Matt Brown, PhD, Advisor - Sports Psychology
Matt Brown understands first-hand the challenges and struggles of a permanently sidelined athlete. His collegiate football career ended abruptly when he sustained a broken neck at the University of Calgary training camp in 1988. He struggled painfully to redefine himself, having relied heavily on football prior to his injury. Over time, Matt was inspired to become a sports psychologist. He completed his undergrad degree in psychology at the University of Alberta where he also complete a Master’s degree in sports psychology. He then completed his doctoral degree in counseling psychology, specializing in athletes at the University of Calgary.
Matt worked in the consulting realm with many Canadian National teams such as men’s waterpolo, bobsleigh, skeleton, luge, wrestling. He now provides sport psychology and counseling at the Edge School for Athletes in Calgary, Canada. Matt also works with the Calgary Hitmen (WHL), the Arizona Coyotes (NHL), and numbers Canadian National Team athletes.