Author: Randy Battochio

Randy Battochio, PhD is a student member of the Canadian Sport Psychology Association.Since 2007, Randy has helped amateur and professional athletes in better understand themselves, their team, and the mental side of their sport. These athletes are from the National Hockey League, Canadian Olympic team, Canadian National champions, National Collegiate Athletic Association scholarships, and Ironman competitions. Consulting has also been done with elite coaches, administrators, and parents about bullying in sport, team motivation, and parental contributions to athletic development.Randy is a graduate of Laurentian University’s Human Studies doctorate program where he studied the stress and adaptation of 23 National Hockey League players from Canada. Randy has been funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada to conduct research about sport participation and quality of life for francophone athletes in 2015 and Indigenous participation in physical activity in 2018. He is currently an Adjunct Professor at the university where he has taught courses such as Mental Health and Well-being, Stress Management, and Community Health.Randy is married to his high school sweetheart, Christine. They have two children, Miguel (6) and Justine (4).