Special Guest Michael Huber, Certified Mental Performance Consultant, Author & Podcaster Discusses Helping Young Athletes & Their Families


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Michael Huber is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant® accredited by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology. He is also a father, experienced business advisor, athlete, and mentor.

The primary focus of Michael’s practice is serving young athletes and their families. His work is motivated by the desire for others to get the best out of the abilities and resources at their disposal. Michael believes that mental performance coaching is about becoming aware of mental emotional challenges, removing those roadblocks, and taking intentional action to improve as a person and performer.

Michael returned to school for a master’s degree in sport psychology in his early 40's based upon his desire to help others, coupled with his recognition that youth sports can be improved with an increased understanding of what makes young people tick. Prior to entering the sport psychology field, Michael spent almost 20 years as a successful business consultant working for globally-recognized professional firms, such as Ernst & Young, KPMG, and Cushman & Wakefield.

Of course, the most important job that Michael holds is father to his two children: Patrick, 13 and Lucy, 11.

Michael’s Podcast: The Freshman Foundation Podcast relates to Huber's deep curiosity about the transition from high school to college athletics based upon his experience in working with young athletes. Mike talks to an array of successful athletes, respected coaches, and mental performance experts to discuss their perspectives on the very big leap to college athletics. The primary goal of the podcast is to help aspiring college athletes and their families to understand what it takes to survive and thrive in college amidst the many mental, emotional, social, and academic challenges facing incoming freshmen. Through his conversations, Mike hopes to identify the skills and attributes that the most successful student-athletes demonstrate upon arriving on campus. Mike is Founder and CEO of Follow The Ball LLC and Follow The Freshman LLC mental performance consultancies based in Fair Haven, New Jersey. Ideal Guests for Mike's show include: Athletes, coaches, and other experts with personal and/or professional experience with the transition from HS to college athletics.

Mike has earned the prestigious Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) designation awarded by the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Earning CMPC designation is the "gold standard" in the mental performance coaching field. Mike's mental performance coaching practice is focused on helping young athletes to achieve their potential by teaching them mental, emotional, and life skills to thrive in high school, college, and beyond.

To discover more about The Freshman Foundation please visit: https://freshmanfoundation.com. To learn more about Mike Huber please visit: https://michaelvhuber.com.

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