John Novak



Mind Coach, Life Coach, Performance Coach. Business Coach. Motivation Speaker.


  • Bachelor of Arts 1982 (University of New South Wales)

  • Masters Degree 1987 (George Washington University, USA)

  • Bachelor of Law 1989 (Sydney University)

  • Practical Legal Training (PLT) 2002 (University Technology Sydney) Admitted as a Legal Practitioner of the NSW Supreme Court in 2005.

  • Diploma of Health Counselling 2009 (Medical Register of Australia).


  • 30 years experience with State, National, World Championship, Olympic, PGA, LPGA, Commonwealth Games elite athletes in 36 different sports.


  • Mind Coach for two NRL teams in 3 Grand Finals: 2011 Manly Sea Eagles, Premiers; 2012 Minor Premiers Canterbury Bulldogs 2012 & 2014 NRL Grand Finals.

  • First Full-time Mind Coach of any professional sports team in Australia.


  • Learning

  • Sharing the Boomerang Effect Performance and Resilience Program

  • Helping aspiring athletes reach their full potential.

  • Raising my children and being a dad.

  • Leading from the front with a smile!