Dr. Anne Shadle is a graduate of the University of Nebraska, where she earned her B.S. in Exercise Science. During her undergraduate career, Shadle was a member of the Huskers’ national powerhouse track and field team. She was an NCAA National Champion in both the indoor mile and the outdoor 1500 meters. Following graduation, Shadle ran three years professionally for Reebok and was a 2008 Olympic Trials semifinalist.
Shadle went on to earn her Masters Degree from the University of Missouri in Counseling Psychology. She also earned her Ph.D. in Health Education and Promotion. Her research focused on understanding the psycho-emotional challenges, preparations and responses of Olympic Gold Medal-winning athletes.
Shadle is a Sport Science, Coaching Education and Training Professional with direct professional and academic experience. She has partnered with youth, high school, college, professional and Olympic athletes and coaches to develop sport science, psychology, performance trainings and educational initiatives that spur positive sport activities, improve athletic outcomes, and improve the overall sport experience for athletes and coaches.
Shadle is a certified mental performance consultant (CMPC) and is a member of the United States Olympic Committee's (USOC) Sport Psychology registry. She also serves on the Athlete Advisory Committee and the Sport Science Committee for USA Track and Field (USATF). She is heavily involved with coaching education, long-term athlete development programming and certification for the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF), USATF, and USA Baseball.