Team Psychologist - David Cox, Ph.D., R. Psych.
Birthplace - Vancouver, British Columbia
Hometown - Summerland, British Columbia
Citizenship - Canadian
David Cox is a clinical psychologist and a professor in the Department of Psychology at Simon Fraser University. Over the past twenty-five years he has established a reputation as one of Canada’s top sport psychologists. He works extensively with athletes and coaches at all levels of competition from the grassroots to the provincial, national and international levels. This work includes both amateur and professional athletes and teams.
At the national level he has worked with many sports organizations such as Tennis Canada and the Canadian Davis Cup team, the Men’s National Rugby team, Skate Canada, the Men’s National Soccer team, the Men’s National Basketball team, the National Wrestling program, the Women’s National Softball team, the National Wheelchair Rugby team, the National Cross-Country Ski program, the National Snowboarding program and the Canadian Curling Association.
At the individual level he has worked with many of our country’s top athletes and as served as a sport psychologist for Canada’s athletes and teams at the Olympics on numerous occasions. Most recently he worked with the Canadian National Snowboard Team at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He is also currently the Chairman of the Sports Medicine Council of British Columbia.