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Growth workshops

  • Underpinned by our world-class research and consultancy in elite sport, our workshops are designed to help athletes maximise their potential by developing their natural psychological talent.

  • Created for all key stakeholders (i.e. athletes, coaches, parents) each workshop can be facilitated in a range of delivery styles (e.g. online, in-house) and formats (e.g. micro-workshops, half-day (3-4 hrs).

  • For a more in-depth chat simply click discover more on any of the workshops to schedule a call with our team.


Athlete Workshop

Discovering your natural psychological talent

In this workshop athletes discover the mental strengths that support optimal development & identify their own unique strengths profile


Athlete Workshop

Developing a 
student-athlete mindset

In this workshop prospective student-athletes discover the mindset required to survive & thrive in US college sports


Athlete Workshop

Coachability 101: What it is
& why it matters

In this workshop developing athletes discover what coachability is, why it matters & learn ways to build & maintain it

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Athlete Workshop

Courage 101: What it is
& why it matters

In this workshop developing athletes discover what courage in sport is, why it matters & develop practical strategies to build it

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Athlete Workshop

Maximising your potential as a developing athlete

In this workshop athletes are equipped with the practical know-how & mental toolkit to maximise their athletic potential


Coach Workshop

Building & maintaining confidence in athletes

In this workshop coaches are equipped with the practical know-how to build & maintain robust confidence in their athletes

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Coach Workshop

Creating optimal
development environments

In this workshop coaches discover the 9 key environment strengths that underpin optimal development environments


Parent Workshop

Parenting champions: Providing the optimal push

In this workshop sport parents discover ways they can optimise their important role in the development process

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Athlete Workshop

Delivering consistent

In this workshop developing athletes are equipped with the practical know-how to deliver consistent high-performance

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Coach Workshop

Goal-achievement using the GROWTH framework

In this workshop coaches are introduced to the GROWTH framework as a tool to empower  athletes to achieve their goals


Coach Workshop

Introduction to psychological talent development 

In this workshop coaches are introduced to our Interactional Model of Psychological Talent Development (IMPTD)

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Coach Workshop

Playing to your athletes
super strengths

In this workshop coaches discover the concept of super strengths & how they can be used to build athlete confidence


Meet the world-class trainers delivering your workshop

To provide world-class development experiences we believe it’s essential that our team are world-class practitioners. Learn more about the team whose research and consultancy in elite sport underpins our workshops.


Prof. Joanne Butt Ph.D., C.Psychol.

Professor of Sport Psychology

Liverpool John Moores University, UK

Joanne currently works as a Professor of Sport Psychology at Liverpool John Moores University’s School of Sport & Exercise Sciences in the UK. Joanne completed her MSc and PhD at Miami University and is a chartered sport and exercise psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS). With over 20 years teaching and applied experience, Joanne has delivered sport and performance psychology support to a wide-range of elite athletes and teams across a variety of levels including Team GB Olympians, Olympic coaches, NCAA and Varsity student-athletes and elite youth footballers. Joanne’s research focuses on the key psychological constructs that impact on athletes’ and coaches’ development and performances.

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Dr. Andrew Mills Ph.D., C.Psychol.

Founder ModelAthlete

Sheffield Hallam University, UK

Based on his applied research and consultancy with world-class performers in elite sport, Andrew utilises simple yet effective systems that empower athletes to go from where they are to where they want to be. He has 17+ years of teaching & consultancy experience helping athletes develop their psychological talent, maximise their potential, level-up their performance & achieve their personal goals. Holding an MSc & a PhD in sport & performance psychology, Andrew's research focuses on the environmental and psychological factors that interact to facilitate optimal development and performance. The models and best practices stemming from this research provide the basis for his consultancy work helping athletic directors & coaches optimise their athlete development pathways.

You're in elite company

Our world-class team have worked with a wide-range of elite sport organisations.

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