MA in Counseling Psychology – University of St. Thomas
BA in Psychology – University of Minnesota

Cathy Winter

President, Executive Coach

Cathy Winter is the President of Premier Sport Psychology. She is an experienced leadership expert that is passionate about helping individuals understand and fine tune their unique style in order to bring out the best performance in themselves and their teams.

Cathy brings to her clients the insights and learning from over 25 years of consulting and business management experience in sales, operations, and human resources for a number of corporate and sport organizations.  She has become widely recognized for her expertise in assessing and optimizing talent as well as transitioning leaders, athletes and coaches into new roles, teams and organizations.

Cathy has coached and developed leaders at all levels, from C-suite executives to front line leaders and individual contributors in Fortune 100, Fortune 500, and global organizations.  Having been both a business leader and full-spectrum talent consultant, she brings a unique perspective to her advising approach and combines practical business experience with expertise in coaching, facilitating, and assessment to drive team and organizational success.


Talent Development, Organizational Consulting, Leadership, Management Advising

Work Experience

Cathy frequently presents on pressing leadership topics and is known for the lively energy of her presentations and her engaging, thought-provoking approach across global audiences.  With an emphasis on the unique context and challenges each organization and its leaders face, she helps them recognize and act on opportunities to improve their influence, inspire their teams, and impact performance. Her client work at Premier involves both leadership development training and executive coaching for business and sport organizations, including the facilitation of leadership programming for the coaches and staff of the Minnesota Twins.

As President of Premier Sport Psychology, she oversees all day-to-day operations, from clinical training, procedures, and protocols, to marketing, branding, digital content, and general business operations.

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Postdoctoral Resident

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Vice President of Operations

Executive Director of Client Relations

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant, Leadership Coach

Project Specialist, Human Resources Coordinator

Project Specialist

Athletic Counselor, Mental Performance Consultant

Project Specialist

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Sport Psychologist, Assistant Training Director

Sport Psychologist, Executive Clinical Director

Sport Psychologist

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