Patrick Cohn, Ph.D.
Mental Training and golf psychology expert Dr. Patrick Cohn is the president and founder of Peak Performance Sports, LLC in Orlando, Florida, where he provides mental toughness training to individual and team athletes. He earned a Ph.D. in Education specializing in Applied Sports Psychology from University of Virginia.
His peak performance programs help golfers, coaches, and even parents of aspiring athletes understand the mindset to perform consistently well on the golf course. Today, largely based on Dr. Cohn’s research and work with high level athletes, experts in the field of sports psychology consider him to be the leading authority on preshot routines and mental skills for entering the zone.
Dr. Cohn is also a mentor to many others in the field of mental game coaching and performance. As a mental toughness specialist, many recognized sports figures and teams have sought out Dr. Cohn’s expertise. He has consulted with high profile teams such as the Miami Dolphins, NASCAR winners, NHL Players, National Motocross Champions, as well as PGA Tour professional golfers such as Brian Watts and J. L. Lewis.
In addition to his work with athletes, Dr. Cohn has also worked with powerful corporations such as IBM, Canada and USA Today. Furthermore, he’s been a sports commentator on the Golf Channel and has been featured in trade publications such as Golf Magazine and Golf Digest. Most recently, he participated in USA Today’s “Soul of a Champion” series and developed the “Soul of a Champion Test.” He was also featured as the mental game expert on Versus network.
He’s also the author for: The Mental Game of Golf, Peak Performance Golf, Going Low, The Mental Art of Putting, The Golfer’s Mental Edge, and Breaking the Yips Cycle.
Jaclyn Ellis, M.S., MGCP
Jaclyn Ellis, M.S., MGCP, is a certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) with Peak Performance Sports. She is also completing the requirements to be a Certified Mental Performance Consultant through the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). She earned a Master’s degree from Illinois State University.
She has a background in competitive sports including soccer, volleyball, and tennis. She also performed in advanced show choirs for many years. Additionally, she was a competitive youth head soccer coach in Bloomington, IL.
She has provided mental performance coaching to golfers at the youth, high school, and collegiate levels. Her passion is working with athletes, coaches, and parents to enhance both performance and enjoyment of sport.
Georgia Miller, M.E., MGCP
Georgia Miller, M.E., MGCP, is a mental performance coach for Peak Performance Sports. She is a certified Mental Game Coaching Professional (MGCP) and is working towards becoming a Certified Mental Performance Consultant (CMPC) with AASP.
She has delivered mental performance programs for various teams at the high school and collegiate levels. These include football, basketball, waterpolo, volleyball, ice hockey, wrestling, and soccer. Additionally, she has provided one-on-one mental performance coaching for athletes in all sports, including golf
After playing collegiate volleyball and serving as a three year captain, she earned a master’s degree in Athletic Counseling from Springfield College. She is passionate about working with athletes, coaches, and teams. She applies a personalized approach to helping athletes develop the mental skills to enhance performance in sports.