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Calgary, AB, Canada


van den Berg, MSc

Professional Affiliations:

Director Mental Performance, Canadian Sport Institute Calgary; Owner/Consultant, Mental Training & coaching Centre, Calgary



Frank van den Berg graduated in 1995 from the University in Groningen, The Netherlands, with Master's degrees in developmental psychology and sport psychology. He has worked as a sport psychologist and mental performance consultant with numerous national and developmental team athletes, teams and coaches in The Netherlands and in Canada: speed skating, figure skating, triathlon, volleyball, soccer, field hockey, gymnastics, basketball, baseball, diving, tennis, synchronized swimming, target shooting, hockey, bobsleigh, skeleton, alpine skiing, and Special Olympics.

Frank's works is aimed at optimizing preparedness and performance of athletes, teams and their coaches, and help them meet performance demands in training and competition. His expertise includes include mental training & coaching, psychometric assessment, biofeedback training, eye movement desensitization & reprocessing (EMDR), teambuilding, coach support & education, and psychological first aid/crisis intervention in sport. He’s had the opportunity to provide mental performance support before, during and after the 2002, 2010 and 2014 Olympic Winter Games. Frank fulfills the role of Director Mental Performance for the Canadian Sport Institute Calgary.


Additional Training:

Qualified Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) Interpreter; Qualified Test of Attentional & Interpersonal Styles (TAIS) Interpreter; Psychometric Assessment; Biofeedback & Neurofeedback Practitioner; Eye Movement Desensitization & Reprocessing (EMDR) Practitioner; Crisis Intervention in Sport



 English, Dutch, German

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