BOSTON – Mason Blake will take over as the new sport psychology service coordinator for the Boston University Department of Athletics for the 2021-22 academic year. Blake is no stranger to BU, as he has worked with Terrier student-athletes for the past three years. Below is a Q&A with Blake as he begins his new role within the department.
What is your background in sport psychology and what led you to BU?
My applied work in sport psychology has consisted of working as a mental performance consultant with a variety of populations in individual and group settings. More specifically, this has involved supporting individuals and teams within athletic departments, academic institutions, and sporting organizations. Prior to BU, I received my BSc in sport psychology in 2016 from the University of Roehampton in London, where my research interests centered around the development of collective efficacy in team-sport athletes. I moved to the United States in