MENTAL TRAINING Qualifications (effective April 5th, 2017) 

 Education

  • Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Kinesiology, Science, Arts, or Education with relevance in sport psychology or sport mental skills.

Experience

  • Applicants must have 50 hours of practical experience during the past 24 months.
    • Approximately 10% observing, 20% prep, 70% direct contact with individuals & groups
    • This experience must be within our core competency areas presenting or counseling to athletes in the area of sport psychology or sport mental skills.

Interview

  • Must demonstrate their knowledge in our core competency areas by being interviewed (specific questions) by Council Staff & Mental Training Consultants.
  • Interview will be a Pass/Fail (unsuccessful applicants can reapply after 12 months)

Mentorship

  • Applicants who do not successfully pass the knowledge interview may choose to participate in a mentorship program with Council Mental Training Consultants for a minimum of 10 hours.
    • The mentorship will include observing approximately 5 presentations or counseling sessions + then presenting or counselling approximately 5 sessions.
    • These will be under the supervision of Council Mental Training Consultants.
    • Mentorship will be a Pass/Fail (unsuccessful applicants can reapply after 12 months)

Services (Core Competencies)

  • Parent-Athlete-Coach-Relations
  • Communication Skills
  • Team Building and Group Dynamics
  • Attentional control (focus/ concentration)
  • Emotional control (stress management)
  • Arousal control
  • Self-awareness
  • Goal Setting
  • Mental Imagery
  • Self-Talk
  • Routines before, during and after competition
  • Ideal Performance State
  • Mental Toughness Training
  • Maximizing effectiveness of practice
  • Drug Education and Awareness Workshop

 

Lisa Hoffart M.A.

STAFF CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


306-737-5844

 

Sports worked: (Track & Field, Waterpolo, Long Distance Running, Basketball, Cross Country Ski)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5+)

Kyle McDonald M.Sc.

CONTRACT CONSULTANT in , Regina, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (hockey, golf, baseball, swimming, volleyball, and basketball)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5+)

For Paying Clients (non SMSCS Clients, please visit website)

www.competitivewill.com

Rob McCaffrey M.Sc.

CONTRACTED CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (hockey, fencing, soccer, basketball)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5+)

Brie Jedlic M.A.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (diving, gymnastics, triathlon, tennis, swim)

Years of sport experience within your profession (10+)

For Paying Clients (non SMSCS Clients, please visit website)

www.goodtogreatmentaltraining.ca

Jody Burnett PhD, (R.Psych)

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS office @ 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (hockey, soccer, track, basketball, football)

Years of sport experience within your profession (10+)

Kim Dorsch PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (volleyball, karate, hockey)

Years of sport experience within your profession (15+)

Dean Hugie, MA, (R.Psy)

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK (Summer) / USA (Skype)

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS office @ 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked:

Years of sport experience within your profession (20+)

Ryan Flett PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK (Summer) / USA (Skype)


For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (football, tennis)

Years of sport experience within your profession (10+)

Kent Kowalski PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (Track & Field, soccer, basketball, triathlon)

Years of sport experience within your profession (15+)

Kevin Spink PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (wrestle, rowing, hockey, para sport, ski)

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+)

Pat Odnokon M.Sc.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@saskel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (hockey, golf, curling, downhill ski)

Years of sport experience within your profession (15+)

Ralph Schoenfeld PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (figure skate, baseball, softball, basketball, curling)

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+)

Sarah Junkin M.Sc.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (Track & Field, curling, gymnastics, baton, ringette)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5+)

Selena Zaluski PhD (R.Psych)

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


on MAT LEAVE

 

Sports worked: (shooting, track, soccer, marathon, trathlon)

Years of sport experience within your profession (-5)

Tom Graham PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (volleyball, curling, football, track, marathon)

Years of sport experience within your profession (20+)

Leah Ferguson PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK

travis.laycock@sasktel.net
For Limited Free "High Performance" Service Contact the SMSCS Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

Sports worked: (track)

Years of sport experience within your profession (-5)