Certification

Licensed Psychologist, Minnesota Board of Psychology

Education

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology – Springfield College
M.Ed. in Athletic Counseling – Springfield College
BA in Psychology – Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Dr. Jaimie Rubin

Sport Psychologist

Jaimie Rubin, Psy.D. (she/her/hers) is a licensed psychologist specializing in counseling and sport psychology. She takes a holistic and individualized approach aimed at providing a space for individuals to develop an understanding of self, increase awareness, and establish the mental skills and mindset necessary for readiness to consistently perform at their optimal level in both athletic and life endeavors. Jaimie is an LGBTQ affirmative counselor and sports psychologist.

Originally from Demarest, New Jersey, Jaimie completed her undergraduate degree at Hobart and William Smith Colleges in Geneva, NY. She went on to earn her Masters degree in Athletic Counseling and her Doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology with a specialization in Sport Psychology from Springfield College in Springfield, MA. Jaimie has worked with student-athletes, teams, coaches, administrators and staff at a number of Division I, II, and III institutions including the University of Oklahoma Psychological Resources for OU Student-Athletes (PROS), American International College, and Connecticut College. She also served as a counseling and mental training specialist for cadets at the United Stated Coast Guard Academy (USCGA) and with the Collegiate Baseball League of Europe. Additionally, Jaimie provided counseling and performance enhancement services to injured athletes in the Sport Injury and Recovery Rehabilitation Center at Springfield College and on the Physical Therapy Unit at USCGA. She is a trained experiential learning and challenge course facilitator.

Jaimie was point guard on the women’s basketball team at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, was named captain as a junior and a senior, and made the Conference All-Academic Team in her sophomore, junior, and senior seasons. She finished her collegiate career sixth all-time at William Smith in assists per game and seventh in total career assists. After college, she served as an assistant Women’s Basketball coach at Springfield College for 5 years.

Specializations

Identity Development, Anxiety, Depression, Transitions, Managing Relationships, Performance Anxiety, Focus, Motivation, LGBTQ+ Athletes

Publications

Devine, C., Maaranen-Hincks, A., & Rubin, J., (2016) Positive interactions in youth sport. Sport Psych Works, 4(2).

Rubin, J., Devine, C., Hughes, H., & Brandt, T. (2017). Diversity and inclusion in sport. Sport Psych Works, 5(1).

Work Experience

Jaimie’s work at Premier includes acting as the client lead for Macalester College, facilitating all team workshops and presentations, along with all individual sessions for coaches and athletes. She also provides individual and team mental health counseling, performance enhancement, and mental skills training services for the Minnesota Twins, in addition to serving several of Premier’s other organizational contracts.

Jaimie also sees clients in individual sessions, specializing in athletes 18 years of age and older, and co-authored Premier’s “Transition Playbook,” a guide for athletes transitioning out of sport.

More of the team

Sport Psychologist

Sport Psychology Consultant

Postdoctoral Resident

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Youth Sport Coordinator

Mental Performance Consultant, Director of Innovation

Mental Performance Consultant

Vice President of Operations

Executive Director of Client Relations

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Leadership Coach

Project Specialist, Human Resources Coordinator

Project Specialist

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant

Project Specialist

President, Executive Coach

Sport Psychologist, Director of Research, Development, and Assessment

Sport Psychologist, Assistant Training Director

Sport Psychologist, Executive Clinical Director

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