One of the country’s most respected sports psychologists, Dr. Andrew Jacobs works with athletes of all ages, from youth athletes to collegiate, professional and Olympic competitors. Called “a pioneer in mental training,” he was one of the first sport psychologists to work with a US Olympic team, a professional team and a university athletic department. During his years as the US Cycling Team’s sports psychologist, they won a record nine medals at the 1984 Olympics — the first cycling medals for the US in 72 years.
Dr. Jacobs has served as the team psychologist for the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Comets, the University of Kansas, and the University of Missouri Kansas City. He’s worked with individual athletes and coaches from a variety of professional teams as well as the Australian National Swim Team. Additionally he has served as a consultant for the US Swimming and Weight Lifting Federations, the PGA and USTA and the US Olympic Committee’s Sports Psychology Registry.