Devin Markle - Director of Mindset Development at Sports Academy headshot in black shirt

Devin Markle, M.Ed., CC-AASP

Co-Director of Mindset Development

Passion Statement
It is my continued enthusiasm and love of sports that fuels my commitment to work with athletes in the pursuit of their goals. I strive to assist athletes of all levels to develop and implement mental health skills that allow each individual to achieve their full potential both on and off the field.


  • Devin has been involved in athletics for over 15 years and has worked with numerous collegiate and high school teams, Olympians and youth development programs.
  • B.A. in Psychology and English from the University of Vermont
  • NCAA Division I Women’s Lacrosse, University of Vermont
  • America East Academic Honor Roll 2007-2010 & Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coach’s Association Academic Honor Roll 2010
  • Master of Education in Counseling and Sport Psychology from Boston University
  • AASP (Association of Applied Sport Psychology) Certified Consultant
  • Co-CEO Top Flight Mentality, Private Sport Psychology Practice
  • Director LA Girls Buku Lacrosse Club & Head Women’s Lacrosse Coach Oaks Christian School
  • Women’s Sport Foundation Writing Contributor
  • Over 2,000 hours in applied work with both individual athletes and in team settings

Top Strengths

  • Perseverance
  • Diligence
  • Teamwork
  • Critical Thinking
  • Open-Mindedness

Personal Values

  • Accountability
  • Compassion
  • Balance
  • Personal Growth
  • Making a Difference