Dr. Stankovich

Meet the Sports Doc!

Dr. Chris Stankovich
The Sports Doc

Rookie Sports Club is thrilled to be in partnership with Dr. Chris Stankovich, "The Sports Doc!" We first met Dr. Stankovich when his children were coached by Aaron Bally, founder of Bally Sports Group, partner of Rookie Sports Club. Dr. Stankovich was highly impressed with Aaron’s coaching abilities and was excited about the opportunity of being involved and to help us grow by providing his wealth of knowledge of another essential component of a successful sports experience, Sports Psychology.


Dr. Stankovich has become a vital partner for Rookie Sports Club by helping our coaches with any questions or dilemmas they may experience. Dr. Stankovich also provides our company information about how to use sports to help maximize productivity and lower stress levels. He also contributes insight on contemporary issues and trends. Dr. Stankovich compiles his wide variety of knowledge and content in books, toolkits, videos, and apps. All of his materials are designed to help coaches, parents, and players understand how to effectively develop life skills through sports and utilize sports experiences as a vehicle to experience success in life.

Dr. Stankovich’s Professional Highlights:

  • Founder of Advanced Human Performance Systems
  • Has been featured in USA Today, ESPN, New York Post, Washington Post, Street & Smith Sports Business Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, and ABC World News for numerous published books and articles.
  • Known as “The Sports Doc” for his segment on Ohio News Network, NBC4i Columbus, and Columbus Parent Magazine
  • Featured Columnist for National Federation of High Schools, the Ohio High School Athletic Association, Hooplines Magazine, This Week Newspapers, and Stack Magazine

Please visit Dr. Stankovich’s website to view his impressive list of Career Highlights, additional information, his numerous quality products, services, and more!