Sport-Specific Training

Mari McGuire

Mari McGuire
McGuire Sports Academy

Marianne McGuire is a former Texas A&M catcher (1994-1998) and team captain. McGuire played under Hall of Fame coach Bob Brock (currently at Sam Houston State University) and current Texas A&M coach Jo Evans. Since graduating from A&M, McGuire has been giving private hitting and catching lessons in her home town of Weatherford, Texas. Currently she owns McGuire Sports Academy where she trains her athletes for overall physical performance. McGuire specializes in dynamic, explosive methods, and running, jumping and weight bearing mechanics. “Coach Mari” prides herself on hard work. Continuous development of her knowledge and the ability to make specific adjustments often overlooked in advanced athletes help her take your game to the next level. Coach Mari believes her success is based solely on her constant reliance and guidance of our Heavenly Father.

Contact Info:

McGuire Sports Academy
Cell:(817) 374-6091
Facebook:Mari McGuire
Unofficial Nickname:NightMari


Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy Goodson, MS, RD, CSSD, LD

Amy is a registered dietitian in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in speech communications from Texas Christian University and Masters in Exercise and Sports Nutrition from Texas Woman’s University.

Currently Amy is the full-time sports dietitian for Ben Hogan Sports Medicine where she works with athletes of all levels, serves as a media dietitian and speaks to sports teams as well as at a variety of nutrition, athletic training and coaching conferences. Amy has worked with the Texas Rangers and is the sports dietitian for Texas Christian University Athletics, the Dallas Cowboys, FC Dallas Soccer Team and Jim McLean Golf School where she works with amateur and professional golfers. Amy also works with a variety of triathlon, marathon and endurance athletes in the DFW area. In addition, she is an adjunct professor and dietetic intern preceptor for Texas Woman’s University, Texas Christian University and teaches at the University of Texas at Arlington and is a state media representative for the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In 2014, Amy co-authored a sports nutrition book for triathletes “Swim, Bike, Run—Eat”.

Our website is and the link to the sports nutrition page is, which is where all of our sports nutrition handouts are located.

Sport Psychology

Matt Johnson, Ph.D., LPC, CC-AASP

Dr. Johnson is a Sport Psychology Consultant who provides Mental Training services for athletes and teams in the DFW area including TCU athletics and the Jim McLean Golf School. As a former three sport athlete in high school and quarterback at the University of Notre Dame, where he was a part of four Bowl appearances (2 Orange Bowls, the Sugar Bowl, and the Cotton Bowl), Dr. Johnson uses his athletic experience to relate to the challenges athletes and coaches experience in the Mental Game. Over the past 18 years, Matt has done peak performance training with thousands of athletes (and parents) from 6 years old to Olympic and professional athletes including 2004 Olympic gold medal pole vaulter Tim Mack and St. Louis Cardinals third baseball Matt Carpenter. His breadth of work has included athletes from virtually every sport as well as world ranked Rubix cube competitors and international musicians! Dr. Johnson was a former professor of sport psychology in the TCU Kinesiology Department during which time he presented his research at International Sport Psychology conferences. As a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), Dr. Johnson also works with injured athletes with a variety of injuries including concussions, ACLs, rotator cuffs, and Tommy John surgeries discussing such issues as re-entry, rehab adherence, clinical depression, and career termination.