Leadership & Management​

How to Perform Like an Athlete with Coach & CEO, Riley Jensen

Join us for an interactive discussion with Riley Jensen, Founder of RJ Performance Group and Lead Mental Performance Coach.

Panelist & Guest Speakers
Panelist & Guest Speakers

July 16, 2021


1 hour

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How to Perform Like an Athlete with Coach & CEO, Riley Jensen


Great teams and organizations understand that their work is never finished. They also understand that the legacy and the success of a team are based on consistent results year after year after year. Successful teams are increasingly aware that they must improve, over time, both physically and mentally. During this session, Riley will share actionable tips and his approach is to help you and your team develop “neck up” exercises that are often overlooked in both the team and corporate atmosphere. He will share proven methods to help you develop a growth mindset, progress, and refocus the mindset in order to succeed day in and day out.

What you can expect to learn and gain from this session:

  • Developing healthy expectations
  • Identifying and applying championship habits
  • Building and Developing Leadership
  • Eliminating external distractions
  • Sleep and nutritional strategies
  • Managing and developing growth
  • Balance
  • Embracing all events

Who this session is for:

Anyone looking for tools to apply a growth mindset and ‘think like an athlete’ to perform better and feel confident at work, life, and play!

About RJ Performance Group:

RJ Performance Group is a Mental Performance Company committed to helping you reach your potential on the field, in class, at work, and in life.

About Riley:

Riley Jensen is currently the lead Mental Performance Coach for Real Salt Lake and the Real Monarchs. He is the director for Sport and Performance Psychology for Team X Alpine Ski Team. And he is also the Mental Performance Coach for Utah State University Athletics as well as Weber State University Athletics. He has been involved with USA Archery (Para), Westminster College Basketball, Westminster College Volleyball, Rowmark Ski Academy, and Peak Ski Academy. Riley tutors various individual athletes from the pro, collegiate, and high school ranks. Riley works with corporate athletes from the Utah Jazz ticket sales and sponsorship team, BSN Sports, Boston Scientific, Interior Worx, Michelin, Wise Company, Fusion Imaging, and Clyde Companies.

Riley has a unique enthusiasm and ability to teach the concepts of resilience, confidence, positivity, grit, and personal mastery. He is available to athletes at all levels, all sports, for coaches, organizations, and businesses. From the team room to the board room, he is perfect for motivational seminars designed to help individuals, teams, and businesses reach their maximum potential.

Riley has been playing or coaching high school and collegiate football for more than 27 years. Over the past (9) years he has been part owner and co-founder of the Mountain West Elite sports camps which operate in several states.

Riley started as a quarterback at an NCAA D1 school (USU), was named 1st team junior college All-American QB (Snow College, where he was named to the Snow College Football Hall of Fame in 2017), coached football at a Division 1 program (NC State), and has coached several successful Salt Lake City area high school teams (Cottonwood, Olympus, Alta).

Riley earned a B.A. from Utah State University and completed his MS in Sport and Performance Psychology at the University of Utah. He also interned with the University of Utah’s football and tennis teams.

Riley currently lives in Salt Lake City, Utah. When Riley is not working, he enjoys hiking and time spent his wife Georgann, and their three children Alexis (8), Jack (6), and Karissa (1).

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