Jen Schumacher is a Performance Psychology Instructor at the Center for Enhanced Performance at the United States Military Academy. She works with cadets and teams on the psychological aspects of elite performance, providing services for swimming and diving, softball, baseball, women’s basketball, volleyball, and gymnastics. Additionally, Schumacher works with cadets on the mental aspects of the Survival Swimming course, incorporating virtual reality training alongside workshops; is the course director for PL360, Psychology of Elite Performance; and serves as the Performance Psychology Program’s Internship Coordinator. Schumacher earned her Master’s degree in Sport Psychology at California State University, Fullerton and is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) through the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). She is currently pursuing her PhD in Health and Human Performance at Concordia University of Chicago. She has published several articles, is a contributing chapter author for two books in press, and is a columnist for Swimmer magazine.