Rick Aberman Ph. D
Rick  Aberman Ph. D

Position:
Sports Performance


Dr. Rick Aberman begins his first season as sports psychologist for the Golden Gopher football team. Aberman, who is also the Director of Peak Performance with the Minnesota Twins, has worked with many of the University of Minnesota athletic programs for the last 20 years.Previously he was with the Minnesota Vikings and served on the sports medicine staff of the University of Wisconsin-Madison athletic department.

A native of Minneapolis, Minn., and 1973 graduate of St. Louis Park High School, Aberman earned a bachelor's degree in social sciences from Wisconsin in 1977. He completed his master's degree in developmental psychology in 1980 and his Ph.D. in psychology and family therapy in 1986.

He co-authored the book titled "Why Good Coaches Quit--And How You Can Stay in the Game" with Gopher head baseball coach John Anderson.

Aberman also maintains a private practice.

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