Caroline Silby, Ph.D holds a Doctorate and Master Degree of Sports Psychology from the University of Virginia. She is a nationally recognized expert on the development of young female athletes, author of, Games Girls Play: Understanding and Guiding Young Female Athletes (St. Martin’s Press) and Adjunct Faculty member at American University. Dr. Silby has worked on an individual basis with two Olympic Gold Medalists, ten Olympians, three World Champions, eleven National Champions and over fifty National Competitors.
As an elite athlete, Dr. Silby was a member of the National Figure Skating Team. She later served on the U.S. Figure Skating Association Board of Directors and Athlete Advisory Council. Dr. Silby was appointed to the U.S. Olympic Committee Athlete Advisory Council, Collegiate Sports Council and Finance Committee. She teaches and consults at American University and the University of Delaware.
Currently Dr. Silby serves on the Board of the Kindness Counts Foundation, is an advisor to the Center for Sports Parenting, assists the Women’s Sports Foundation as a member of their Advisory Council, is a member of the American Ballet Theatre Advisory Board and is a consultant to the American Girl Company.
Dr. Silby is a sought after expert and has appeared on numerous television programs including Oprah Winfery, CNN, ABC-Wide World of Sports, and Oxygen Television. She resides in Maryland where she has an active national practice.
I hope my work will have a positive impact on your sports experiences and your life. I look forward to hearing from you and welcome your comments, thoughts, and questions.
– Dr. Caroline Silby