Success and Wellness Coaching

Meet The Team


Jennifer Bleck


Jennifer Bleck


Role: Director of Success & Wellness Coaching; Assistant Professor in the College of Public Health; Director of the Graduate Certificate Program in Health & Wellness Coaching


Places I've Lived: Long Island, NY; Boston, MA; Bethlehem, PA; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Arts & crafts, cats, movies, going to coffee shops and drinking tea

Educational Background: BA in Psychology; MPH in Evaluative Sciences; PhD in Public Health; Certified Health and Wellness Coach

Areas of Interest: Stress management, anxiety, time management, self-care, sleep, ADHD, loneliness, interpersonal relationships, students adjusting to college, graduate students.



Chris Haywood


Christine Haywood

Places I’ve Lived:
Perry, FL; Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada, Memphis, TN; Oshkosh, WI; Kalamazoo, MI

Hobbies/Interests: Going to the beach, cheering for the Tampa Bay Lightning, playing pickleball, spending time with friends and family.

Educational Background: Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism and Public Relations, University of Memphis; Master of Arts degree in Organizational Communication from Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI; Certified Health and Wellness Coach. 

Areas of Interest: Self-care (especially for caregivers) interpersonal relationships, self-confidence, career aspirations, stress/anxiety, procrastination,  graduate students, non-traditional students, student parents, students at other USF campuses .







Places I've Lived: Orlando, FL; Lansing, MI; Albany, NY; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Working out, hanging out with friends, reading, writing, going to the movies, cooking

Educational Background: BA in Sociology/Minor in Multicultural Studies; MA in Student Affairs Administration; Tobacco Treatment Specialist; Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

Areas of Interest: Stress management & Procrastination, LGBTQIA and Gender issues, Multicultural & Race issues, Healthy connection to technology, Tobacco cessation, Physical activity as a form of stress management.  




Suzette Sookdeo


Places I've Lived: The Caribbean; New Jersey; Florida

Hobbies/Interests: Gardening, Architecture/Interior Design, dancing, nature, traveling to other countries and national sites with my husband, playing with puppies, and watching movies.

Educational Background: B.A. in Psychology, Kean University; Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Psychological Services, UPenn; Ph.D. in Adult Education, USF; Board Certified Coach.

Areas of Interest: Emotional wellness (self-care, stress management), time management, social isolation, cultural differences, graduate students, international students, personal and professional development.




Anthony Inman


Places I've Lived: Panama City, FL; Tallahassee, FL; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Football, my dog Pepper, cooking, my wife and son

Educational Background: BS in Sociology-minor in Communication, Florida State University; Certified Health and Wellness Coach. 

Areas of Interest: Veterans, stress management, non-physically active students, exploratory majors.






Places I've Lived: Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Yoga, coffee shops, The Office, spending time with my boyfriend and our cat Khloe

Educational Background: BA in Psychology/Minor in Behavioral Healthcare, USF; Current Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling Masters Student, USF; Certified Health and Wellness Coach. 

Areas of interest: graduate students, athletes, self-care, interpersonal relationships, stress management, motivational issues and anxiety.


Amy Haywood


Amy Haywood


Places I've lived: Memphis, Tennessee; Oshkosh, WI; Kalamazoo, MI; Gainesville, FL; Tampa, FL

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, going to museums and concerts, and yoga

Educational Background: BA in English/Minor in Communication Studies with a MA in Mass Communication and Advertising; Certified Health and Wellness Coach.

Areas of interest: Graduate students, self-care, interpersonal relationships, stress management, time management 



Olivia moon


Coaching exclusively for USF Health students.

Places I've Lived: Englewood, FL; Tampa, FL; Spent a summer in Boston, MA.

Hobbies/Interests: Reading (fiction), running/exercising outside, hiking and skiing when I have the opportunity to travel, cooking/baking, and watching reality television.

Educational Background: I completed a B.S. in Communication Studies with a minor in Biology from Florida Gulf Coast University, and am a USF alum with a Master's in Education with a concentration in College Student Affairs. I am also in the process of completing a Graduate Business Certificate at USF; Certified Health and Wellness Coach. 

Areas of Interest: Physical fitness and nutrition, mindfulness, health and medical students, and financial wellness.




BRIAN goercke


Places I've Lived: Port Jefferson, NY; Minot, ND, Columbus, MS, Merced, CA, Warner Robins, GA, Pittsburgh, PA, Apalachicola, FL, Harare, Zimbabwe, Windhoek, Namibia, Mbabane, Swaziland, Gaborone, Botswana.

Hobbies/Interests: Writing (novels/short stories/flash fiction), literature, Shona culture, progressive rock music, flea markets and garage sales, collecting baseball cards, international movies, spending time with my wife. 

Educational Background: BA in Literature; M.A. in Policy Analysis and Administration.

Areas of Interest: time and stress management, interpersonal relationships, especially as they relate to promoting positive work environments, international affairs, cultural adaptation, mindful meditation.