BA HMS (UP); BSocSci Hons Psych (UP); MA Couns Psych (UP) (Cum Laude)
Shaun received his Master’s degree in Counselling Psychology from the University of Pretoria, with a specialisation in Sport Psychology. He also received an Honours degree in Psychology and a BA degree in Human Movement Science. Shaun’s thesis was titled “Adolescents’ stories on their scholar-athlete experiences in a high-performance context in South Africa”.
Shaun is an avid sports lover, with special interests in rugby, cricket and golf. He began his journey as a rugby coach, coaching at a top boy’s rugby school for 8 years and he has also played rugby at a Senior National level.
Shaun’s passion lies in understanding group dynamics, and the effects they have on performance, whilst combining mental processes and mental skills training to enhance performance.
Since joining BVP, Shaun has worked with various institutions such as: GolfRSA; TuksGolf Academies; the High Performance Centre (hpc) at the University of Pretoria; African Turf Academy (ATA) at Silver Lakes; The Golf Management Campus at Zwartkops (GMC); ETA College in Pretoria; Pretoria Boys High 1st XV rugby and 1st VII water polo teams as well as the Sunshine Tour Gary Player Class.
Shaun has always lived his life according to the following motto:
"The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention" and he strives to do so in all his professional interactions.