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Meet Our Founder

Mike Keating, CEO and Founder


Mike Keating is the founder of Captain Elite® and creator and chief researcher on the latest skills development program, 10-Week High-Performance training, designed from an adaptation of Anders Ericsson’s deliberate practice techniques.

Mike shares his research & experiences from over 40 years in soccer, 30 years in global consulting, and 20 years as a parent of student-athletes to audiences from 50 to over 1000 players, parents, & coaches.

His areas of interest in research include:
  1. High-performance training techniques
  2. Habits players can use to master the ball on their own
  3. Increasing confidence, grit, creativity, and enjoyment in players
  4. Preparing players and families for the college recruiting process

If you are interested in having Mike share his research & stories with your organization for free, please contact us.

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