Sports Psychologist, 6-time NBA Champion
George T. Mumford is a Sports Psychology Consultant, Personal and Organizational Development Consultant, Executive Coach and an Insight Meditation Teacher. As a Sports Psychology Consultant, he has worked with the Los Angeles Lakers (1999-2003) and the Chicago Bulls (1993-1998), as part of Phil Jackson’s support staff. During that time, Jackson’s teams won six NBA World Championships: the Chicago Bulls won three (1996-98) and the Los Angeles Lakers won three (2000-2002).
George is currently working with Boston College Men’s Basketball; Vanderbilt Men’s Basketball; and Northeastern University Women’s Field Hockey Teams. He consults with other athletic departments and other organizations and private clients. Some of his clients include Olympic Athletes, Athletic Organizations, Coaches, Senior Athletic Administrators, and Athletes competing in a variety of sports (Soccer, Volley Ball, Football, Baseball, Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Golf, Figure Skating, Fencing, and Softball). He also works as an Executive Coach with clients including corporate executives, medical doctors, and individuals. While working at the University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester Massachusetts, Department of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Stress Reduction Clinic, He developed and implemented Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction Programs for an Inner-city “Satellite” Clinic and several Massachusetts Correctional Institution Facilities.
George is a nationally recognized public speaker and has presented over the year at numerous conferences and events such as the UC Davis Health System Alternative and Integrative Medicine for Pain Management Conference, Wharton School of Business's The Wharton Leadership Venture on Self-Awareness program titled “Leading from Within”, and the “Healing through Great Difficulty: a meeting between His Holiness the Dalai Lama former Prisoners and Meditation Teachers”, held in New York City.
Read how George Mumford is helping this year's L.A. Laker team compete for another NBA championship.
LA Times Story - Feb 11, 2011 - Minds Matter To Coach Phil Jackson
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