Omar Figueroa, M.Ed., CMPC is the Director of Programming and Innovation for Premier Sport Psychology. He is a certified Mental Performance Consultant by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Omar specializes in high-performance programming, technology, and product development. Omar has had the opportunity to work with the best in technology and sport. He has always believed the mind is the key factor to unlocking one’s ultimate potential to tackle the highest goals one sets for their performance and organizational ventures.
Experience, Education, and Training
For Premier Sport Psychology, Omar supports high-performance programming and innovation initiatives. Currently, Omar supports the Minnesota Twins with leadership and mental performance consulting. Prior to joining Premier Sport Psychology, he was at Texas A&M University directing the Explore Program and teaching Psychology of Sport and Undergraduate Studies courses.
Before Texas A&M University, he was at IMG Academy and Apple, New York City. Omar also was a co-founder of HutHunt, an app helping potential tenants find apartments directly to property managers and roommates.
Additional to Premier Sport Psychology, he is a team member of Fútbol Marketing Group soccer agency overseeing international exhibition match organization between the Liga MX and American soccer clubs.
Omar has earned his undergraduate degree in Psychology from St. John’s University and a Master’s degree in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College.
Presentations and Media
Omar has spoken at the International Academic Advising Conference (NACADA) in Belgium on mental performance effect in higher education. He has also given several presentations on mental performance at University Advisers and Counselors (UAC).
License and Certifications
Omar is a certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
Omar was a collegiate soccer player at Valparaiso University and a two-time high school soccer state champion. He currently loves to practice yoga and play soccer.
Human Performance Optimized Daily. Omar believes each day we can all be better than the person we were yesterday. He strongly believes that if he is not helping someone else than he is not helping himself. He invites you to join him on this journey of continual betterment.