Chrissy is Premier Sport Psychology’s Project Specialist and part-time office admin. She helps with specific projects for Premier Sport Psychology as well as helps operate the front desk, provider’s schedules, and client care. Chrissy has been closely involved in developing the Premier Sport Psychology Leadership curriculum and is an experienced consultant in supporting athletes and coaches in their leadership development journeys.
Experience, Education, and Training
Chrissy Holm, MSc, worked as an assistant rowing coach at the University of Minnesota from 2015-2019. She earned her undergraduate degree in psychology and communication studies from the University of Michigan (May 2014) and went on to get her master’s degree in sport and exercise psychology from Brunel University London in the UK (September 2015). She is a former NCAA national champion and world champion in rowing, representing Team USA at the Under-23 level. She enjoys blending her practical experiences as an elite athlete with rigorous study in the field of sport and exercise psychology to provide cutting-edge coaching to the athletes she serves. She is also a yoga instructor and helps her athletes gain flexibility, body and mindful awareness, and focus to achieve consistent results. She intends to develop and extend those skills into a clinical environment to support healthy minds in the pursuit of optimal performance. Ultimately, she would like to work with athletes as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) applying the concepts of positive psychology, mindfulness meditation, and resilience.
Chrissy grew up in North Oaks, MN and attended Hill-Murray High School, graduating in 2009. She earned varsity letters in basketball, track and field, lacrosse, cross-country, with basketball as her primary sport. However, her favorite sport to play growing up was ice hockey. In college, she went on to try out for the women’s rowing team at University of Michigan and competed for four years on varsity. During her time at Michigan, she won a Big Ten Championship, NCAA National Championship, and in 2012 won a gold medal for Team USA at the U-23 World Rowing Championships in the W8+ event. While getting her master’s degree in London, she competed for Brunel University’s netball team where she played goal shooter. Chrissy will try any new sport and eagerly takes on challengers for a pick-up game of Horse.