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Victoria, BC, Canada


Kabush, PhD

Professional Affiliations:

Owner, Kabush Consulting, Instructor, Camosun College, Contractor, CSI-Pacific



Danelle holds a PhD in Psychology and an MA in Sport Psychology from the University of Ottawa. For her doctorate, Danelle looked at how coaches and athletes communicate about training plans in endurance sports and how such communication influences athletes’ self-determined motivation. Her master’s thesis concentrated on focusing skills in the sport of mountain biking.

For over a decade, Danelle has worked as mental performance consultant with several national sport teams via the Canadian Sport Institute including biathlon, cross-country skiing, bmx, goalball, short and long track speed skating, para-cycling, athletics, cycling, and rowing. Along with teaching sport psychology Camosun College, Danelle works with parents, individual athletes, teams and coaches to optimize mental preparation for performance and wellness in sport. Danelle is a three-time Xterra World Championship Medalist, a former Professional Mountain Bike Racer and NCAA Division One Collegiate All-American in Track. During her off-road triathlon career Danelle competed for the Luna Pro Team between breaks to give birth to her two children. Danelle enjoys blogging on topics related to motherhood, sport and performance psychology at She resides in Victoria BC, Canada.


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