Jim Loehr has been a performance psychologist for over twenty five years, and has worked with athletes in many sports including golf, tennis, and football.
Beginning in the 1970s, Loehr teamed up with physiologist/nutritionist Dr. Jack Groppel and strength and fitness trainer Pat Etcheberry to help top athletes get the most out of their performance on the field.
In the mid-'80s, the group turned its attention to the corporate world, applying the principles gleaned from sports psychology to the warriors in the boardrooms of some of the world's leading companies including Salomon Smith Barney, Pfizer, Estee Lauder, Merrill Lynch and General Motors.
LGE's goals are "to systematically identify the factors that enhance and sustain high performance under stress, and to develop highly specific techniques to train these qualities."
Dr. Jim Loehr is recognized worldwide for his contributions and innovations in the area of training and performance psychology. LGE's Corporate Training System reflects Dr. Loehr's work and research with a wide diversity of Fortune 500 companies as well as hundreds of world-class athletes including golfer Mark O'Meara; tennis players Jim Courier, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario and, Monica Seles; boxer Ray Mancini; NHL's Eric Lindros and Mike Richter, and Olympic gold medal speed skater Dan Jansen.
Dr. Loehr has appeared on NBC's Today Show, ABC's Nightline with Ted Koppel, The CBS Evening News with Dan Rather, and CBS Morning News. He has been featured on CBS's 48 Hours, and 60 Minutes, CBS Sports, CNN, ESPN, USA Network, Inside Edition, A Current Affair, Germany's ZDF and SAT1, Japan's FUJI-TV and many other programs. His work has been chronicled in leading national magazines including Newsweek, Time, Fortune, U.S. News and World Report, Success, Entrepreneur, Shape, Self, and Omni.
As President and CEO of LGE Performance Systems, Dr. Loehr conducts corporate training programs for hundreds of corporations worldwide at his world-class training center.
Dr. Loehr has authored 12 books (some available in Spanish, German, and Japanese), including three best-sellers and produced several video and audio tapes. His most recent book, Stress for Success, applied his Mentally Tough Performance Model to corporate life.
Dr. Loehr is a full member of the American Academy of Sports Medicine (ACSM), the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), the American Psychological Association, and the Association for the Advancement of Applied Sport Psychology. He has been a monthly columnist for World Tennis and Tennis Magazine for ten consecutive years and has received the Hall of Fame Educational Merit Award by the USTA.