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., CCC, R. Psych (Provisional #1049))

STAFF CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

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

 

Sports worked: (Track & Field, Volleyball, Judo, Basketball, Synchro)

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

Kyle McDonald M.Sc.

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: (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 website)

www.competitivewill.com

Rob McCaffrey M.Sc.

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

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

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: (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

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

 

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

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, wrestle, football, swim, soccer)

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

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: 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 Sport Science Manager at 306-975-0867 to request this Consultant

 

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

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, cycling, soccer, speed skate, rowing)

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

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, figure skate, hockey, para sport, cycle)

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, baseball)

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

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: (soccer, diving, swim, gymnastics, 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, fencing, ringette)

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

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, swim, football, basketball, triathalon)

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

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

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