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.C., M.A., R. Psych (#1049))

STAFF MENTAL TRAINING CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

mental.trainer@sasktel.net
306-737-5844

 

 

Kyle McDonald M.Sc.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (hockey, golf, curling, figure skate, speed skate)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5-10 years)

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

www.competitivewill.com

Rob McCaffrey M.Sc.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (hockey, curling, soccer, basketball, golf)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5-10 years)

Brie Jedlic M.A.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

 

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

Years of sport experience within your profession (10-15 years)

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

www.goodtogreatmentaltraining.ca

Jody Burnett PhD, (R. Psych Provisional #988)

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (hockey, tennis, track, baseball, gymnastics)

Years of sport experience within your profession (10+)

Kim Dorsch PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (volleyball, wrestle, football, swim, soccer)

Years of sport experience within your profession (20-25 years)

Dean Hugie, MA, (R.Psy)

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Regina, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession (20-25 years)

Ryan Flett PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (football, hockey, wrestling, gymnastics, track)

Years of sport experience within your profession (10-15 years)

Kent Kowalski PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (Track & Field, cycling, soccer, speed skate, rowing)

Years of sport experience within your profession (15-20 years)

Kevin Spink PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (wrestle, figure skate, hockey, para sport, cycle)

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+)

Pat Odnokon M.Sc.

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (hockey, golf, curling, baseball)

Years of sport experience within your profession (15-20 years)

Ralph Schoenfeld PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (soccer, diving, swim, gymnastics, curling)

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+)

Tom Graham PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (volleyball, swim, football, basketball, triathalon)

Years of sport experience within your profession (20-25 years)

Leah Ferguson PhD

CASUAL CONSULTANT in Saskatoon, SK


For Limited Free High Performance Service, Contact the SMSCS offic at travis.laycock@sasktel.net to inquire

 

Sports worked: (Hockey, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track & Field)

Years of sport experience within your profession (5-10 years)