Leadership Academy

The Hamilton College department of athletics and physical education has developed a leadership academy that will challenge, support and grow student leaders within athletics and for life.

2019-20 Cohort 

August 24, 2019

August Session Presenter

Greg Shelley, Ph.D

Greg Shelley, Ph.D. 

Greg is a Professor, Consultant, Author, and Speaker from Ithaca College, N.Y. He has conducted over 2,500 regional, national, and international presentations and workshops for performers across all sports, including the youth, high school, collegiate, Olympic, and professional levels. Greg has spent the last 29 years educating and training athletes and coaches in the areas of culture development, leadership, motivation, team building, communication, stress management, conflict resolution, and mental toughness. He is currently the applied sport psychology consultant for numerous Division I, II, and III athletic departments, as well as consultant and Coach Educator for the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). In addition, he directs or co-directs several Division I Collegiate Sport Leadership Academies throughout the United States. Greg’s latest book, Train Up: 50 Rules for Developing Confident, Controlled, and Consistent Sport Performances, will be published in January 2020. Greg owns and operates his own National Consulting Business, Rise Above Performance Consulting.


The Hamilton Athletics Leadership Committee

Rob Haberbusch, Head Men's Hockey Coach
Patty Kloidt, Head Women's Lacrosse Coach
Emily McNamara, Head Women's Hockey Coach
Miriam Merrill, Associate Director of Athletics/Senior Woman Administrator
Dave Murray, Head Football Coach

Departmental oversight by Jon Hind '80, Director of Athletics