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Todd M. Kays, Ph.D.
President of the Ahtletic Mind Institute

Sport Psychology, Performance Psychology, Coaches, Athletes, Student-Athletes, Parents of Student-Athletes, Schools, Travel and Club Teams, Business, Management, Sales, Leadership, Team Development

Booking Fee Range
Starting at $1,000.00

Travels From
Columbus, Ohio

Dr. Todd Kays is a recognized speaker and trainer available for services ranging from individual work and small groups, to teams and large corporate and athletic organizations. His current and former clients can be found throughout the United States and internationally. He provides keynote speeches, independent and collaborative half-day events, as well as multiple day training seminars and retreats. He has been recognized as a top speaker in his field and an expert at getting results. Dr. Kays has gained renown for his creation and use of experiences that enhance the work and lives of others, and has been described as “entertaining, interactive, and creative” all with a point that leads to results.

When working with Dr. Kays, you can expect a thorough and prepared ally, immersed in the latest research and evidence-based intervention, who will make certain that his work with you achieves your goals and meets your needs. Dr. Kays is well-versed in a wide variety of topics, and can expertly assess and assist in addressing your specific needs to promote the results and meet the objectives you seek.

Dr. Todd M. Kays is a sport and performance psychologist in central Ohio and president and founder of the Athletic Mind Institute. He attended the University of Notre Dame for his undergraduate degree and his doctorate at the State University of New York at Buffalo.

He has worked with athletes of all ages and ability levels, including Olympic, professional, collegiate, and high school, and has helped them become better people and athletes. Dr. Kays was the first sports psychology fellow at The Ohio State University and currently serves as a consultant to numerous coaches and student-athletes at the university as well as being an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Psychology. He was the sport psychologist for the Columbus Crew, the major league soccer team in Columbus, Ohio for five years and has worked with numerous soccer players and coaches at all levels of sport throughout the country and world. Dr. Kays has consulted and/or worked with athletes and coaches from Major League Soccer, Professional Hockey, PGA, LPGA and NFL.

He has authored or co-authored 4 books: Athlete’s Journal, Golfer’s Journal, Positive Transitions for Student Athletes: Life Skills for Transitions in Sport, College, and Career and The Parent’s Playbook: Developing a Gameplan for Maximizing Your Child’s Athletic Experience. He produced Peak Mental Performance in Golf: Sharpening the Mental Side of Your Game, a CD, book, and video series addressing mental training for the sport of golf.

Dr. Kays is in demand as a speaker throughout the country and has appeared on radio, television, and newspaper, including ESPN, Golf Channel, Fox Sports, Wall Street Journal, as well as appearing with ESPN’s Kirk Herbstreit in a documentary entitled “America’s Student Athletes”. Dr. Kays is also recognized as a pioneer in linking sport and performance psychology to business and industry and has worked with numerous companies throughout the United States.

The Athletic Mind Institute is a center devoted to helping people from all walks of life achieve peak performance on a consistent and frequent basis. Whether these “performances” are in sports, career, school, relationships or life, AMI will assist you in utilizing the “athletic mind” to create and maintain ideal performance on a daily basis. Here you can find information including how to hire Dr. Todd Kays for a speaking engagement, appearance, endorsement deal, consulting, or corporate event. Contact Dr. Todd Kays for more information on speaker fee costs, scheduling and availability for your next event, seminar or training.