Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, CEO and Founder of AthMindset®, Co-Owner Oakland Roots

Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW

Lisa Bonta Sumii, LCSW, is the dynamic CEO and Founder of AthMindset®. With extensive expertise in athlete mental health, she serves elite youth athletes, college students, Olympians, and professional athletes, fostering both clinical and performance excellence. Lisa holds a groundbreaking role as the first-ever Mental Performance Coach and an owner at the Oakland Roots Sports Club. She features in the US Olympic & Paralympic Committee’s Mental Health Registry, NFL Player Association’s Clinician Directory, and Major League Rugby Mental Health and Wellness Directory. Lisa established AthMindset® to provide athlete-centric mental health support through a diverse team of licensed clinicians and performance consultants. She is a noted podcast host, TEDx speaker, and author, making impactful contributions to mental health in sports and life. Lisa earned her Master’s in Clinical Social Work from Smith College School for Social Work, and she’s a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.