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Mike Howard, CMPC

Mike is a native Oregonian who currently lives in Hood River, Oregon and builds teams for a local parks and recreation district and aquatic facility. Mike received his master’s degree in Sport Psychology from JFKU and has a background in utilizing sport and performance psychology to benefit underserved youth in various urban and rural communities. In this role he helps to train community organizations on how to implement enhanced recreational programming for their clientele. He also has a background in working with professional and collegiate athletes, as well as working as a performance and resilience enhancement specialist with the United States Army. Mike loves to supervise sport and performance trainees and help them to maximize their potential. Much of his personal philosophy in life is to build confidence through self-reflective awareness and to cultivate a strong sense of optimism through gratitude and deliberate future-mindedness.