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Tim White

Sport Performance and Mental Health

Tim White joined Vanderbilt in 2021.

White began his career in athletic training with stints with professional organizations including the Kansas City Chiefs, New York Jets and the Florida Everblades. He also spent time at Quinnipiac, Michigan and Utah — where he started his work in sport psychology.

White founded a private sport psychology practice in 2014 and transitioned full-time into the field in 2016. He has worked with many professional, Olympic and NCAA programs and athletes. He became a certified mental performance consultant in 2017, presented at regional and national conferences, and has written several journal articles and book chapters.

White is licensed in psychology (Tenn.) and certified in sport psychology, athletic training, strength and conditioning.

He earned his undergraduate degree from Wisconsin-La Crosse, a master’s degree at Utah and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology with an emphasis in sport from Missouri.

White enjoys watching and playing sports, and engaging in outdoor activities with his wife (Danielle), daughter (Kaelyn) and son (Carter).