About

Dr. Mike Sheard, Ph.D. has been a Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology at Teesside and York St John Universities. He has published widely on mental toughness, hardiness, and positive psychology. He has also worked in a consultancy capacity with athletes and officials across a variety of sports, ranging from grassroots to international competitive standards. He resigned as an academic in 2011 to be a full-time writer. He has written three highly-acclaimed books on mental toughness in sport. He is currently working on his first novel.

3 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi Mike,

    It’s been a while – I hope you are well. I often get students referring to your work and folks wanting to contact you (about the SMTQ and your research). I was expecting you to have gone to another University after YSJ so was surprised to see that you have taken a new direction. Good luck to you and best wishes for the future.

    Kind regards,

    Lee.

  2. Hi Mike,

    It’s Andy Thompson from the B.A. I tried e-mailing you after seeing you the other day at work. I now realise that e-mail may have been connected to the Uni because it was @cleveland.ac.uk. Anyhow, do you have an e-mail for me to get in contact with you?

    Thanks now,
    Andy.

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