Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D.

Convergence Keynote

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D.

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D. is a keynote speaker and a Certified Mental Performance Coach for leaders, professional athletes, and championship teams around the nation. Her clients range from Verizon Wireless, Target, Mayo Clinic Health System to the Minnesota Vikings. For the last four years, Cindra has worked with the Minnesota Vikings where she works with the players one-on-one to train their mind for peak performance.

Her work has appeared in New York Times, ESPN the Magazine, The Huffington Post, and USA Today. She is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast available on ITunes and Stitcher Radio, and is a board member of the Minnesota Chapter of the National Speakers Association.

Based on nearly 20 years of research and coaching, she speaks on how to gain a high performance edge while providing practical strategies that work. Kamphoff is also the founder and director at the Center for Sport & Performance Psychology and professor at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

She has a Ph.D. in performance psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and a BA in Psychology from the University of Northern Iowa where she competed in track and cross country. She is now an avid marathoner who has competed in 15 marathons including 5 Boston Marathons.

On a personal note, Cindra and her husband have two boys, Carter and Blake, and live in Mankato. You can read more about Cindra’s speaking programs and coaching at

Learn more about Dr. Kamphoff’s presentation at CONVERGENCE Summit: Beyond Grit: Powerful Practices to Gain the High-Performing Edge