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George Mumford

Sports Psychologist

George T. Mumford is a Sports Psychology Consultant, Personal and Organizational Development Consultant, Executive Coach and an Insight Meditation Teacher. As a Sports Psychology Consultant, he has worked with the Los Angeles Lakers (1999-2003) and the Chicago Bulls (1993-1998), as part of Phil Jackson’s support staff. During that time, Jackson’s teams won six NBA World Championships: the Chicago Bulls won three (1996-98) and the Los Angeles Lakers won three (2000-2002).

George is currently working with the New York Knicks, Holy Cross Men’s Basketball and private clients.

George has worked with Boston College Men’s and Women’s Basketball; Ohio University Athletic Department; University of Minnesota Women’s Basketball; and three Premiership Football (Soccer) Clubs. He also consults with other athletic departments and other organizations and private clients. Some of his clients include Olympic Athletes, Athletic Organizations, Coaches, Senior Athletic Administrators, and Athletes competing in a variety of sports (Soccer, Volley Ball, Football, Baseball, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Golf, Figure Skating, Fencing, and Softball).

He also works as an Executive Coach. George’s clients include Corporate Executives, Medical Doctors and individuals.

While working at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester Massachusetts, Department of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Stress Reduction Clinic, He developed and implemented Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Programs for an Inner-city “Satellite” Clinic and several Massachusetts Correctional Institution Facilities.

In October of 2007 George T. Mumford was the Keynote Speaker for the UC Davis Health System Alternative and Integrative Medicine for Pain Management Conference, held in Lanai City, Hawaii.

On April 9 2004 he was a presenter at the University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School of Business, The Wharton Leadership Venture on Self-Awareness program titled “Leading from Within” held in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.

In September of 2003, George was one of several meditation teachers invited to participate in the “Healing through Great Difficulty: a meeting between His Holiness the Dalai Lama former Prisoners and Meditation Teachers” held in New York City.

George T. Mumford was featured in the following Media Events:

• PBS Body and Soul, Peak Performance: Sports and the Mind, Spring of 1999
• Oprah Magazine 1st Anniversary Issue article titled Deep Listening, May 2001
• The Boston Globe Magazine Encounter Page, February 9 2003
• Tricycle Magazine article Eye on the Ball, Summer of 2003
 

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