2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Developing Character in High Performers

Sunday, March 15
11:00AM - 12:00PM

Four Seasons
Ballroom AB
98 San Jacinto Blvd

Hear from experts in performance psychology as to what are the attributes of high performers and whether/how these attributes can be developed. You will also hear from ‘coaches’ on the front lines of developing high performers – be it on the playing field or the battle field. Questions for discussion include: Is a high performer born or made? What role does character play in performance? How do you develop character? Is there a difference with coaching generation iY? What role do parents play in shaping leaders?


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Angus Mugford

Dir/ IMG Institute

IMG Academy

Dr. Mugford joined IMG Academy in 2004 and helped develop the institution’s world-renowned athletic and personal development program which focuses on developing the high-performance mindset among y...

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Ashley Merryman

Author & Journalist

Journalist and author of two New York Times Best Sellers – NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children and Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing. Together with co-author Po Bronson, Merryman use...

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Gary Denham

Dir of Instructor Dev

Naval Special Warfare

A retired US Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer of 21 years, Gary Denham now serves as the Director of Instructor Development for Naval Special Warfare (NSW). He oversees the initial instruction, qualif...

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Kim Berard-Ulrich

Dir of Communications

IMG Academy


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