SPECIALIST IN TEAM DYNAMICS AND LEADERSHIP
Cognite was founded by Tom Young, a Performance Psychologist (C.Psychol, HCPC) specialising in team dynamics and leadership. His academic study began at Lancaster University and continued at Liverpool John Moores University where he graduated from their globally recognised MSc programme in Sport Psychology.
Tom’s academic research interests have focused on the leadership practices of a number of high-profile coaches from a range of elite sports around the world, including rugby union, rugby league, cycling, football, cricket and American football, with contributors coming from South Africa, England, Spain, Australia, and the USA. To read more about this project, click here.
THE HIGHEST LEVEL OF PROFESSIONAL SPORT
Tom has worked with teams and individuals at the highest level of professional sport, providing psychological support to organisations and individuals from the world of rugby union, football, boxing, rallying, track and field, and golf.
Most recently he has been part of the coaching team to European Tour and Ryder Cup golfer Tommy Fleetwood and worked as a consultant to both the Belgian national team ahead of the World Cup in Russia, and the victorious European Ryder Cup team in Paris 2018.
COGNITE PROJECTS AND PARTNERSHIPS
Our approach is grounded in the latest research from performance psychology, neuroscience and organisational excellence. Our own research, examining leadership in elite sport gives us a unique insight into what it takes to truly drive high performance.
Led by chartered psychologists, we combine a robust academic background with the real life experience of applying these principles across a number of sectors, including business, sport and education.
From keynotes and workshops to online learning, personal coaching and long term projects, we work with you to create sustainable development for your people with their specific needs in mind.