Mental Performance 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 Performance 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 Provided (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

Updated as of July 2020

Jody Burnett (PhD, R. Psych #988)

Mental Performance Consultant in Regina


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

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

Kim Dorsch (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Regina


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

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

Mark Epp (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (Softball, Volleyball, Track, Basketball, Hockey) 

Years of sport experience within your profession (5 years)

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

https://www.pursuitsmt.com/ 

Leah Ferguson (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (Ringette, Hockey, Track, Swimming, Gymnastics)

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

Ryan Flett (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


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

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

Tom Graham (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (volleyball, curling, hockey, track, triathalon)

Years of sport experience within your profession (25-30 years)

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

STAFF MENTAL PERFORMANCE CONSULTANT in Regina, SK

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

Sports worked: (all of the sports)

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

For Paying Clients (non SMSCS Clients)
if Lisa's schedule allows, fee-for-service is provided at a rate of $115/hr

 

Dean Hugie, (M.A., R.Psych)

Mental Performance Consultant in Regina


Sports worked: Basketball

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+ years)

Brie Jedlic (M.A.)

Mental Performance Consultant in Regina


Sports worked: (fencing, athletics, gymnastics, rowing, swimming)

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

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

www.goodtogreatmentaltraining.ca

Kent Kowalski (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (Track, Soccer, Basketball, Hockey, Swimming)

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

Rob McCaffrey (M.Sc.)

Mental Performance Consultant in Regina


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

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

Kyle McDonald (M.Sc.)

Mental Performance Consultant in Regina


Sports worked: (hockey, golf, baseball, figure skate, parasport)

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

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

www.competitivewill.com

Patrick Odnokon (M.Sc.)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (Golf, hockey, curling, swimming, track)

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

Ralph Schoenfeld (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (soccer, softball, baseball, curling, gymnastics)

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+)

Kevin Spink (PhD)

Mental Performance Consultant in Saskatoon


Sports worked: (wrestle, fencing, hockey, para sport, swim)

Years of sport experience within your profession (30+)