Hillary Israelsen, MS
Hillary Israelsen received her BS in Exercise and Sport Science and her MS in Sport Psychology from the University of Utah. She has been consulting with athletes since 2009. She has been sought out by athletes and coaches to teach sport psychology skills and techniques. She has given presentations at a coach’s clinic and sport training sessions. She is also a member of the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and is currently working on becoming a certified consultant.
Hillary’s love of sport began as a youth playing basketball, baseball, and participating in track and field. This grew to a love for martial arts. She has been involved in martial arts for over 13 years and has competed in multiple competitions; including a world championship in South Korea. Along with a love of martial arts, Hillary also has a love for music. She has played the Trumpet for over 13 years. She has played in the University of Utah Marching Band and Pep Band. She was also selected for the Olympic Spirit Band which played in the opening and closing ceremonies as well as various events for the 2002 Winter Olympics.
She also enjoys backpacking, hiking, camping, playing sports, running, and scuba diving. Her enthusiasm for life and her passion for helping people is what drives her to help athletes and performers be the best they can be in both performance and life. She enjoys working with all sport and performance types. Some of the sports Hillary has worked with are basketball, volleyball, softball, soccer, gymnastics, swimming, martial arts, pistol shooting, speed skating, figure skating, and golf.
Anything you do can be thought of as a performance. Sport psychology skills can be applied to musicians, performers, the work place and school. Anything you do should be done to the best of your ability. Sport psychology can help you be your best.
Hillary currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah with her husband, Robert.