About Us

Ryan Stock is the founder of MindSport, author of Buddha Was A Baller, and a former NCAA college basketball player and college basketball coach of over 15 years. His experiences as a coach and player led him to starting the athlete meditation app, MindSport, which in turn led to the writing of the book Buddha Was A Baller.

It was the difficult times in particular that led to Stock wanting to help athletes and coaches to live healthier, more successful lives. Stock himself experiencing struggles with anxiety, frustration, dealing with difficult times, and in remaining present in his life as an athlete and coach before finally resigning from athletics and starting the journey that led him to finding mindfulness and meditation. Meditation is practice that Stock now utilizes daily in his life while showing other athletes and coaches how to implement a practice into their lives.

Aside from writing and developing the content and recording sessions for the MindSport app, Stock also works one on one with college and professional athletes and organizations as an athlete meditation mentor.

Stock is currently finishing up a year-long intensive practice program through UCLA and has been on several meditation retreats including spending a week at Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, California in July of 2018. Stock also has a Master’s Degree with a 4.0 GPA from Pittsburg State University.

About Us

Ryan Stock is the founder of MindSport, author of Buddha Was A Baller, and a former NCAA college basketball player and college basketball coach of over 15 years. His experiences as a coach and player led him to starting the athlete meditation app, MindSport, which in turn led to the writing of the book Buddha Was A Baller.

It was the difficult times in particular that led to Stock wanting to help athletes and coaches to live healthier, more successful lives. Stock himself experiencing struggles with anxiety, frustration, dealing with difficult times, and in remaining present in his life as an athlete and coach before finally resigning from athletics and starting the journey that led him to finding mindfulness and meditation. Meditation is practice that Stock now utilizes daily in his life while showing other athletes and coaches how to implement a practice into their lives.

Aside from writing and developing the content and recording sessions for the MindSport app, Stock also works one on one with college and professional athletes and organizations as an athlete meditation mentor.

Stock is currently finishing up a year-long intensive practice program through UCLA and has been on several meditation retreats including spending a week at Deer Park Monastery in Escondido, California in July of 2018. Stock also has a Master’s Degree with a 4.0 GPA from Pittsburg State University.