Crusader Athletic Leadership Council Were Visited by Lonnie Sarnell This Spring

Lonnie Sarnell, Psy.D. is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides clinical and sport psychology services to adolescents and adults. Dr. Sarnell has experience working with a wide range of concerns with particular specializations in peak performance and anxiety management. Dr. Sarnell offers sport psychology consultation and presentations to athletes, coaches, and teams.
Dr. Sarnell provides individual therapy using an integrative approach to treatment with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Mindfulness-Based Techniques. She has worked with athletes at all levels, including high school, college and professional athletes.
Dr. Sarnell received her Psy.D. in clinical psychology with a concentration in sportperformance psychology from La Salle University, where she provided sport psychology services within the athletic department.
Dr. Sarnell completed her B.A. in psychology at Yale University, where she played as a goalie on the Division I women’s lacrosse team. She was the assistant women’s lacrosse coach at Drew University in 2007, she has coached youth teams in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware, and she continues to coach for the Metro Lacrosse Club, an elite NY/NJ club team, in addition to providing one-on-one goalie training. Her goal is to help people perform up to their potential, learn tools for managing emotions, and improve their overall quality of life.
This seminar provided the students and members of the Crusader Athletic Leadership Council with leadership strategies and techniques to assist with their high school athletics, academic effort, and overall personal development.
Gus Kalikas, Athletic Director at Arthur L. Johnson High School, had this to say about the event. “The C.A.L.C. was thrilled to be able to host Dr. Sarnell at our Crusader Athletic Leadership Council Meeting. Our Student Athletes learned a lot through discussion about various aspects of sports psychology. There is no doubt in my mind that our student athletes will be able to employ these techniques in the classrooms and on the fields in order to make themselves better students, athletes, and citizens.”
The C.A.L.C. would like to thank Dr. Sarnell for attended the meeting and assisting the Student Athletes of Arthur L. Johnson High School in continuing to strive for excellence.