Michael Kostka was cut from his AAA team and was not drafted to the OHL nor NHL, but he persevered and he finally cracked the NHL at 27 years old.

His story is filled with great mental game lessons – such as how to:

  • Own Your Story
  • Play with Confidence
  • Deal with the Grind of Professional Sports

Adversity is a part of life – we can’t avoid it – but we don’t have to face it alone. Leaning on others who have been there before is a powerful way to find the inner strength to persevere.

This was my (Dr. Cassidy Preston) first podcast episode ever recorded, and it is still one of my favourites.