Master’s of Sport and Exercise Psychology
University of Virginia The Curry School of Education
Bachelor of Arts (BA) Dartmouth College
As a young athlete, she was a district-ranked tennis player and also traveled around the country playing competitive hockey, basketball and field hockey. She was named an All-American and all state lacrosse and field hockey athlete in high school and continued on to play Division 1 lacrosse at Dartmouth College, from which she graduated with a B.A. in Psychology in 2004. After several years of teaching first grade at the Calhoun School and coaching sports at the Trinity School, Elizabeth went on to Harvard University where she received a Masters in Counseling Psychology in 2005.
More convinced about her future in both education and athletics, she entered the Sports Psychology program at the University of Virginia, from which she received a Masters in sport and exercise psychology in 2006. While at U.Va., she coached undergraduate lacrosse. She interned for ESPN International and CBS Sports, covering golf, tennis and the NFL. Elizabeth then joined Kaleidoscope, a sports marketing firm, full-time, where she helped launch a website called FanDome.com, a community site for sports fans. She then landed at Kids in Sports (www.kisnyc.com) as Director of Sports and Marketing and Sport Psychology Specialist. She also coached at the Dalton School, launched a girls after-school lacrosse program at Hewitt, Nightingale, Chapin, Brearley and The Dwight School and also provided on-air commentary of college lacrosse for Verizon Fios 1 station. Elizabeth also worked at Friends Seminary as the Head of the Physical Education department and then Avenues: The World School where she taught Physical Education before leading the Movement and Wellness program.
A Colorado native, Elizabeth resides in New York City with her husband. They enjoy running marathons, playing golf and tennis, hiking, boxing, spinning, pilates and yoga.