Dr. Mustafa Sarkar
Dr Mustafa Sarkar is an Associate Professor of Sport and Performance Psychology at Nottingham Trent University.
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"The goal: Lifting women's football to a higher level"
In her career, Leonne Stentler played football for ADO Den Haag and Ajax. After her football career, she started three companies with the same goal: to lift women's football to a higher level. Leonne is also an analyst for the highest football division for men in 'Eredivisie on Friday', and for the women’s highest division for ESPN. In addition, Leonne started a clothing line for female players, a sports consultancy and a podcast. Lastly, Leonne has developed herself as a mental coach in sports.
"has always been interested in the psychological aspect of football”
Gianni Zuiverloon is a professional football player at ADO Den Haag. The 34-year-old defender played for Feyenoord Rotterdam, SC Heerenveen and the highest divisions in England and Spain. From 2018 to 2020 Zuiverloon played for Dehli Dynamons and Kerela Blasters in India. During Gianni’s career he has always been interested in the psychological aspect of football. This interest has led Gianni to become a performance psychologist.
"A specialist in the mindset of professional football players”
Currently Iddo Roscher is the head of Development & Performance at the FC Twente/ Heracles Almelo Academy. Before he started at that Academy, Iddo worked at the Dutch football association (KNVB) and the academy of N.E.C. Nijmegen. In addition to mentoring coaches, he is a specialist in the mindset of professional football players. Iddo designed a program for football players with the aim of increasing resilience and personal responsibility.