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Carr ’82 coaches sports’ mental game

Dr. Chris Carr '82 has visited campus to share his expertise in improving athletic performance

Dr. Chris Carr ’82 has visited campus to share his expertise in improving athletic performance

Dr. Chris Carr ’82 is the sports psychologist for Indiana Pacers basketball.  This week, Chris was featured in an IndyStar article about the approach he takes in advising Pacers players through observations of body language, actions, and performance during critical points of the game.  Click here to read the article.

After Wabash, Chris earned a Maters’ and PhD in Psychology at Ball State University. Chris was an athlete at Wabash, then coached high school football while earning a graduate degree in counseling.  An Olympics training center job and internship during grad school turned into a lifetime career as a sports psychologist.  In addition to the Pacers, Chris’ clients have included Indiana Fever, Purdue, Butler, and the USA gymnastics team.