About Summit Consulting
Summit Consulting introduces Nicholas Vipond as a sports psychology consultant. Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Science degree, with Honours in Human Kinetics from the University of Ottawa and a Master of Arts degree in Consulting and Intervention in Sport, Health and Exercise, also from the University of Ottawa. A component of his master’s degree required a 400 hour supervised internship as a sports psychology consultant, which was completed in August, 2006. Since then, Nicholas has worked with athletes from beginner to elite in multiple sports, including cycling, running, basketball, soccer, triathlon, swimming, rock climbing and surfing With a particular specialization in mountain biking, Nicholas is a NCCP (National Coaching Certification Program) certified mountain bike coach, working towards his level 2 certification. Nicholas has coached both development and elite riders, and has been an assistant coach with the Ontario provincial team on several projects since 2004. Nicholas’ background includes several years of competing at the national and provincial levels in both nordic skiing and cycling, and currently competes in cycling, but enjoys many other recreational sports. Nicholas’ education and experience as both an athlete and a coach make him an excellent resource for other athletes and coaches who are looking to pursue excellence in their own performance domain.