9/26/2023: Anxiety and Athletics: Expected or Exceptional

September 26, 2023

12 -1pm CST

Webinar Cost and Continuing Education Information
Our live webinars are free to all attendees with a maximum of 100 participants on the day of the event, so please log-in early to secure your spot.

Board of Certification Certified Athletic Trainers and may receive CE credit for attending either the live or home study webinars. Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists may only receive CE credit for attending live events at this time.


Every athlete has experienced feelings of anxiety and nervousness. This webinar will breakdown the prevalence of anxiety in sports, what is to be expected and when we may need to support athletes in getting help. We will discuss coping skills and techniques that can benefit all athletes when managing anxiety and ways to support athletes who may be struggling.

At the end of this presentation, attendees will be better able to:

  1. Summarize the prevalence of anxiety in today’s athletes.
  2. Recognize athletes who are coping well with stress and anxiety and those that may benefit from additional support and assistance.
  3. Apply techniques discussed to support athletes when they are experiencing anxiety.

Target Audience: ATs, RDs, CSCS, and other sports medicine or athlete support staff


Tina George, MSW, CPS

For the past 18 of her 30-year career in the behavioral health field, Tina George has helped create and implement prevention, intervention, and post-vention programming to support students of all ages. Part of her work at Caron includes the creation of Peak Performance: Substance Use Education and Wellness for Athletes. She and her team of professionals have provided support to student-athletes at both the high school and collegiate level.

Kimberly Sheaffer, LSW

Kimberly Sheaffer, LSW is currently a Lead Student Assistance Specialist at Caron Treatment Centers. Kimberly is a former Division I athlete who played Field Hockey at the University of Michigan where she received her BA in Psychology and her Master’s degree in Social Work.  During her graduate program, she was an Advisory Board Member for the Social Work and Sport Association, a student organization which focused on the use of social work practices and integrating them into the sports world. Kimberly is currently an assistant field hockey coach at Wilson High School.

Register Here

Drug Free Sport International (BOC AP# P8729) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainers. This program is eligible for a maximum of 1 Category A hour/CEU. ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the session. 



View the Webinar:

Anxiety and Athletics: Expected or Exceptional