Dr. Ford Dyke is an Associate Clinical Professor in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University. He teaches courses in Pillars of Performance & Health, Motor Learning & Performance, and Exercise & Sport Psychology. As the Director of Mindfulness@Auburn, Dr. Dyke integrates components of his Professorship, career as a Team USA Athlete, and experience as a Performance Coach for the Auburn University Wheelchair Basketball Team and the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee.
Among his accomplishments, he is the recipient of the 2019 Gerald & Emily Leischuck Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award, the 2022 College of Education Outstanding Young Alumni Award, the 2022 Alumni Undergraduate Teaching Excellence Faculty Award, and recognized in the Auburn Alumni Association ‘20 Under 40’ class of 2023.
Dr. Dyke's education, professional experience, and personal journey led to the creation of perfor[Hu]mance.®––A multidimensional space for The Human Experience. As a native of the seaside community of Jupiter Beach, Florida, he remains mindful of an ocean breeze and waves breaking on the sand.