DR. JOHN ANDERSON AND JOHN ANDERSON, JR.
Meet the team
Dr. John Anderson
John is the Founder and Principal of the Center for Sports Psychology, which started in 1980 and provides individual and team leadership development, executive coaching, and enhanced performance for individuals, teams, and organizations. These services are delivered to the public and private sectors, and coaches and athletes throughout the USA and internationally. In addition, John completed a career in the U.S. Air Force, with his final 11 years as a faculty member.
John Anderson Jr.
John Jr. is the President of C4SP.
John manages the executive and athletic programs for C4SP clients. John has over 20 years experience working with individuals and teams in the public and private sectors, national and international for senior executives, mid-level managers, and high potential candidates.
John has developed, designed, coordinated and led performance training programs for teams and individuals to produce effective and efficient leaders.
Dr. Roberta Kraus
Roberta has been an integral part of the Center since it’s inception in the early 1980s. Her impressive reputation comes from extensive experience with designing and implementing specific mental training programs on the subject of peak performance, team leadership, group dynamics, communications and motivation. Her involvement with professional leaders in the corporate, nonprofit and educational sector along with professional and Olympic athletes
Dr. Melanie Henning
Melanie Henning has over 20 years in the health and wellness space in coaching, training, sales, marketing, and business development. Melanie spent seven years in cancer and cardiovascular research at UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, and The Riordan Clinic in Wichita, Kansas and Phoenix, Arizona. Melanie's successes can be attributed to her clinical and science background while also understanding the complexities within small and large organizations.
Amy Miller, MA, ICF, MCC
Amy is an ICF Master Certified (MCC) executive coach and organizational consultant who specializes in leadership development, assessment of team and organizational dynamics, and emotional intelligence. For over 20 years, she has coached hundreds of senior executives in numerous federal, state and local government agencies as well as Fortune 100/500 and private companies. She has helped her clients achieve ambitious goals and tangible results for themselves and their organizations.
Maria van Hekken
Maria van Hekken is a dynamic leadership and executive coach who helps individuals and teams become even
more successful by inspiring positive leadership, encouraging positive action, and delivering positive results.
She has an established record of success, supporting diverse, technical executives, leaders and their teams in
corporate, public, and nonprofit sectors.
President and founder of Yes2Yes® Leadership-for-Success Coaching, Maria brings a wealth of experience and passion.
Dr. Leslie Cancilla
Leslie has served as feedback coach for Leadership Assessment Program II for the past 3 years. She has also coached several individual federal government employees preparing for SES level of service over the course of a 6 month coaching contract.
Leslie is certified in the Bar-On EQi Emotional Intelligence, MBTI, and OPM 360 assessments and uses them regularly with her OPM coaching clients.
In addition, Leslie has been a trainer and coach for the Executive Leadership Development Program.
Dr. Jim Rae
Dr. Rae has over 25 years consulting with corporations and businesses throughout the United States and abroad. He has extensive experience as a facilitator/coach/trainer weaving communication, leadership, organizational development and experiential team building into hundreds of corporate and government programs.
James received his doctorate from the University of Denver.