About us

Quick Facts

  • Founded in 2013; located in Milwaukee, WI
  • Owned by Mental Coach, Dr. Rainer J. Meisterjahn
  • Consult with competitive players, coaches, teams and organizations in person and via Skype/phone
  • Provide mental training, education and evaluation services to enhance on and off-court performance
  • Offer career advancement/development services (e.g. for coaches looking for their next job)
  • Work with clients from the youth to the international pro and NBA levels
  • Do NOT provide clinical counseling services (but can assist with referrals)

 

Core Beliefs

  1. RELATE BEFORE YOU EDUCATE: We build a relationship with our clients to lay a foundation for trust first before we teach and implement approaches and skills
  2. RELINQUISH CONTROL TO EMPOWER: We give our clients control to think independently and realize their personal and performance potential
  3. PURPOSE FUELS PERFORMANCE: We help our clients connect with their purpose to free them to perform with mindfulness and motivation
  4. UNIQUE RESULTS REQUIRE UNIQUE PREPARATION: We challenge our clients to stand out both through uncommon performance and presentation
  5. BALANCE THE EXTREMES: We move our clients toward peak performance by emphasizing full engagement in personal and professional pursuits

About the owner

Dr. Rainer J. Meisterjahnrainerheadshot

  • Has been providing mental training services since 2005
  • Has worked with numerous players and coaches at all levels including NCAA D-I, FIBA and the NBA
  • Served as a consultant to the Milwaukee Bucks organization during the 2013 NBA Pre-Draft, conducting player interviews and assessments and providing feedback to the front office
  • Accumulated extensive direct basketball experience as a former US college (NAIA) and international club team player, international youth coach, on-court skills trainer and writer (e.g. for Vantage Sports)
  • Gained extensive knowledge about the game in direct conversation with NBA players (e.g. former All-Stars
    Jermaine O’Neal and Dale Ellis), coaches (e.g. Adrian Griffin, Orlando Magic; Bob MacKinnon, D-League), front office personnel (e.g. John Hammond, General Manager, Milwaukee Bucks; Jeff Weltman, Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations, Toronto Raptors); sport psychology consultants (e.g. Dr. Keith Henschen, Utah Jazz; Dr. Jack Lesyk, Cleveland Cavaliers) and many others
  • Ph.D. in Kinesiology with Specialization in Sport Psychology & Motor Behavior, University of Tennessee, 2011
  • M.S. in Counseling Psychology, Frostburg State University, 2008
  • B.A. in Behavioral Sciences with Concentration in Psychology & Minor in Coaching, University of Maine at Machias, 2004
  • Certified Consultant, Association for Applied Sport Psychology
  • Presented at numerous conferences, camps and clinics
  • Grew up in Germany and is fluent in English and German
  • Resides in Milwaukee, WI