JEFF MINER, LPC, M.Ed.
As a Licensed Professional Counselor, Jeff Miner has made the pursuit of excellence in sports a focal point of his career. He played competitive sports up to the collegiate level and has been involved as a coach for athletes of all ages. As a professional, he worked for the United States Olympic Committee and as the Director of Research for the National Institute of Child Centered Coaching.
In his book, Coach’s Planner, Miner helps coaches to understand the psychological and legal aspects of sports coaching - providing proven techniques for motivating athletes. He has also written several articles in national publications regarding; Motivation, Getting into the Zone, Overcoming Obstacles, Ethical Practices by Coaches, Eating Disorders, and Making Sports Fun for the Athlete and Parenting Elite Athletes—What To Say When Your Child Loses.
With more than 30 years of experience in psychology and athletics, Miner has always worked to make sure that athletes get the most enjoyment out of their sport and their abilities. Miner helps those he works with set personal goals and develop a concrete plan towards achieving those goals. His determination and enthusiasm have helped athletes change old patterns of thinking and gain control over the emotional and stressful aspects of their sport.
Miner received his bachelor’s degree from Utah State and his master’s degree from University of Utah. In his professional career, he worked with several Utah Jazz players and worked for the US Olympic Committee.
Damion Brown, MPC, CSC
Damion Brown, known to most as the legendary “Coach D,” has worked with athletes of all ages from grassroots to professional in the areas of Holistic Player Development: Speed and Strength Training, Sport Skills Training (football/basketball), and Mental Mastery Training.
Coach D has also worked with parents, coaches, and youth leaders; writing curriculum and training manuals for developing young athletes. In his training series Parenting An Athlete; to be released the Summer of 2022, he teaches parents how to help their child athlete play at their best consistently, free of fear without adding additional pressures. He helps parents to clearly identify their role in their child’s development process and talent-based careers.
As a mental performance expert, Coach D helps high performing business professionals learn the same mental mastery skills used by elite athletes to have the Mind Of A Champion. To not only perform at your peak, but to do so over and over and over again, standing out as the MVP of their “league of business”.
“The key is not the will to win. Everybody has that. It is the will to prepare to win that is important.”
“Something’s holding you back from all you deserve and desire; don’t let it any longer, take the first step and call me, together let's kick it’s ass and go get it!!!”
“The hardest skill to acquire in any area; is the one where you compete all out, give it all you have, and you are still getting beat no matter what you do. When you have the killer instinct to fight through that; you have truly gained something very special that will usher you to everything you could ever desire.”