About Kids’ Sports Psychology

Patrick Cohn

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Dr. Patrick Cohn helps athletes and teams worldwide from a variety of sport backgrounds improve mental toughness for sports. He’s helped junior to professional athletes improve their mental toughness.

As the president and founder of Peak Performance Sports (Orlando, Florida), Dr. Cohn is dedicated to instilling confidence, composure, focus, and teaching powerful mental game skills to help athletes, teams and corporate professionals perform at maximum levels.

Dr. Cohn also teaches sports parents and coaches of young athletes how to help athletes achieve peak performance through sports psychology training. In addition, he  teaches his mental game coaching system, the MGCP certification program (Mental Game Coaching Professional) to qualified coaches, trainers, and sports psychology students in training.

Peaksports Network is owned by Dr. Patrick Cohn of Peak Performance Sports, LLC.

Lisa Cohn

Lisa Cohn, Parenting Expert

Award-winning writer and author Lisa Cohn writes about parenting, sports parenting, energy and environment, immigrants (for The Immigrant Story) and is an occasional PR pro.

Her work has appeared in the Christian Science Monitor, Huffington Post, Mothering, Yahoo! Parenting, Brain, Child: The Magazine For Thinking Mothers, Parenting, Horizon Air, Mother Earth News, Natural Home, Dogster and other publications. She recently contributed to a National Geographic discussion about the effects of fossil fuels. She and her brother, Patrick Cohn, are co-founders of The Ultimate Sports Parent, a program that aims to instill confidence in young athletes.

Mental Performance Coaches

About Jaclyn Ellis, M.S., MGCP

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Jaclyn Ellis, M.S., MGCP, is a mental performance coach for Peak Performance Sports. She earned a Master’s degree from Illinois State University. Her passion is working with athletes, coaches and parents to enhance both performance and enjoyment of sports.

She has a background in competitive sports including soccer, volleyball and tennis. She also performed in advanced show choirs for many years. Additionally, she was a competitive youth head soccer coach in Bloomington, IL.

She has provided mental performance coaching to youth and elite athletes in various sports. Jaclyn has experience using cognitive programs like NeuroTracker and Eye Matrix to improve an athlete’s eye-tracking movements and cognitive functioning.

About Georgia Miller, M.E., MGCP

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Coach Georgia Miller, M.E., CMPC, MGCP is a mental performance coach for Peak Performance Sports. She earned a master’s degree in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College. She is a certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) and is a Certified Mental Performance Coach (CMPC) with AASP.

Georgia is a mental performance coach for athletes in all sports including baseball, gymnastics, golf, basketball, softball, field hockey, wrestling, ice hockey, musicians, dance, and football. She specializes in working with young athletes, high school athletes, college, and sports parents in all sports.