His private practice (DeSalvo Performance, PLLC) is focused on helping athletes and public performers maximize their mental strength, competitive edge and life balance in order to perform their best when it counts the most.

Areas of Practice – Athletics
Dr. DeSalvo will speak about his work to enhance the performance and well being of competitive athletes and professional performers. He has 32 years of experience working with athletes at The University of Arkansas (8 years) and the University of Kansas (24 years) in a variety of sports. Two athletes, both in “Track and Field” from the University of Kansas represented the USA in the 2004 and 2012 Summer Olympics, respectively. He also worked with KU Football from 2001 to 2008 on leadership and character development. The 2007-2008 team won the Fed-Ex Orange Bowl. He has also worked with the elite male and female high school track athletes, helping them win state championships and scholarships to major college programs. He is working with a previously unranked professional athlete who is currently nationally ranked in the Top 10 in the “3K”.
Professional Stage Performers
He will also speak about his experience working with vocal performers to address issues related to performance anxiety and self-confidence.