Ford Dyke, Ph.D., Founder and CEO of perfor[Hu]mance.® The evidence-based approach to optimal performance, health, and well-being.

Founder & CEO

As Associate Clinical Professor with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Kinesiology, Dr. Dyke specializes in the subdiscipline of Performance and Exercise Psychophysiology at Auburn University. He professes that optimal performance is dependent upon the integration of health and well-being.

 

Dr. Dyke collaborates globally with an array of high-profile performers such as elite athletes at the international level, corporate executives, and special operations military personnel. His focus is the edification of such individuals on the interdependence of optimal performance, health, and well-being through Private Consultations, Live Webinars, and Invited Seminars.

 

Mindfulness-Based Performance and Health Optimization© is an educational platform developed from Dr. Dyke’s curriculum at Auburn University. Since its inception, he has reached over 3,500 individuals, impacting local, regional, national, and international organizations. The platform integrates components of both his academic research focus and career as a Team USA Athlete with the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. 

His knowledge and experience have led to the creation of perfor[Hu]mance.® – The evidence-based approach to optimal performance, health, and well-being. 

 

As a native of the seaside community of Jupiter Beach, Florida, he remains mindful of the soil of the land, an ocean breeze, and waves breaking on the sand. 

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Kinesiology 

Concentration: Performance and Exercise Psychophysiology 

Auburn University | Auburn, AL, USA

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Exercise Science

Concentration: Sport and Exercise Psychophysiology 

Auburn University | Auburn, AL, USA

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Psychology

Concentration: Sport and Exercise Psychology

University of North Florida | Jacksonville, FL, USA

Carol Dyke, CFO of perfor[Hu]mance.® The evidence-based approach to optimal performance, health, and well-being.

CFO

Carol Dyke is a Chief Financial Officer with 40-years of expertise. She has a unique combination of Fortune 100 public, private, not-for-profit, and small business experience including an entrepreneurial niche of over 10 years. Her strengths include strategic planning, budgets, and forecasting with emphasis on GAAP and SOX regulation.

Education:

Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Business Administration 

Concentration: Accounting

California State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

Certifications: 

Notary of Public 

Collection Law Strategy 

Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals

Jence Rhoads, Ph.D., COO of perfor[Hu]mance.® The evidence-based approach to optimal performance, health, and well-being.

COO

Jence Rhoads is a Kinesiologist and Team USA Athlete with over 10-years of experience in elite athletics. Dr. Rhoads specializes in Motor Learning and Performance and Skill Acquisition. She is passionate about human performance optimization, efficiency, and productivity. This passion has fueled her pursuit of digital marketing and customer success. She is skilled in SEO and CRM and holds certification in Google Analytics, Google Ads, and HubSpot email marketing.

 

As a professional athlete in two sports, Dr. Rhoads is satisfied when all processes and operations are firing on all cylinders. She thrives under high-pressure, loves to solve problems, and enjoys a challenge. 

Education:

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Kinesiology 

Concentration: Motor Learning and Performance 

Auburn University | Auburn, AL, USA

Master of Education (M.Ed.), Exercise Science

Concentration: Biomechanics 

Auburn University | Auburn, AL, USA

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Concentration: Global Perspectives

Vanderbilt University | Nashville, TN, USA

Methodology

What makes us Human is the impetus of optimal performance, health, and well-being.

The Five Elements serve as the primary methodology of perfor[Hu]mance.®

[H]

Hydrate

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[U]

Unplug

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[M]

Move

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[A]

Aspire

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[N]

Nourish

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The Five Elements

[H]

Hydrate

Water is the source of life:

Plants, animals, and insects thrive from it, including you.

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[U]

Unplug

24 hours = 1,440 minutes:  

Devote 10-min to yourself.

Asteroid

[M]

Move

Movement is innate: 

It improves your efficiency, productivity, creativity, and vitality.

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[A]

Aspire

Cognition precedes action:

Your mind generates about 80,000 thoughts per day, think responsibly.

Earth and Space

[N]

Nourish

Regardless of your occupation, situation, or activity level:

You require the proper fuel.

Mindfulness

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perfor[Hu]mance.® utilizes various application-based techniques to support clients.

Mindfulness is the prerequisite of optimal performance, health, and well-being

Mission

To facilitate a lifestyle of optimal performance, health, and well-being