The NCAA Champs Life Skills program is an NCAA initiative to provide athletes with critical skills for success both on and off the athletic courts and fields. As a long time NCAA registered speaker, Spencer Wood, President of Icebox Athlete was this year’s choice of speakers for the NCAA Champs Life Skills program for the athletes of Boston College. Speaking on practical steps to increase poise under pressure, putting a mental skills training plan in place, critical aspects of leadership development and the key components of championship teams, Wood was well received by the student-athletes and coaches present.
NCAA Champs Life Skills Director Alison Quandt commented: “Spencer and his staff were the utmost prof
Sylvia Crawley, head coach of Women’s Basketball at Boston College added: “Prior to working with Spencer, we had a team of perfectionists who had a fear of failure. The Icebox training helped our players focus more on the process rather than the outcome. We are now ready to “put our self esteem on the line” and set a goal to be ACC Champions! I am AMAZED at the immediate difference in the mentality of our players!!” essionals throughout the weekend. We received great feedback from our student-athletes and coaches on Spencer’s presentation; his delivery is engaging and the message he has for student-athletes is eye opening for many of them who haven’t considered the role that mental toughness and preparedness play in their specific sport. His teachings can be put into practice immediately. We look forward to working with Spencer in the future.”