All-Sport Program

Sports Mental Toughness Training

Mental Toughness Training for Athletes


Athletes of all levels and sports are already aware of the mental game — actively or casually. For these same athletes, what’s often lacking is the understanding of how much their mental toughness affects their performance, as well as how to address and improve it.

In this program, our goal is to take your mental game to the next level. You’ll learn the sports mental toughness techniques and strategies used by college and pro-athletes across a variety of sports. Regardless of age or skill-level, our training is for anyone who is looking for opportunities to improve their mental toughness — be it for recreational, personal, or elite performance goals.

Learn how top athletes approach high pressure moments, and how to apply their processes to your game.

Master visualization strategies, how to maximize your strengths, and minimize anxiety.

Receive a customize mental game plan based on your sport, 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 game to new levels.

  1. Intake Assessment
    Take a proprietary mental skills assessment tool (The 9 Mental Skills of Successful Athletes) to identify what mental game barriers are hurting your performance as well as to correctly identify your strengths.
  2. Personalized Mental Game Plan
    We will create a personalized game plan based on your specific challenges and goals as an athlete. 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 competitions. You will work directly with Derrek and learn how to improve your mental toughness and performance.
  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 athlete.

What clients have to say about training with Thrive.


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

Collegiate Games Coached

Years Experience in Sports Psychology

Messiah College Logo
Emerald City Football Club
The Lakeside School Soccer Club
Campbell University Soccer
Valparaiso Women's Soccer
DePaul University Blue Demons Soccer
Gonzaga University Soccer
University of Idaho Vandals Varsity Soccer
Seattle Sounders Women's Soccer League
Seattle Sounders U-23 Premier Soccer Development League
University of Washington Gymnastics

Association for Applied Sport PsychologyNational Soccer Coaches Association of AmericaUnited States Soccer FederationSports Mental Toughness Training Certification