Brenley Shapiro


Brenley Shapiro lives by her philosophy of embracing challenges and pushing boundaries to achieve one’s highest potential. As a Toronto based Sport Psychology & Performance Consultant, Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, and Certified Sports Vision Trainer, Shapiro has become the first female Mental Performance Consultant for the Arizona Coyotes in the NHL, as well as the OHL for the Peteborough Petes. Most recently, she has signed on with the Chinese National Hockey Team Program as the Mental Performance Coach for the Beijing 2022 Olympics.  Her passion for motivating audiences to reach their fullest potential has received praise from corporations, sports organizations and schools across International landscapes.  Brenley’s rare and unique skill set blended together covers all aspects of the ‘mental game’, and fundamentally guides athletes and clients to master their mind for ultimate performance enhancement.

Brenley has been in practice for over 20 years working with athletes, teams, individuals, and organizations, and is the founder of Heads Up High Performance. Brenley has extensive experience and a specialized focus in work with hockey teams and players internationally and at every level from minor hockey, through to the OHL, WHL, KHL, AHL & NHL. Brenley has also been involved in the OHL Combine, U15 Program of Excellence with the Ontario Hockey Federation, and sits on the expert panel for the Coaches Association of Ontario. She is a published author, an Ambassador with Lululemon, and a powerful keynote speaker

With an exceptional ability to teach, motivate, inspire, and connect with all those she works with, Brenley has dedicated her life’s work to helping people push the boundaries of achievement and facilitate a pathway towards success. Her transformative program and style, along with her vast degree of knowledge and training spanning every aspect of the mental game is what separates her from the rest. Provoking excitement, engagement and the transformation of the power of the mind, Brenley is able to foster a true culture of excellence within those she works with.