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WTHS Girls Volleyball to Have Virtual Meeting with Author Tami Matheny on Wednesday, September 9th



matheny The Washington Township High School girls volleyball team and coach Jeff Hood will have the opportunity to meet Tami Matheny, author of The Confident Athlete, virtually on Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 2:15 p.m.


“This is a great opportunity for our student-athletes to interact with an amazing athlete, coach and author and a great way to open the school year,” WTHS Director of Athletics Kevin Murphy said.


Owner and Director of Refuse2LoseCoaching, LLC and Co-Owner of Success for Teams, LLC, Matheny  works with coaches, athletes and teams to improve areas such as confidence, focus, motivation, mental toughness, leadership, and teamwork.


In high school, Tami was a tennis and basketball standout at East Rutherford High School (NC). She graduated from Lenoir-Rhyne College with a degree in psychology, while playing basketball and tennis, and earned a master’s degree in sports administration from the University of North Carolina.

Prior to becoming a Mental Game Coach, Matheny was one of the most successful tennis coaches in USC Upstate tennis history and elevated the men’s and women’s programs to levels never seen before.  With the implementation of her “Mental Toughness Program, both Spartans tennis programs produced nationally ranked individuals and teams, conference championships, and numerous individual awards.   She is one of few female coaches in the nation named Conference Coach of the Year for a men’s sport.


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