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Victoria, BC, Canada


Planella, PhD(c)

Professional Affiliations:

Instructor, University of Victoria, Owner, MVP Performance Strategies



Veronica’s passion lies in the collaboration with highly motivated individuals, accompanying and mentoring them on their journey of discovery and exploration on how to be their best. She crafts the conditions that inspire individuals to ascertain their sense of purpose. Veronica’s unique and innovative approach to mental performance education and coaching involves focused preparation, deliberated implementation strategies, perspective, and joy. She played international field hockey and carries her passion for the game into her professional practice involving coaching effectiveness, expertise development, cultivating community of excellence, performance analysis, long term athlete and coach development, sport-parenting and career transitions. She is finalizing her doctorate, and since 2009 she has been a Senior Academic Instructor at the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education at the University of Victoria. Veronica’s practice is enriched by working with varied endeavours of human aspirations with individual, team and diversability sports, in aboriginal, national and international communities. From grassroots to Olympic and World champion levels, those who have worked with Veronica attest to her tremendous ability to promote personal and team growth.


Additional Training:



English, French, Spanish

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