Soccer Mental Skills Training

Mental Toughness Training for Soccer Players

Mental Training Program for Soccer Players


Even in a team sport like soccer, you can still be your own worst enemy. From pros to amateurs, mental training for soccer is key to maximizing a player’s potential.

Our primary goal for this program is to help you maximize your soccer performance by teaching you the techniques and strategies to build pro-level mental toughness. Regardless of age, skill-level, or position, this program is for any player who is ready to improve their on-field performance by optimizing their mental game.

From pk’s, to one vs. one battles, to championship games, uncover the keys to handling pressure in any position or moment on the field.

Visualize success on the field, not worry about it. Master imagery strategies, learn how to maximize your strengths, and improve position specific performances.

Receive a customized mental game plan based on your position, skill level, and individual needs.

Do you identify with any of these statements?

I become very frustrated with myself after mistakes.
I lose my confidence when I’m under pressure.
I train hard and am good on the ball, but think too much when playing.
I wish I could play with the same confidence in games that I do in practice.
I feel like I my performance is tight, and that I play to not make mistakes.
I know I am a good player but can’t seem to play consistently at my best.​​

Take your soccer game to new levels.

  1. Intake Assessment
    We use a specific and proprietary assessment tool (The 9 Mental Skills of Successful Athletes) to identify what mental game barriers are hurting your performance on the field as well as to correctly identify your strengths.
  2. Personalized Mental Game Plan
    We will create a personalized mental training plan based on your specific challenges and goals as a player. The plan we create will act as a road-map for your mental training sessions to boost your performance.
  3. Weekly Mental Coaching Sessions
    In person, phone, or by Skype. Each session is designed to teach you how to apply functional mental strategies for practice and games. You will work directly with Derrek and learn how to improve your effectiveness on the field.
  4. Unlimited Email Correspondence
    You are welcome to email/text Derrek with any and all questions you have during the course of your mental training program.
  5. Custom Modules: Exercises 
    After each session, you will receive exercises specific to the topic discussed that day. You will be expected to practice and apply these strategies between our sessions in order to further your growth as a player.

Repeated Optimal Performance leads to excellence.


Contact Derrek to schedule a consult: Call 216.577.3637, send a text message or email

Who We've Worked With & Our Certifications


Individual Athletes


Years Experience in Sports Psychology

Emerald City Football Club
Seattle Sounders U-23 Premier Soccer Development League
Seattle Sounders Women's Soccer League
Seattle United
University of Washington Gymnastics
Western Washington University
Gonzaga University Soccer
DePaul University Blue Demons Soccer
Cleveland State
Cal State Fullerton
University of Idaho Vandals Varsity Soccer
Wright State Raiders
Campbell University Soccer
Tas Ski Team
Bellevue Badminton Club
Whatcom Community College Orcas
Messiah College Logo
The Lakeside School Soccer Club
Xavier Musketeers
Marysville Tomahawks
Marysville Getchell

Association for Applied Sport PsychologyNational Soccer Coaches Association of AmericaUnited States Soccer FederationMental Training for Soccer Certification