About Mim Haigh

Mim Haigh is the Sports Writer for Athlete Assessments

Why Women Coaches Matter

The importance of the international movement to establish Women Coaches Academies
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

The statistics for women in sport are overwhelming. Within the Australian national team, the women’s medal count on an Olympic level eclipses the men. Public support for women’s competition and sporting events is exploding, but the number of […]

By |Coach Development|

Women Coaches Academy Launches Master-Class

Report reveals the efficacy of Women Coaches Academies as it launches Academy 2.0 for returning graduates at the NCAA Women Coaches Academy, November 29- December 2, 2017 in Denver, Colorado.
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

The first cohort of ten women Coaches, graduates of the NCAA Women Coaches Academies, are set to submerge themselves in […]

The Ultimate Equalizer in Sport

Is the obsession with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities a misguided focus, even a missed opportunity?
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

Visit the Athletic Departments of any of the Power 5 Universities in the US, the European Football Clubs or even some of the most prestigious private high schools in Australia and you could easily […]

By |Sport Psychology|

Cutting Through the Confusion Encompassing Mental Toughness

What do the terms mean and how are they different: grit, resilience, mental toughness, mental skills and mind strength?
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

You’re not alone if you’re confused about the various terms used to describe mental toughness, from grit, sport psychology and mental skills to resilience, there are numerous ways to describe […]

By |Sport Psychology|

Adelphi’s Sport Management Program: Small Classes In A Big City

Adelphi University is committed to student success, how does that translate into their sport management program?
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

New York is the headquarters for all four major sports leagues and home to celebrated NFL teams the Giants and Jets, historic baseball teams the Yankees and the Mets, basketball’s Knicks, Nets and […]

Forum For Sports Thought in Sport Psychology

Athlete Assessments Exhibit At 2017 AASP Conference In Florida, October 18 – 21, 2017.
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

Amidst the intersection of ideas at the Annual Conference of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP), Athlete Assessments will be hosting an exhibit to promote its DISC Profiles for sport, Consultant Program and the […]

Culture Inside Women Coaches Academy The Same Worldwide – Japan, 2017

Women Coaches Supporting Women Coaches
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

When Liz Hanson, Client Director for Athlete Assessments, presented to the 2017 Japanese Women Coaches Academy, technically, it was educational; how to make the most of using their CoachDISC Profile for improved results with their coaching, but in reality it was about so much […]

Athlete Assessments Team Day: We Walk Our Talk

After 10 Years We Still Focus On The Fundamentals
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

Athlete Assessments’ Senior Coaching Consultant, Bo Hanson, walks his talk at the organization’s Team Day. In this article we give you exclusive access to our Team Day, a day we set aside to review our internal scoreboard, establish goals for […]

Evolution Equates to Success in Sport Coaching!

Valuable Insights into Successful Coach Development with Tom Kyle, Coach Development Manager for Basketball Queensland
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

A Coach’s role is always evolving. Something Tom Kyle, Coach Development Manager for Basketball Queensland understands and loves about his job.

His role with Basketball Queensland means he’s responsible for developing some 2,000 Coaches at a club, association […]

Sports Consultant’s “All In” Attitude Accelerates Personal Growth

Spotlight on Becky Ahlgren Bedics: Personal development crucial for sporting success
By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments

An “all in” attitude sees Sport Psychology Consultant Becky Ahlgren Bedics use every piece of herself to ensure her athletes, Coaches and athletic administrators are the very best they can be. In this article we put the spotlight […]