Sara Robinson, MA 

Mental Skills CoacH

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Sara is available for an initial phone consultation at no charge. Find out if mental skills training is right for you. You can also join the quarterly newsletter to learn more about mental skills training.

About Sara Robinson

Mental skills coach


MA in sport psychology, BFA in theater

Sara Robinson, MA, is a Mental Skills Coach in the Bay Area, CA specializing in work with athletes both on teams and in individual sports. She received her MA in Sport Psychology from John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA, and did her undergraduate work at New York University, where she gained a solid knowledge base in general psychology, and received a BFA in Theater.


Sara has worked with recreational and competitive athletes, ages 3 to adult, in a variety of sports. She has worked with a Division 1 Women's Gymnastics team, high school wrestling and volleyball teams, and club soccer teams. Sara works with individual athletes in a variety of sports including basketball, swimming, track, gymnastics, and softball. Sara has consulted with Sorcerer Fast-pitch Softball Academy and Diablo Gymnastics in San Ramon, Mind Body Zone in Fremont, Velocity Sports Performance in Dublin, and Dublin United Soccer League. She is an Affiliate Faculty member at John F. Kennedy University in Pleasant Hill, CA and teaches courses in the Master's Degree Program in Sport Psychology.


Sara believes every athlete and performer can benefit from mental skills training, and introduces techniques and strategies in ways that are fun, interesting, and appropriate to the age and performance arena of the client. She enjoys working with performers of all ages and truly loves teaching clients new skills, supporting their goals, and helping achieve more consistent performance. Sara works with performers of all ages, but has specialized in work with youth, teen, and collegiate athletes. She also spends much of her time working with gymnasts and cheerleaders.


Sara is a member of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). She is a regular contributor for SportingKid Magazine and sends out a quarterly newsletter about topics in mental skills training. She grew up in the Bay Area, was a competitive gymnast for over a decade, and understands the demands of being involved in sports and other performance arenas.