In this episode, we sit down with Brian Baxter, the Director and Mental Performance Coach behind AMPlify Sports Psychology in Portland, Oregon.

Brian Baxter is an expert on the student-athlete experience, and he’s here to break down how students behave on the field and in the classroom. In this interview, we discuss the school-sports balance and what to do if the scale tips too far to one side. We also talk about competitiveness on the field and how it translates to classroom. Brian Baxter also debunks misconceptions about misbehaving athletes and their extreme emotions, offering solutions for more positive mindsets.