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Athletic Coaching

"Chip away to reveal the masterpiece that's already inside." - George Mumford, The Mindful Athlete

Hello and welcome! I am passionate about guiding athletes like you through your unique athletic journey. With specialized athletic coaching tailored to your needs, I am here to help you uncover your inner strength, unlock your full potential, and achieve your athletic goals. Together, we'll work towards creating a masterpiece of athletic excellence that's been waiting within you. Let's embark on this transformative journey together!


A proud graduate of Penn State University, Rachel Fatherly holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family and a Master of Science in Professional Counseling. While at Penn State, Rachel achieved remarkable athletic success, being selected as a team captain, and setting school records in the Women's Shot Put. She is also among the top 10 all-time performers in the discus, hammer, and weight throw. Her outstanding achievements in track and field earned her first-team All-American honors and a place in the Penn State Hall of Fame.


From a young age, Rachel has been involved in competitive sports, including basketball and swimming, starting at the age of 5. Her extensive experience as an athlete has equipped her with invaluable insights into the dedication, discipline, and resilience required to excel in sports. Rachel understands the intricacies of preparing for competitions, pushing oneself to the limit, and navigating the challenges of injuries, losses, and adversity.


Since turning professional in 2016, Rachel has competed at various levels, both nationally and internationally. This journey has not only honed her athletic prowess but also instilled in her a profound understanding of balance, accountability, and discipline. Rachel knows first-hand the sacrifices and boundaries necessary to achieve goals and is passionate about helping athletes navigate their own athletic journeys.


As a life coach Rachel specializes in guiding athletes through the recruitment process, college selection, team dynamics, performance enhancement, recovery strategies, and overcoming challenges within the sport. She is committed to helping athletes unlock their full potential, explore discipline and accountability, and perform at their best each time they step onto the field or track.


With Rachel's guidance, athletes can expect a personalized approach that combines her athletic experience, counseling expertise, and passion for helping others succeed. Whether you are a seasoned athlete looking to elevate your performance or a newcomer to the world of sports seeking guidance, Rachel is excited to embark on this journey with you.


If you are ready to unlock your athletic potential, overcome challenges, and achieve your goals with the support of a dedicated coach who understands the athlete's mindset, Rachel is here to guide and empower you every step of the way.

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