Hartpury College

Richard Collins - Sport Psychologist

Richard is Hartpury Sport’s Sport Psychologist. He works with our elite athletes to improve and develop the mental aspects of sports performance.

He is a Chartered and HPC Registered Sport and Exercise Psychologist and has developed the sport psychology programme with our elite sport programmes for the last three years. In particular, Richard provides support in the forms of educational workshops, practical sessions and one-to-one's and aims to provide holistic support for our athletes.

As well as working with the Hartpury elite squads, Richard’s previous experience includes working with GB athletes and other international representatives from the sporting worlds of rugby, golf, athletics, martial arts, archery, equestrianism and rowing.

Richard holds an honours degree in Psychology as well as a distinction in MSc Sport and Exercise Psychology and continues to publish academic research and professional practice dissemination presentations.