Rachel Nieto

Rachel Nieto


M.S., Sport and Exercise Psychology, Long Beach State University, 2019. With Honors.
B.S., Psychology, Long Beach State University, 2017

Athlete Identity
Mental Skills Application
Operations Management
Organizational Leadership

Professor Nieto holds a Master of Science in Sport and Exercise Psychology where she focused on Athlete Identity, including creating a curriculum for Freshmen and Senior Student-Athletes, Mental Toughness related to coming back from injury, and teaching student-athletes and coaches mental skills to help improve their mental health on and off the court.

Professor Nieto is working on a Sports Marketing Certificate while an Assistant Athletic Director of Compliance and a Wellness Coach at Westcliff University.

Professor Nieto has served as a Long Beach State University faculty member, teaching Indoor and Beach Volleyball fundamentals. During this time, she was a Collegiate Mental Skills Coach and later a Club Director, running the highest-ranked Beach Volleyball Club in Northern California while also being an Assistant Coach at UC Berkeley. Professor Nieto was a RISE member and the current SAAC Liaison on campus.