9 02, 2017

Testing for Mental Toughness with Dr. Robert Troutwine

2017-02-27T21:52:44+00:00 Article, College, Football, High School|

Interview with Dr. Robert Troutwine, the chief psychologist at The Right Profile, who tests elite athletes for their Mental Toughness.

Dr. Troutwine, you’ve been testing elite athletes for 30 years. What are you looking for in a player?

“The real question I drive at is: Can this player take their game to the next level? With the evidence that we collect in the TAP, we feel very confident that we can ascertain that. Remember, at all levels – pro, college and high school – scouts and coaches are looking at the physical qualities of the players. Some of these players are at the top in terms of their physical skills. They can run, jump, bench press the world, but the last thing, the unknown, is the mental side.

“Do they have weaknesses that hold them back or the opposite, in the pros are they a late round pick that is a diamond in the rough […]

15 07, 2015

Clemson University Baseball

2016-12-16T23:52:33+00:00 Article, Baseball, College|

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Monte Lee brings TAP Player Evaluation
and Development System to Clemson Baseball

July, 2015 Clemson, SC  New head baseball coach Monte Lee is bringing the TAP player evaluation and development system he used at College of Charleston to his new position at Clemson University.

Monte-Lee Monte Lee, Head Baseball Coach at Clemson University, Clemson SC

TRP: Congratulations on being named head baseball coach at Clemson! We know you used the TAP system at College of Charleston. Have you started using the TAP at Clemson?

Monte Lee: We are officially using the TAP here at Clemson. We just set it up this morning and sent out a group email to all of our players and told them they have until tomorrow to take the TAP, if that tells you anything about how important the TAP test is to us.

TRP: So you […]

1 07, 2015

Benedictine University Athletics

2016-12-16T23:53:05+00:00 Article, Baseball, College, Football|

Fast-Growing Benedictine University is First Division III school to Offer The Right Profile’s TAP 360 Athlete Development System to All Student Athletes & Sports Teams

Benedictine University, ranked the No.1 fastest-growing campus by The Chronicle of Higher Education, adds the TAP 360 System from The Right Profile.

July 7, 2015 Lisle, IL  The Right Profile (TRP) interviewed Mark McHorney, Athletic Director at Benedictine University about being the first Division III school to implement the TAP 360 system.

mark_mchorney_11 Mark McHorney, Director of Athletics, Benedictine University

TRP: What made you look for a way to help athletes and coaches? 

Mark McHorney: We recently introduced the SOAR Academy, a comprehensive personal and professional development program designed to bring the many resources the university offers into unique programming for student athletes. We needed a functional tool that could help our student athletes with self-discovery. On the flip side, we wanted to provide […]

9 04, 2015

College of Charleston Baseball

2016-12-16T23:54:47+00:00 Article, Baseball, College|

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Monte Lee, Head Baseball Coach at College of Charleston, SC

Charleston Baseball Coach Monte Lee says TAP accurately profiles players and recruits.

March 31, 2015 Charleston, SC  Headed out for a weekend series, Head Baseball Coach Monte Lee at the College of Charleston took some time to talk with The Right Profile about the TAP.

Coach Lee: We had a really good year last year (CAA Tournament Champions and NCAA Regional Champions) and are finding a way to put ourselves in that position again this year.

TRP: Are you using the TAP? Have you tested all of your players?

Coach Lee: As soon as we signed up for the TAP 360 program, the first thing we did was give the TAP to all of our coaches first. Then we gave it to the players. What was amazing to me is how accurate the player […]