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David DaSilva

David DaSilva

Mental/Vision Coach
With IMG Since:
2012
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Hometown:

Johannesburg, South Africa
Languages spoken: 
English
Portuguese
Spanish

About David DaSilva

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David coordinated Sport Psychology services at Barry University which included consultations and workshops with the soccer, golf, rowing, tennis and basketball teams. David also served as a research assistant (which included data collection and assessment using various psycho-physiological techniques such as EEG, EMG, ECG, and GSR) and co-taught an undergraduate course in sport and exercise psychology. After completing a Master of Science degree at Barry University in Miami Shores, David was hired as the mental conditioning director at the Evert Tennis Academy in Boca Raton, Florida. After spending several years practicing and honing his skills with all young students, adults and professionals training at Evert, David joined the mental conditioning staff at IMG Academy in October, 2009. David is also in charge of the vision training program, an exercise program for the eyes that results in improved visual ability.

Education/Accreditations

  • MS in Movement Science (Sport & Exercise Psychology), Barry University 2002-2003
  • BA in Psychology, New Hampshire College 1996-2000
  • AASP (Association for Applied Sport Psychology)- Certified Consultant # 275

Experience:

  • Played for four years, soccer varsity team New Hampshire College 1996-2000
  • Professional Soccer Trainee for Division 1 and 2 teams in Portugal
  • Soccer coach to various clubs and camps in the U.S. and South Africa
Others in this group:
  • DJ Andreoli
    DJ Andreoli
    Mental Conditioning Coach
  • Taryn Morgan
    Dr. Taryn Morgan
    Assistant Director of Athletic & Personal Development
  • Angus Mugford
    Dr. Angus Mugford
    Director of Personal & Organizational Performance
  • Christian Smith
    Christian Smith
    Mental Conditioning Coach
  • Justin Su'a
    Justin Su'a
    Head of Mental Conditioning
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