Ellen Schouppe

graduated as Work and Organization psychologist, did the successful transition to the elite sport world after more than 10 years of talent development within the HR business world. As a Sports Psychologist she has provided her expertise to various national teams over the past ten years, including the Belgian Cats (basketball), the Red Panthers (hockey) and the Belgian Cheetahs (4x 400m relay team). In addition, she coaches top teams in clubs such as the A-team of the football club RSC Anderlecht and the basketball club Belfius-Mons Hainaut.

Ellen’s bucketlist:

  • Be an excellent people manager
  • Write a good book
  • Coach at the Olympics
  • Live in a sunny country for some years
  • Go on a holiday to Hawaii


Tara Kuklis

is almost graduated as a Work and Organization psychologist. During her study she already took her first steps in the elite sports world. She provides her expertise to the first women’s team and youth teams of OHL.

During one of the Smart Mind trainings, Ellen noticed her and this was the beginning of their collaboration.

Tara’s bucketlist:

  • Obtain her psychology degree
  • Become a sport psychologist
  • Finish ‘Dodentocht Bornem’
  • Go on a holiday to Japan
  • Write a good book
  • Work with a national team