About Dr. Connelly
Deidre Connelly is entering her 28th year with the William and Mary Athletic Department. Connelly came to the College from the University of Iowa, where she was a professor and the director of the sport psychology program. Dr. Connelly works with Tribe athletes, coaches, and teams on mental skills for competition, leadership training, and success skills. She has been published many times and has been invited to speak at numerous conferences and seminars. Connelly received her undergraduate degree from the University of Bridgeport, and did graduate work at William & Mary. She received her MEd and Ph.D. in sport psychology from the University of Virginia. Dr. Connelly is also a member of the College’s Counseling Center staff.