Dr. Colleen Hacker is a professor in the PLU Department of Kinesiology. Dr. Hacker arrived at PLU in 1979 and, in addition to her outstanding work in the classroom, served the university for two seasons as the women’s field hockey coach and fifteen seasons as the women’s soccer coach. Dr. Hacker took her soccer teams to post-season play eleven consecutive times, won numerous district, conference, and regional championships and three NAIA national championships. Dr. Hacker has received prestigious national coaching honors and has been inducted into several Athletic Halls of Fame. Outside of PLU, Dr. Hacker is best known for her work as a sport psychology consultant with professional, international and Olympic athletes in a variety of sports. Her strategies for peak performance are sought by corporations, business groups, civic organizations and both print and television media.