The Mental Game Academy


Welcome to the Mental Game Academy at The 3ACE National Conference


This conference will feature a blend of workshops and discussions aimed at assisting high school staff, along with collegiate level colleagues, in the creation and enhancement of high impact programs for the student-athletes they serve. This event brings the high school, collegiate, and professional student-athlete/athlete development and academic support worlds together annually, for a one-of-a-kind gathering of industry professionals.

We are excited to introduce you to the Mental Game Academy (MGA), founded by Larissa Mills, a pioneer in cognitive behavioral sports training and performance enhancement. On July 28, join Larissa Mills as she presents:

How Phones and Social Media Impact Athletes’ Brains and Hockey IQ

This session will delve into the latest research on the effects of phones and social media on athletes’ cognitive functions and performance, specifically focusing on Hockey IQ. Discover strategies to mitigate these impacts and help your athletes achieve peak mental performance.

Why Choose Mental Game Academy?

Expert-Led Programs

Benefit from the expertise of Larissa Mills, a Cognitive Behavioural Sports Specialist, and her team.

Comprehensive Training Courses

Explore courses like Cognitive Behavioural Performance Training and the Mental Performance Training Certificate, designed to equip coaches with advanced mental skills, resilience-building techniques, and strategies for promoting healthy phone habits.

Holistic Approach

MGA’s curriculum addresses emotional intelligence, leadership, effective communication, and social media mitigation, ensuring a well-rounded approach to athlete development.

Business Support

For certified coaches, MGA offers support in setting up your own business, including a 6-week launch plan to kickstart your coaching career.

Special Offer for Athlife Attendees

As a valued attendee at the 2ACE National Conference, we invite you to explore our courses and programs:

  • Cognitive Behavioural Performance Training: An 8-week virtual course focused on enhancing cognitive resilience, leadership, and communication skills.
  • Mental Performance Training Certificate: A 10-week program that covers mental game strategies, emotional intelligence, self-talk, and resilience, with business setup support included.

Visit our website to learn more about how MGA can transform your coaching approach and elevate your athletes’ performance. Join the MGA community and become part of a global network dedicated to mental excellence in sports.

Thank you for joining us at the 3ACE National Conference. We look forward to helping you and your athletes achieve greatness both on and off the field.


Use the coupon code Athlife500 to receive a $500 discount on our programs.

Programs offered to The 3ACE National Conference

Join us on a journey to unlock your true potential as an athlete. At our Mental Game Academy, we offer a comprehensive program designed to enhance your mental skills and empower you to thrive in the competitive world of sports.


Assessment and Growth

Resilience in 4 STEPS

Emotional Intelligence in 5 Steps

Master Phone Habits and Social Media Mitigation

In only 8 weeks, athletes will be feeling stronger and reach their optimum performance.  This is a 1:1 program and is taught virtually or in person. 

Implement new  protocols and procedures to raise the standards on your team and for your athletes to win.

At the Mental Game Academy, we’ve witnessed the transformation of athletes into champions, and now we’re ready to empower coaches to be the guiding force behind their success. Join us on this transformative journey, and together we’ll redefine what it means to be a coach who unlocks the true potential of their athletes.


Elevate Mental Performance

Combat Phone Addiction

Promote Mental Well-Being

Empower Your Athletes

Foster a Winning Culture

Personalized Coaching

Are you ready to take the first step towards becoming an extraordinary coach?   Discover how the Mental Game Academy can equip you with the tools to inspire greatness in both yourself and your athletes. Your coaching legacy begins here. 

Attend the presentation online

We look forward to seeing you on July 28th, 2024 at 8PM EST.  Complete the enrollment form to receive the link.