Barnesville Hutton Memorial Library will be hosting a signing of the book "Don’t Leave Your Mind Behind by co-author Dr. Nicole Detling a Barnesville High School Alumna. The signing will be on July 13 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Library.
Dr. Nicole Detling received her BA in psychology and sports science from Ohio Wesleyan University, her MS in sport psychology from Ithaca College, and her PhD in sport psychology at the University of Utah. She is currently the owner of HeadStrong Consulting, LLC, a sport psychology company focusing on performance enhancement through mental skills training. She has appeared on The Colbert Report, NBC, and several local news stations and has been heard on NPR, podcasts, and local radio stations.
Nicole is currently the Mental Performance Coach with Real Salt Lake (MLS Soccer Team), US Ski and Snowboard Association (Freestyle Aerials, Freeskiing, and Snowboarding), USA Nordic (Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping), and the US Para-Archery team. Nicole also works with Ballet West (Professional Ballet Company) and several individual athletes from the youth through elite levels. In addition to working with several Olympic medalists and world champions, she has worked with professional athletes in the PGA, MLB, NBA, NFL, and NHL as well as professional road cyclists and mountain bikers. Also, Nicole is currently contracted with the University of Utah Athletics Department to provide sport psychology services to all U of U athletes.
Her Olympic experience includes being a fully-credentialed member of Team USA with the US Short Track team in the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games and in the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games with the US Freestyle Aerials Ski Team.
In her free time, Nicole is working on a book with her signature tagline as the title. She enjoys rock climbing, kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, cycling, and skiing. Nicole resides in the Salt Lake City area with her two sons, Logan and Elias.
Books will be available to purchase or you may bring in your book to have signed. The Library address is 308 E. Main St., Barnesville, or for additional information, call the library at 740-425-1651.