Elizabeth Best, MA is one of Premier Sport Psychology’s resilience consultants and office administrators. Elizabeth works with individuals on how to develop and increase their resilience over their lifetime. Elizabeth also takes care of the day-to-day operations in the office. She manages the sport psychologists’ schedules, provides continuous support to the psychologists, as well as greets our clients and aids in directing our internship program.
Experience, Education, and Training
Elizabeth grew up in Hastings, MN and graduated high school from Hastings High School in 2011. She graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College in 2015 where she studied Psychology with a minor in Sociology. Elizabeth completed her Masters in Sport Psychology through John F. Kennedy University in California. At John F. Kennedy University, Elizabeth was the Sport Psychology Student Association Event Coordinator and Overall President. In internships for her masters, Elizabeth has worked with athletes from middle school through D1 college level in a variety of sports that include volleyball, soccer, hockey, wrestling, and gymnastics. She has presented at a regional conference and is passionate about the growth of resiliency in today’s youth.
Elizabeth has played volleyball for most of her life, but grew up playing a little bit of everything with her family. Elizabeth loves sports and being active, including half marathons. She has also coached volleyball at the middle school competitive level in St. Peter, MN as well as in Walnut Creek, CA. In California, she ran clinics for girls who were both experienced and not experienced in volleyball.