John P. Sullivan is a Sport Scientist and Clinical Sport Psychologist. He has over twenty years of clinical and scholarly experience, and for the past 16 years he has worked with the same team in the National Football League (NFL) coordinating clinical care and sport science. Dr. Sullivan’s experience also includes such work within the National Basketball Association, Major League Soccer, English Premier League, The English Football Association, Premier Rugby League, Australian Football League and Olympic national teams. He is an expert consultant for the military and law enforcement in regards to both welfare and performance needs. 

Dr. Sullivan provides consultation to the NFL office on issues related to well-being and performance, and is a member of the mental/behavioral health advisement group, was one of five national experts identified by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) to provide expert contribution for new guidelines for the NCAA Sports Medicine Handbook, and he is the co-lead author for the interdisciplinary consensus statement regarding the treatment of mental health issues with student-athletes, sponsored by the National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) and the NCAA. Dr. Sullivan is a visiting scholar/sport scientist at the Queensland Academy of Sport (QAS) in Brisbane, Australian, examining the current state sport technology in the marketplace and its utility. He also serves as an Instructor/Supervisor for Brown University Medical School Sports Medicine Fellowship. 

He has established expertise with psychophysiological profiling and developing cognitive abilities (e.g., decision making, complex reaction time, and read-and-react abilities) of elite performers.  Dr. Sullivan uses various markers such as, Central Nervous Systems Assessment - DC Potential, Heart Rate Variability (HRV), Electroencephalography (EEG), Accelerometry/GPS, Multiple Object Tracking (MOT), Optic Flow (OF), and biofeedback to determine optimal training loads, recovery interventions, and maintaining as well as enhancing cognitive capabilities in performance environments.    

Dr. Sullivan resides in Newport, Rhode Island and Washington, D.C.

Dr. Sullivan provides training and talks on:

  • Integrated Sport Science/Sport Psychology
  • Human Performance Technology
  • Performance Enhancement
  • Advanced Uses of Sport Technology  
  • Central Nervous System Measurement/Assessment
  • Performance Testing
  • Recovery Training
  • Talent Identification/Selection
  • Team Development
  • Concussion Assessment/Management/Rehabilitation
  • Mental Health Concerns
  • The Psychophysiology of Performance
  • Athlete Welfare
  • Building a High Performance Culture

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 Dr. John P. Sullivan

 Chris Parker

Chris lives in Nottingham, England. He began his study of interpersonal and intrapersonal communications in 1976. Understanding the power of words and how best to use them to influence positively, create change and/or improve performance became a lifelong study that has underpinned four decades of work in a variety of professional roles and contexts.

A Licensed Master Practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming, Chris is a highly experienced management trainer, business consultant, lecturer and writer. He has provided training in communications and influence for a wide range of clients including blue-chip organisations, Education Authorities, public and private leisure providers, sportsmen and women, politicians, actors and healthcare professionals.  He has taught on undergraduate and postgraduate programmes throughout the UK and Europe, and has worked with many individuals to help create personal and/or professional change.

Chris is the author of several books about communication and influence, leadership, the principles of organisational success and customer service, as well as three novels, a poetry collection and a collection of short stories. He has contributed to books on topics as diverse as business strategy, sport management and Indo-Malay martial arts traditions. He has written over sixty magazine articles.

Chris provides training and talks on:

  • The Power of Words.
  • Creating Rapport and Trust.
  • Active Listening.
  • Influencing in face-to-face Communication.
  • Influencing using the written word.
  • Creating a Positive First Impression.
  • Delivering Messages that Influence positively.
  • Managing the 6 Principles of Influence Successfully.
  • Creating and managing emotional states through interpersonal communication.
  • Identifying and Matching the Communication Patterns of Others.
  • Communication, Influence and Leadership.
  • Influencing the Performance of Others.
  • Creating and sharing a corporate narrative.
  • Communication and Change Management.

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He can be contacted directly by emailing: