Priscilla Tallman is a freelance writer and speaker in Phoenix, AZ. She has written for Volleyball Magazine, The Art of Coaching Volleyball, Gorgo Fitness Magazine, CrossFit Fury , Sweat RX, OPEX Fitness and the CrossFit Games. Along with writing, Priscilla speaks with high school athletes, coaches and parents about mindset and performance training as well as mental wellness in athlete populations. She has a BS in Psychology from The University of Georgia and a MS in Clinical Psychology from Vanguard University.
Tallman played collegiate volleyball for The University of Georgia and earned First Team All-America honors in 1993, 1994, SEC Freshman of the year in 1991, SEC Player of the Year in 1994, 1st Team All-SEC 1991-1994 and was inducted into Georgia’s prestigious Circle of Honor in 2006. She also played professional volleyball in Geneva, Switzerland and toured with the USA National Extended A Team in 1994 and as a member of The World University Games Team in 1995.
In 2016, she stepped back into coaching at the high school and club level as a Head Coach for the Millennium High School beach team and Lead Coach for One Beach. In 2018 she made the jump to the collegiate level as the Volunteer Assistant for Arizona State University beach team. She has co-written a performance journal “30 Day Reset Journal” as well as authored “30 Day Return to Play Journal” and provides performance and mindset coaching to youth, club and collegiate athletes.
This blog is a collection of her own opinions, stories and process. Her passion is to pass on the love of sports to young athletes who want to find their greatness, build character through sports and share her personal stories of playing, coaching and parenting athletes.