Dr. Jack J. Lesyk Appointed as Director of Sport Psychology Services
SPIRE Institute Appoints Jack J. Lesyk, Ph.D., CC-AASP as Director of Sport Psychology Services
SPIRE Institute is a multi-sport training camp, academy and event-hosting complex pioneering new approaches to athletic, academic and character development. Now, another key resource has been added to the SPIRE environment. Sport psychologist Jack J. Lesyk, Ph.D., CC-AASP has been appointed Director of SPIRE Sport Psychology Services.
Dr. Lesyk is both a sport psychology professional and a doctorally trained licensed psychologist. As president of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, the largest and most respected sport psychology organization in the world, he is a leading authority in the field of sport psychology. He has been in clinical practice and has worked intensively with athletes from over 25 different sports, at competitive levels ranging from scholastic to world-class, Olympic and professional, for over 30 years.
SPIRE offers a wide variety of weekly camp, residential academy, and custom designed sports training programs for local, regional, national and international athletes. Dr. Lesyk’s focus will be to design and implement both individual and group mental skills training programs that will enable SPIRE athletes to optimize their performance and their well being, in and out of the athletic arena.
“I’m thrilled to be joining a first-class organization that is committed to developing human potential through athletics, academics, and service,” said Dr. Lesyk. “My main professional goal has always been to empower individuals. Sport, in the right setting, is an excellent way of accomplishing this goal. SPIRE is just such a setting, and I’m proud to be a part of one the best athlete training centers in the world.”
Ron Clutter, Founder/CEO of SPIRE commented, “Having Dr. Jack Lesyk on our staff will certainly help our students to realize their full athletic potential. But I’m even more excited by the impact that Jack and his team will have on building strong, healthy, confident individuals well prepared to deal with the pressures of life.”
About SPIRE Institute SPIRE Institute, in Geneva, Ohio, integrates sports and education, training and wellness with a focus on the development of the whole self. It features 750,000 sq. ft. of Olympic grade facilities under roof, acres of outdoor fields and a multi-sport stadium complex. SPIRE and its nationally renowned coaches offer residential high school and post grad academy programs, summer and holiday camps, and weekend training sessions in soccer, track & field, volleyball, swimming and basketball (with more sports to follow). Junior athletes train alongside collegians, professionals, wounded veterans, Olympians, Paralympians and masters level athletes. SPIRE features athletic development programs with Michael Johnson Performance, mental skills training, sports medicine, nutrition and wellness programs, and a variety of customized high school and collegiate academic options. SPIRE can simultaneously host clubs, leagues, tournaments and championship events, in multiple sports, no matter the weather or the season.