Mental Performance Consultant intern
Carol Huynh has years of experience as a high-performance athlete. She was an 11x Canadian Champion, 4x World medalist, 2x Pan-American Games Champion, Commonwealth Games Champion, and 2x Olympic medalist.
Her Olympic journey spanned 4 Olympic Games, all with quite different roles and experiences.
- Carol was the alternate for the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens where she supported her teammate towards her Olympic dream.
- She competed at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games where she won the first Gold medal of the Games for Canada and the first Gold Medal for a Canadian woman in the sport of wrestling.
- In 2012, Carol competed at the London Olympic Games with a bronze medal finish.
- In 2016, Carol was the assistant Chef de Mission for the Canadian Olympic team. In this role, she represented and supported the incredible team of athletes, coaches, support staff, and volunteers that make such a huge endeavor, a success.
Since her retirement from competition, Carol has been coaching in the sport of wrestling. She coached the Dino’s Wrestling Club out of the University of Calgary supporting junior, varsity, and senior athletes. She is currently employed by Wrestling Canada Lutte as the Next Gen West Coach.
Carol’s passion is to share not only her technical and tactical knowledge, but her knowledge and experience with mental performance.