Raymond Prior, Ph.D.
As one of the country’s top peak performance professionals, Raymond has nearly a decade of experience educating athletes and coaches about building mental toughness. With his unique experiences, education, and a passion for helping others pursue greatness, Raymond takes a refreshing approach to mental training, making it easy to understand and apply at the individual and team levels.
Raymond works with athletes, teams, and coaches at professional, Olympic, NCAA, amateur, and youth sport levels. His clients include professional athletes, Olympic Gold Medalists, individual and team National Champions, National Coach of the Year Award winners, individual and team Conference Champions, and countless NCAA All-Americans in a variety of sports. Prior also works with non-sport performers, including Grammy winners, Oscar winners, and Emmy winners in cinema, television and music.
Raymond continues to provide peak performance training to West Virginia University Athletics, where he earned his PhD from WVU’s top-ranked Sport & Exercise Psychology program. Raymond has more than 15 years of competitive sport experience playing soccer at the club, U.S. Olympic developmental, intercollegiate, and semi-professional levels.