Eli Yasuna is a Mental Performance Coach with a passion for supporting athletes and performers of all ages in achieving their desired goals while finding meaning and enjoyment within their performance domain. Eli developed a passion for working with athletes and performers through his own playing experience as an NCAA Division III soccer player.
Prior to SportStrata, Eli worked with collegiate athletes in a variety of sports, including football, soccer, lacrosse, and gymnastics, providing both counseling and sport psychology services. He developed mental skills training programs for a number of collegiate athletic teams. Eli also provided support services for athletes recovering from injuries, helping them better manage the rehabilitation and return-to-sport process.
Eli is finishing his master’s degree (M.Ed) in clinical mental health counseling and athletic counseling from Springfield College. He is also currently pursuing mental health counseling licensure and working towards becoming a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP).
Outside of work, Eli can be found spending time with his needy yet adorable puppy, playing pickup soccer wherever he can find it, and spending meaningful time with family.