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Steve Sallis: Mindset coaching in the sports industry

Steve Sallis, founder of, has become an industry leader in the field of mindset coaching in sport.

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Steve's first introduction into the world of sport came as an academy player for Brighton & Hove Albion, which when ended, led to a career in education that has seen him become one of face-off mindset coaching in football.

Sallis now works with the England football's under-15 national team and is supporting 20 Premier League and football league players with mental conditioning support, alongside delivering leadership seminars on the UEFA Pro and A' license for the Scottish Football Association.

His book, 'Educating Football', has garnered acclaim from those within the industry, including the likes of Harry Redknapp and Alex Scott.

"Your book is so interesting. I love all that way of thinking. If only more could adapt to expand the way they educate or coach," said Scott.

He was short-listed for "The National Teacher of the Year" award in 2008, whilst a vice-principal. Steve worked in four large inner London Secondary Schools with responsibility for whole school Teaching and Learning which involved coaching and mentoring colleagues and adding value to teaching pedagogy across several academic faculties.

Sallis can be seen on the infamous 'Sunderland 'Till I Die' documentary, where he was seen supporting world class athletes in need of cognitive and technical performance support.

Having worked in a number of roles previously, including as a academy management and head of education and player welfare at Millwall FC, Sallis has gone on to found, whose mission is to work with athletes, sports teams, educationalists, schools and businesses to create sustained solutions in the work place, whether that include 1 to 1 coaching, mentoring or larger group interventions with a theory and practical based approach.

Sallis and the team at have trained and supported individuals and teams to excel, achieve and aspire in every facet of their roles through: mindset and leadership training, self-awareness development, mentoring & coaching, life coaching and group dynamics intervention.

Author: Jake Wilkin