Maryrose Blank, CMPC, MRT

Adjunct Instructor, Sport and Performance Psychology

Dr. Maryrose Blank is a sport and performance psychology consultant with over 15 years of experience incorporating mental skills training with various populations to include the military, athletes and coaches at every level, and other high performing organizations.

Dr. Blank began her career in college athletics, working at several colleges and universities to include Stony Brook University, Western Carolina University and SUNY Geneseo College. Over the past 10 years, the majority of her efforts are supporting the military to design and implement performance psychology training programs. Specifically, Dr. Blank’s clients have ranged from the 18th Airborne Corp to the Special Operations community both at Fort Bragg, NC and the within the National Capitol Region.

She is the founder of Tier-1 Mindset, LLC where she partners with a multi-disciplinary team to effectively integrate mental skills, fitness and nutrition into programs designed to assist individuals in maintaining sustainable, peak performance.

Dr. Blank is a certified mental performance coach (CMPC) with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Her passion is training individuals to reach health and performance goals through systematic mental skills training, using data analytics, biofeedback and cognitive behavioral therapy methodologies.

Her hobbies include mountain biking, ultra-racing and spending time with her dog. She is an Upstate NY native and an avid Buffalo Bills fan. She currently resides in Northern Virginia.

Areas of Expertise

  • Military/tactical athletes
  • Youth and college level athletes
  • Performance consulting for executives

Research Interests

  • Biofeedback integration/applications
  • Cognitive skill development (i.e. memory, attention, visual processing speed, etc.) with military applications
  • Autonomic nervous system health and HRV applications
  • Applied mental performance coaching
  • Mindfulness
  • Sleep