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Cohesion & Culture

Leveraging behaviour for stronger, more self-aware teams.

Monique Kavelaars

Former Olympian, High Performance Coach, Team Health Facilitator, and Program Lead

Monique, a former Olympian and top team advisor, has been working to create cultural shifts in pursuit of high performance for over 15 years. Building on her experience as an Olympian, her motivating energy accompanied by her expertise in facing challenges, problem solving and collaborative decision making, Monique enables teams to reach attainable goals under her proven practices.

Monique Kavelaars

Relationships & Trust

Focused on teams looking for greater success, Monique creates a deeper understanding of what success looks like under a collaborative, integrated team unit.

Monique’s coaching programs are designed to build trusting relationships between team members and an environment where individuals feel comfortable to challenge new solutions and make better decisions that benefit the organization’s vision.

Make your team exceptional.

Acclaimed Skills

  • Team Trust & Cohesion 95% 95%
  • Culture Change Impact 95% 95%
  • Problem Solving / Decision Making 90% 90%
  • Inspiring & Motivating Others 90% 90%


Olympics Games, Athens

Participated in the Olympics Games as an individual and team event in Fencing Women’s Épée. Monique’s team placed 4th, and 31st as an individual contender.

Pan American Games – Winnipeg

Participated in Fencing, Women’s Épée and received a Silver Medal in the team event.

Toronto 2008 Olympic Bid

As Athlete Ambassador, Monique attended International IOC Sanctioned events to market, lobby and represent Toronto’s Olympic Bid at the Sydney Olympics 2000, Moscow IOC 2000 Selection.

Children with Cancer Fund Sweden

1 of 40 cyclists who biked 1200km from Gothenburg Sweden to Paris, France to raise Funds and awareness for ‘Children with Cancer Fund’ with Team Rynkeby in Sweden.

Team Health & Performance

As an athlete and then high-performance coordinator in combination for 15 years, Monique has taken her experience consulting teams on their performance, finding better results together, focused on collaborative teams’ outcomes.

Athlete Mentor, Tokyo Olympic Games

Monique will be working with the Canadian Olympic Committee as the ‘Athlete Mentor’ for Canadian athletes during their 2021 Olympic games in Tokyo.

Better Health. Better Life. Better Business.™


Providing Training & Structure for
Wealth Advisors, Teams and Organizations

Words to Live By

“If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there.”

Randy Bachman, Canadian Musician

“You cannot change what we are not aware of, and once we are aware, we cannot help but change.”

Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook COO

“Like any flight, focused on making its destination, you have to expect some challenges, headwinds and tailwinds. It’s all a part of trying to get somewhere. The route may be bumpy but how we adapt has a huge impact on getting there.”

Monique Kavelaars

“You can’t walk into the forest for 10 miles and expect to get out in 5… You need to do the work.”

Monique Kavelaars