We are peak performance experts who teach athletes and coaches mental skills that increase awareness, focus, resiliency, and confidence. We teach our clients how to direct their attention toward solutions and consistently perform regardless of the external pressures surrounding them. Learning these skills leads to continuous success in athletic competitions and any life situation.
Director and Lead Instructor
Robyn Kenney is the Director and Lead Instructor of Mind Body Athletics. As a mental skills coach she has worked with hundreds of high school and college athletes. Through her experience, she has developed a system to help her clients with mental focus and resiliency.
International Athlete Robyn played on the US National Field Hockey Team for six years in tournaments around the world. She was on the Silver Medal Pan American Team in 2003. Her 37 international appearances also include the Champion's Challenge and World Cup Qualifier. A Boston University graduate, Robyn was inducted in BU's Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017. She earned All-American Honors her junior and senior year and led her team to the NCAA Tournament. A lifetime athlete, Robyn plays soccer, field hockey, lacrosse, softball and basketball.
Coach Robyn has coached teams at the collegiate and high school level for more the 15 years. She incorporates guided visualizations in pre-game warm ups and mental training in practices. Robyn also works with individuals in private training sessions. Robyn coached collegiate field hockey and lacrosse at Division III and Division I schools from 2002-2006. In 2015, Robyn was hired as the TC Wiliam's Varsity High School Coach. In 2015 they competed in the Final Four VA State Field Hockey Tournament - a first in the last 20 years. In 2017, their record was 16-3 and were named Gunston District Champions.
Mindfulness practitioner Robyn has been practicing yoga and meditation for the past 13 years. She leads mindful meditation group training in corporate settings. She received her mindfulness instructor certification from The Center of Koru Mindfulness.
Dr. Michael DeYoung
Ph.D. in Psychology; Sports Psychology Consultant
Dr. De Young has over 30 years’ experience as a Licensed Clinical and Educational Psychologist. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the United States International University, San Diego, California in 1982 and has worked with hundreds of students and parents at county and district schools in California in multiple capacities.
A Lifetime Member of United States Judo Association, Dr. De Young started training in Judo in the late 1960's and attained 1st Degree Dan/Black Belt Rank. He was a head instructor of a Judo club, teaching young athletes and adults in the mental and physical techniques of Judo.
Nutritional Life Coach and Movement Trainer
Christina Smith has been working in the Wellness and Athletic Performance industry for over 20 years. Christina's unique approach to nutritional life coaching and teaching ability have helped many people overcome roadblocks that have held them back from successfully maintaining a healthier lifestyle.
Christina has experience working with clients of all ages. She communicates and motivates exceptionally well, and has the skills and the knowledge to help anyone achieve their personal goals. Christina helps others take control of their lives both mentally and physically on their own road to personal strength and vitality. With her experience, she can help you make healthy, realistic, sustainable lifestyle choices without the fads, quick fixes and gimmicks - to help you improve your health for now, and for the long-term.