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    Chris Carr  
    Chris Carr

    Position:
    Sport and Performance Psychologist


    Chris Carr is in his sixth season as a sport and performance psychologist with the Indiana Department of Athletics. Carr is the sport and performance psychologist and coordinator for sport and performance psychology at St. Vincent Sports Performance in Indianapolis.

    Carr was the director of sport psychology and national team sport psychologist for USA Diving and accompanied the team to the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing. He is the past-President of Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association and served on the Executive Committee through 2009. Carr is also on the United States Olympic Committee Registry of Sport Psychology Providers based at the United States Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    A former collegiate football player and native of Muncie, Ind., Carr received his bachelor's in psychology from Wabash College and his master's in counseling psychology from Ball State University, where he was a graduate assistant football coach from 1983-84. Carr has a Ph.D. in counseling psychology with a minor in exercise science/sport psychology from Ball State.

    Carr also studied off-campus at Oxford University in Oxford, England, and played club rugby during his stay. Chris lives in Westfield, Ind., with his wife, Kelli, and daughter, Rachel.

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