Located in King of Prussia, Pa, Dr. Rick Neff is dedicated to helping individuals train their mind to reach their full potential.

Dr. Neff specializes in sports and performance psychology, concussions, and clinical psychology. Dr. Neff is also an Adjunct Professor of Psychology.

Dr. Neff is a leader in working with athletes seeking to improve performance. Through his extensive study and integration of sports and clinical psychology, mindfulness, and the pillars of grit mentality; passion, obsession, relentlessness, resilience, and fearlessness, Dr. Neff has become one of the most sought after and well respected "mental coaches" in basketball and baseball. Known as the, "Neck Up Coach," Dr. Neff works with elite basketball and baseball players locally, nationally, & internationally. Dr. Neff has or is currently working with members of Team USA Basketball & Team USA Baseball, and has a partnership with several professional sports agents and agencies to work with their players.

Dr. Neff is proudly partnered with Christopher Thomas (CT), a nationally & internationally renowned elite level basketball skills trainer, as the mental skills development coach for his players and camps. CT is the owner of 100% Hoops, LLC based in Carmel, Indiana. CT trains elite NBA, College, and High School players throughout the world. CT is also an NBA Pre-Draft trainer as well as a trainer for Jordan Brand Classic, Maya Moore Academies, NBA Player International Tours (LeBron James, Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant), John Lucas Camps, Boo Williams Basketball, The EnPlay Foundation, Nike Skills Academies, Nike Global Challenge, Nike World Basketball Festival (International), Nike All-Asia Camp, Nike All Taiwan Camp, Nike China Basketball Clinics, Nike Europe Basketball Clinics, SEEDS Foundation (Senegal, West Africa) Annual Forum, Euro-League (Istanbul, Turkey), In the Gym Hoops Elite Showcase, and many more.  

Dr. Neff is also partnered with Point Blank Period, MaxOut, and Berks Elite Training.  

In addition to his specialized and extensive work with basketball and baseball players, Dr. Neff has also successfully worked with and helped to develop elite athletes in ice hockey, softball, swimming, soccer, tennis, football, track & field, golf, CrossFit, powerlifting, and motocross.   

Over the last 15 years through integrating person-centered, mindfulness, positive psychology, psychodynamic, and sports and performance psychology, Dr. Neff has helped to improve performance in sports, academics, business, & life.

Dr. Neff is a member of the American Psychological Association, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Association for Applied Sports Psychology, and the American Psychological Association Division 47 Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology.

Contact Dr. Neff today to discuss if working together will benefit you. 


"Mind Right, Game Tight"

"Train The Mind & The Body Will Follow"

Christopher Thomas (CT)
World Renowned Basketball Skills Trainer
Partner with Dr. Neff