Duncan Simpson, PhD


    Dr. Duncan Simpson serves as the Assistant Head of Mental Conditioning at IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL. Previously Dr. Simpson was an Associate Professor in Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology Program at Barry University in Miami, FL. He has also held teaching positions at Ithaca College, University of Tennessee, University of Leeds, UK and the Leeds Beckett University, UK. Originally from England, he received his Ph.D in Sport Psychology from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

    Dr. Simpson is a Certified Mental Performance Coach with the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (CMPC). Since 2005 he has been conducting mental skills training with athletes and coaches from a range of sports and varying in talent and ability from beginners to professional/Olympic athletes, including NCAA D-I, II, & III student-athletes. Dr. Simpson is an active researcher and writer in the field of sport and performance psychology. As a result he has published his research in numerous national and international peer-reviewed journals including: The Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, The Sport Psychologist, The Journal of Excellence, The Journal of Humanistic Psychology, Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, The Journal of Traumatic Stress, and Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity.