Daniel Dillon

Sports Mentor & Life Coach

Daniel Psychologist Melbourne CBD

About Daniel

Daniel Dillon is a current member of Melbourne United NBL championship basketball team. Daniel is an experienced Sports mentor and life coach. He has played professional basketball in the NBA Summer League and in several countries across Europe, Asia, Middle East and back home in Australia. Daniel’s goal now is to share and implement the wealth of knowledge and experiences that he’s accumulated over his 10 years+ career. He has worked with some of the best athletes and coaching minds in the world and is dedicated to share these experiences so that he can help others to achieve their sporting goals and their life goals.

Daniel Dillon has recently signed with Paris Basketball, a French professional basketball club based in Paris, France. Daniel is on leave overseas till 2019.

His Approach

Daniel can assist clients with an approach he calls “Becoming a Champion”. This involves strategies for:

  • Overcoming failure
  • Becoming your champion self again
  • Handling long term and short term sports injuries
  • Sports nutrition
  • Dealing with highs and lows
  • Resilience
  • Being “in the moment”

The goals of this approach are to make the clients confident and assertive in sports; better team players; and better in their day to day lives. Building their self-esteem and communication skills.

Issues he can help with

  • Sports mentoring
  • Life coaching
  • Coaching & sports training guidance
  • Tailored sports guidance program working alongside Life Resolutions Sports Psychologists
  • Personal well-being
  • Fulfilling your potential
  • Overcoming inner conflicts
  • Discovering your passion
  • Identifying your talents and abilities
  • Finding your motivation and drive again
  • Clarifying your direction
  • Planning and achieving your goals
  • Finding meaning and purpose in your current or a new career
  • Greater confidence (in your personal and/or professional life)
  • Feeling happier
  • Team development and training
  • Self-empowerment and life skill development
  • Leadership development
  • Becoming more influential
  • Personal growth and development
  • Career and goal assessments that are realigned with your values
  • Making good decisions, then backing yourself up
  • Becoming a leader


Daniel Dillon has over 10 years’ experience as an NBL/International Professional Basketball Player. He is a current member of Melbourne United NBL championship basketball team. Daniel is an experienced Sports mentor and life coach. He can provide you with stand-alone sports guidance and life coaching and can assist as part of an overall tailored program with Life Resolutions sports psychologists.


  • Bachelor of Arts In Psychology and Business Administration from the University of Arizona
  • Diploma of Nutrition