Dr. Treva Anderson, a full time performance coach at Ft. Jackson, has joined the Ridge View Athletic Department as our Sport Performance Coach for this school year. We couldn’t be more excited to her join our team to work with our kids and coaches!
Dr. Treva Anderson grew up in Florida and attended Florida State University for her Bachelors Degree in Psychology, graduating 2001. She went on at FSU to receive her Masters Degree in Rehabilitation Counseling with a specialization in Substance Abuse Counseling. From there she was accepted into the doctoral program for Sport and Exercise Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. While attending UNCG, Treva worked as a Sport Psychology Consultant with a variety of programs, including a local private high school Field Hockey Team, as well as with Energize Your Life, a sponsored program to get people to eat healthy and be more physically active, where her role was focused on providing education on overcoming the mental and emotional challenges to achieving a healthy lifestyle. She completed her Ph.D. in Sport and Exercise Psychology in May 2012, focusing her doctoral research on the psychological aspects of being injured during Basic Combat Training in the Army.
Treva joined the Comprehensive Soldier and Family Fitness Training Center (CSF2-TC) at Ft. Jackson in August 2007. Since arriving at Ft. Jackson she has worked to implement the program with the United States Army Drill Sergeant Academy, Fitness Training Company, Basic Combat Training Battalions, Army Community Services, Family Readiness Groups, as well as a variety of other units and individuals across the Ft. Jackson community as well as other Army installations. While working for the Army, Treva also completed the requirements in 2009 to become a Certified Consultant, certified by the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, which is the gold standard in the field of performance psychology, one of 6 in the state of South Carolina. She now mentors other young professionals striving for Certification.
Treva completed the Master Resiliency Training Course in 2009, as well as the Master Resilience Facilitator Course in 2010, and the Master Resilience Assistant Primary Instructor Course in 2013. She is also listed in the United States Olympic Committee Sport Psychology Registry, a list provided exclusively to athletes in the Olympic development process. Treva’s passion is focused on sharing the knowledge of mental skills training with as many people as possible.
She is joined in the Columbia area by her husband, Eric, sons, Zachery and Tyler, and daughter, Abby. She loves running, reading, gardening and being an active mom. Dr. Anderson can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.