John Haime

President, John Haime Performance

John Haime is a human performance coach who prepares performers to be their very best by helping them tap into the elusive 10% of their abilities that will elevate them to the top. This is something that anyone with a target craves and John Haime knows how to get performers there. John builds confidence – skilfully closing the gap in sport and corporate performance from where a performer or team currently is…to where they want to go.

Some of the best performers in the world trust John and his team. They choose John because he doesn’t just talk and theorize about the world of high performance – he has lived it and lives in it every day. He is a former tournament professional golfer with professional wins. He has two acclaimed books (You are a Contender! and Ride Big) that are widely read by world-class athletes, coaches and business performers. He has worked around the globe for some of the world’s leading companies. Athlete clients include performers who regularly rank in the World Top 50 in their respective sports. John has the rare ability to work as seamlessly in the world of professional/high level sports as he does in the world of corporate business/leadership. Clients all agree that John Haime and the John Haime Performance team care about them as a performer and a person.

Working with individuals or teams, John takes clients inside his world of high performance and provides insights and long-term solutions to help them build on core capabilities. He shares the fundamentals and a defined, proven, step by step process that he uses with the world’s best. The process features key elements from performance psychology, emotional intelligence, neuroscience, business planning, sport psychology, executive coaching and communication. Clients learn what separates the average from the elite and how individuals and teams can build confidence and high performance competencies to maximize abilities.

John is passionate about helping others prepare, think and perform like a world-class athlete or elite business performer. He coaches clients on how to tap into the 10% that makes 90% of the difference in daily performance.

Along with a variety of professional accreditations, John has been mentored by some of the top industry practitioners in high human performance and leadership. He is a life-long learner believing that what worked yesterday is often outdated today. He has researched, studied, investigated and used trial and error to help people perform at extraordinary levels. His only benchmark is measurable, sustainable results for John Haime Performance valued clients.

He is a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN USA.

The John Haime Performance team, partners and clients are located around the globe.

John lives in Ottawa – Canada’s Capital – with his wife and son.



Former Pro Athlete

Tournament professional golfer with professional wins.


Breakthrough Results

Generated breakthrough results for clients in major professional sports leagues (NFL, NHL, NBA, MLS) and a variety of sports including golf, tennis, equestrian, squash and others.


Trusted in Corporate Business

Corporate clients have included: Cisco Systems, Bell Canada, General Electric, KPMG, Capital One, RBC, PSS World Medical, The Hay Group, Microsoft, GlaxoSmithKline and YPO.


Industry Leader

Chosen by a number of leading organizations as the program developer for their mindset modules. The most recent is for the Asian Institute of Sport – Asia’s leading elite athlete development organization.



John started and leads the “Serge Giroux Golf Dream” Foundation sending children with life-threatening illnesses and their families on dream trips of a lifetime. Since 2000, John and the foundation have raised in excess of $1 million and sent 42 families to experience the dream.

Our clients’ words…

“Incredible two days with John & team. Thank-you for challenging & inspiring our people.”

US Financial Company
Director of Sales

Connect for a 15-minute consultation with John Haime Performance to learn how the Be World-Class program will elevate your performance.