Cari DeCandia, EdD, CMPC

Adjunct Instructor, Sport and Performance Psychology

Bio:  Dr. Cari DeCandia is a peak performance coach, consultant and educator who has the privilege of working with a broad range of elite performers looking to close the gap between their current and potential outcomes. Dr. DeCandia is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC®) with the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) and has both a master’s and doctorate in sport and performance psychology from University of Western States. She currently serves as an adjunct faculty member for the department of sport and performance psychology.

Dr. DeCandia combines her experience as a Division I athlete with more than 20 years of experience in a corporate environment with organizations ranging from tech start-ups to Fortune 100. She uses this experience in her work with leadership and team culture development as well as coaching elite performers, both in business and sport.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Development of high-performance team cultures
  • Leadership development
  • Positive coaching (business and sport)

Research Interests:

  • Psychological Safety
  • Leadership
  • Team Culture
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Mindfulness based protocols and performance