About Mim Haigh

Mim Haigh is the Sports Writer for Athlete Assessments

Inspirational Teaching Turnaround in Kinesiology and Sport Management

How DISC helped Dr Laci McRee engage students, change her teaching delivery and live Servant Leadership  By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments In this inspiring and motivational interview, we find out exactly why and how Dr LaciMcRee, Associate Professor of Kinesiology at East Texas Baptist University changed her style of teaching delivery, increasing student engagement which [...]

Coaching Insights to Develop a Competitive Advantage

Adam Haniver, The Boxing Coaches’ Podcast talks DISC, self-awareness, and developing a competitive advantage with Bo Hanson By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Got a spare couple of minutes on the way to training or the weekend match? Catch the conversation between Bo Hanson and Adam Haniver on The Boxing Coaches’ Podcast. What really makes [...]

Marquette Makes Leaders

Leadership is not a role it’s an attitude; a state of mind, a way of behaving that inspires people around you to follow, hold similar beliefs, live similar values and work towards common goals.  By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Marquette University’s mission and values is to develop students as leaders. Located in [...]

6 Reasons to Rethink 360 Observer Feedback Opportunities

360 Observer Feedback is a way to improve performance, create accountability and provide development opportunities By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments The best teams take time to reward what’s going well, review what needs to be improved upon, and set plans to achieve future success. The same is true for individuals. How do they do [...]

Prodigious Contribution to Coaching

Dr Charles “Hal” Wilson on the Waters College of Health Professions Award for Service, why he uses CoachDISC and his contribution to coach education By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments When Georgia Southern University formally acknowledged Hal Wilson’s prodigious contribution to coaching and the community with the Waters College of Health Professions Award for Service, [...]

Exceptional Outcomes, Unexpected Approach

Stewart Briggs, Performance Coach on innovation, culture, work ethic, coach development and CoachDISC By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Extraordinary vertical jump heights, split-second qualifying times, personal bests; these are the statistics flying around the floor at Acceleration - the high-performance development centres, owned and founded by Stewart Briggs, located in Queensland, Australia. [...]

By |Coach Development|

Extended Q&A with Kyle McDonald

Our Extended Q&A Interview With Kyle McDonald Mental Performance Consultant at Competitive Will Performance Consulting By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments When we interviewed Kyle McDonald for our recent article “Ensuring Your Game Preparation is Complete” there were just too many valuable insights for only one article. To overcome this, we’re sharing the [...]

By |Sport Psychology|

Ensuring Your Game Preparation is Complete

Valuable insights from Mental Performance Consultant, Kyle McDonald on stress and pressure resilience and its impact on elite performance By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Why would you leave a gap in your game preparation, asks Kyle McDonald, Mental Performance Consultant. He questions why some athletes and coaches have a plan for physical [...]

By |Sport Psychology|

Combatting Athlete Isolation

Recent research reports loneliness is on the rise in Gen Y and Z; strategies to build belonging in sports programs By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Powerful new research published recently reports that super-connected Gen Y and Z are lacking critical real-world interaction, making them the loneliest generations ever. The report emphasizes the [...]

By |Sport Psychology|

How Skills from Sport Transfer to the Workplace

Why student-athletes shine in the workplace; teamwork, communication and leadership By Mim Haigh, Sports Writer – Athlete Assessments Every year thousands of students graduate college, but we’d argue, they don’t all graduate with as many employable skills as student-athletes. The National Center for Education statistics records that in 2018, some 2.9 million students graduated college [...]

By |Leadership in Sport|