Trevor Moawad to Speak at Alma Mater

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (Aug. 29, 2008) – Following a successful academic and athletic career at Occidental College, Trevor Moawadhas wasted no time excelling in his chosen career as the director of performance and mental conditioning for IMG.

Moawad has used his visualization techniques with some of the most famous athletes in the world, including soccer stars Eddie Johnson and Freddy Adu, U.S. track and field athlete Michael Johnson, and NFL quarterbacks Eli Manning (N.Y. Giants) and Alex Smith (S.F. 49ers), along with many other NFL first-round picks.

As a Tiger multi-sport athlete, Moawad was on the soccer and basketball teams. Among his list of accolades is an All-American recognition in 1995, runner-up for SCIAC MVP (’95), First Team All-SCIAC (’95), Team MVP (’95), Second Team All-SCIAC (’94), men’s soccer Most Inspirational (’94-’95) and men’s basketball Coaches Award (’93).

“Trevor was an excellent leader both on and off the court of play,” according to Head Men's Basketball Coach Brian Newhall. "He was the ultimate team player.”

Occidental is proud to call Moawad an alum.

"It is no surprise to me that Trevor has followed in the footsteps of his father, the late, great Bob Moawad [co-author of “Chicken Soup for the Soul”] and has quickly climbed to the top of his profession," Newhall added.

On Saturday night, Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. in Johnson 200, Moawad will share his ideas and techniques with the Occidental College student-athletes.