and has served as the expert in a series of 14 educational videos. He has been featured on Good Morning America, ESPN, MSNBC, Court TV, and numerous national radio programs as well as in print with the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times, Sports Illustrated and Runner’s World. He is co-host of an XM radio show on leadership, parenting, and high-level performance. Greg is a member of National Executive Boards for the Positive Coaching Alliance and the Pro Football Hall of Fame Game for Life Foundation.