OUR TEAM

Mentally Strong Consulting is a team of trained sport and performance psychology professionals who are here to help you gain the high-performance edge to help you be the best version of yourself.

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC, is a keynote speaker, trainer and professor who is a go-to high performance coach for leaders, executives, and championship teams.

She provides mental training for the Minnesota Vikings, as well as collegiate teams. She works individually with executives, CEOs, professional athletes, and others who are interested in gaining the high-performance edge.

Based on nearly 20 years of research and consulting, Cindra’s focus is helping people gain the high-performance edge by embracing passion and purpose in their work, sport and life. She is the President and CEO of Mentally Strong Consulting and is the author of the new book, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High-Performance Edge, and corresponding workbook. 

Kamphoff is the founder and director at the Center for Sport & Performance Psychology and professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Cindra has a Ph.D. in performance psychology and is a Certified Mental Performance Consultant with the Association for Applied Sport Psychology. She is also a member of the National Speakers Association. Her work has appeared in New York Times, Sports Illustrated, The Huffington Post, USA Today, and Runner’s World Magazine. She is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast available on ITunes and Stitcher Radio.

Cindra is a former collegiate athlete and now an avid marathoner who has competed in 15 marathons including 5 Boston Marathons. She lives in Minnesota with her husband and two boys.

You can learn more about Cindra on her website: CindraKamphoff.com

Twitter: @Mentally_Strong

Facebook: Dr. Cindra Kamphoff

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Cassie Weaver, M.A.

Cassie Weaver will receive her M.A. in Sport and Exercise Psychology in May 2018 from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She joins Mentally Strong Consulting with ample experience as a mental performance coach, health and nutrition coach, and collegiate volleyball coach. She is expected to receive her CMPC certification by August 2018.

Weaver has spent the past four years as a NCAA collegiate volleyball coach at the Division II and Division III level. She played collegiate volleyball for Concordia University, St. Paul (2010-2014) where her team won four NCAA Division II National Volleyball Championships. Prior to college, Weaver was a USAG Level 10 gymnast at TAGS South in Apple Valley, Minnesota. She competed at regional and national meets in the all-around and was a MN State Bars Champion in 2007.

Cassie also completed an internship as a mental performance coach at IMG Academy, an elite training facility, in Bradenton, Florida. At IMG, she developed and led team workshops with elite athletes of all ages. She primarily worked with football, tennis, lacrosse, baseball, basketball, and soccer athletes. Throughout her internship, she learned about specific mental strategies and tools that parents can use to help themselves and their athletes develop a high-performance mindset.

Cassie leads team mental performance workshops with high-school and collegiate teams, and collaborates with coaches and/or athletic directors to help their respective athletes gain a high-performance edge. She also works one-on-one with elite, college, and high school athletes. Cassie finds energy and joy working with these athletes because they are highly driven and are always looking to “level-up” their performances.

Cassie spends her free time staying active outside, participating in adult volleyball tournaments, and taking classes to personally and professionally advance her career. She plans to obtain her Ph. D. in performance psychology.

Twitter: @cassie_weaves

Instagram: @c_weaves

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What Others Are Saying

  • “If you are serious about self and/or team improvement, Mentally Strong provides the infrastructure to get you there.”

    -Mark Watkins, President and Founder, Geneva Capital

  • “After about five minutes, the level of engagement and excitement in the room had exceeded anything I have ever experienced.”

    -Alex Grundhoffer, North American Title Company

  • “Our program is more focused, disciplined, and positive because of Mentally Strong’s work. We want our players using these concepts for life beyond baseball as well.”

    -Sean DuBe, Head Coach, New Prague Baseball