2011 Baseball Hall of FameBuck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award
3-Time Executive of the Yearin 60 years in MLB
Geoff Miller is insightful in explaining the mental aspect of baseballwith real issues, simple terms and practical solutions. Players, bothamateur and professional, parents, administrators, coaches and fans will befascinated and impressed with his common sense explanation to a very complexgame. His detailed and well thought out approach has helped many playersget into the proper state of mind to be successful on the diamond.
Chicago Cubs, SpecialAssistant to the General Manager
Pittsburgh Pirates, GeneralManager (2001-2007)
About the Author
The majority of Geoff's time is spent as the Mental Skills Coach for the Atlanta Braves organization. In this role, Geoff is involved with the Braves' major league team and each of its minor league affiliates, and he conducts psychological evaluations of potential draft selections for the Scouting Department. Geoff has provided mental skills coaching services to two other Major League Baseball teams as well, spending 2005-2009 with the Pittsburgh Pirates and 2010 with the Washington Nationals. In addition to MLB clients, Geoff is a resource to player agents with clients in football and basketball, and he provides individual coaching to amateur athletes in Southern California.
Geoff has lectured at the national conferences of the American Baseball Coaches Association, the National Fire Protection Agency, the Golf Coaches Association of America, and the Gymnastics Association of Texas. He co-authored a chapter on Assessment in Sport Psychology in the Encyclopedia of Applied Psychology. He holds a bachelor of arts degree from the University of California, Riverside, as well as a master's degree in sport psychology from San Diego State University.