tim-goodenough Tim Goodenough, along with Michael Cooper are the best-selling co-authors of “In the zone.” Tim is one of a only a dozen coaches world wide to hold the Professional Certified Meta Coach (PCMC) qualification as well as the ACMC coaching accreditation. He also holds a trainers qualification in both NLP and Neuro-Semantics. Tim is a member of the Neuro-Semantic Global Leadership team, leading over 1400 Meta-Coaches and 300 NLP and NS Trainers in more than 35 countries. He was the full time Mental Coach for the Sharks in the 2008 Super 14 competition. Before that he worked at Standard Bank as the Senior Manager for Talent Support in Personal and Business Banking and was part of the Leadership Development, Coaching & Mentoring Unit. Tim looked after Executive Coaching and Mentoring for Personal and Business Banking, as well as designing coaching and mentoring workshops, facilitating coaching and mentoring workshops and training and assessing external facilitators. Tim sat on the Standard Bank coaching accreditation panel. Tim specializes in working with Elite Athletes and is currently the resident Mental Toughness Coach for the Investec international rugby academy which is lead by Dick Muir locally and Murray Mexted internationally. Both Tim and Mike are High Performance consultants for SA Cricket.
Michael Cooper is on the cutting edge of coaching in South Africa. He is a Certified Meta-Coach (ACMC) and is the South African regional director of the MCF (Meta-Coach Foundation). His background is diverse including IT Systems, Project Management and training. After working for a large Corporates for a number of years he has worked as a consultant, trainer and coach. He is also a very experienced and entertaining speaker. His coaching clients include CEO´s, Directors and managers from major companies in South Africa. He has also spent the last two years researching with his business partner Tim Goodenough the mental side of sports in South Africa. They have interviewed numerous of South Africa´s past and current sporting heroes. From these interviews they have built a coaching model for all elite athletes.