Justine Vosloo

Associate Professor, Exercise Science and Athletic Training
School: School of Health Sciences and Human Performance
Phone: 607-274-5190
Office: Center for Health Sciences 320, Ithaca, NY 14850
Specialty: Mental Performance & Psych factors impacting performance, Inclusive leadership, Culturally informed & Evidence-Based Practice, Ethics.


West Virginia University.

Doctor of Philosophy - Kinesiology - Sport and Exercise Psychology concentration. August 2010. Department of Sport Sciences, Morgantown, West Virginia. 

Master of Arts in Counseling, December 2009. Department of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling and Counseling Psychology, Morgantown, West Virginia. 

Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Psychology, August 2007.Department of Sport Sciences, Morgantown, West Virginia. 

Southeastern Louisiana University.

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Science. May 2005. Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies. Minor: Psychology.

Certifications & Credentials

Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC #351) - Association for Applied Sport Psychology - Formerly known as CC-AASP

Member of the USOC Mental Training Registry - 2017-2021

Trained Mindful Sport Performance Enhancement Instructor

Certified Mental Health First Aid (2022 - Present)


  • EXSS-30200, Psychology of Injury (Spring)
  • EXSS-42200, Exercise and Rehab Psychology (Fall)


  • ESSG-51800, Exercise and Rehabilitation Psychology (fall)
  • ESSG-51400, Helping Student Athletes (fall)
  • ESSG-61400, Ethics in Mental Performance & Coaching (spring)
  • ESSG-61800, Theories and Issues in Performance Enhancement in Sport and Exercise (fall)
  • ESSG - 61900, Mental Performance Practicum II (Spring)
  • ESSG 51200, Theoretical Perspectives of Mental Performance in Sport (Fall)
  • ESSG 51300, Applications of Mental Performance in Sport and Exercise (Spring)
  • ESSG-61600, Advanced Communication and Facilitations skills (Summer)

Justine Vosloo joined the department of Exercise and Sport Science in 2010.  As a scholar, researcher and educator in the field of sport psychology, Dr. Vosloo focuses on understanding and advancing the practice of mental performance coaching, through culturally and evidence-informed practice in sport and exercise performance settings. This includes advancing the science of mental performance practice and interventions, fostering effective coach-athlete interactions, and building inclusive and high performing team and leadership climates. Learn more about her research here

Within her courses, she teaches undergraduate and graduate students how the mind influences the body to optimize the performances of athletes and exercisers at all ages, abilities and levels. This includes training graduate students in the practice of Mental Performance Coaching, and mentoring them (as part of the CMPC requirements) in their MP coaching with with intercollegiate student athletes at Ithaca College and beyond. 

As a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, she also provides mentoring to  professionals working towards the CMPC credential - the premier credential in the mental performance field. Dr. Vosloo is also the owner and lead consultant of her own private practice as a Mental Performance Coach, and has 17 years of experience working in the field with athletes, teams and coaches ranging from the youth to professional/Olympic levels. 

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, playing and watching tennis, playing guitar, hiking, swimming and photography.