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St. Paul Area Athena Awards UPDATE


The St. Paul Area Athena Awards Committee is pleased to announce that the 2020-2021 program is on!

We look forward to honoring and celebrating our member schools' outstanding female senior student-athletes in the Spring. 


Please Save the Date:                    Wednesday April 21, 2021    


Annual Event

Each year the Athena award winters are recognized at an event in the Spring. The 2021 St. Paul Area Athena Awards Program will take place on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

26th Annual St. Paul Athena Awards Event

Date:              Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Time:              11:00am to 1:00pm

Location:      Vadnais Heights Commons

Address:       655 East County Rd F, Vadnais Heights, MN 55127


Join us in celebrating the 26th Annual St. Paul Area Athena Awards ceremony and event in honor of the outstanding high school senior women athletes from St. Paul and suburban high schools.

It will take place on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.   Randy Shaver, KARE 11, will be the Master of Ceremonies.  Dr. Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC ,  will be the Key Note Speaker.

We are committed to and value diversity, equity, and inclusivity.   Reasonable accommodations are provided in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).   Please let us know if you and/or your guest(s) need any special assistance.


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Master of Ceremonies

Randy Shaver

Keynote Speaker

Dr. Cindra Kamphoff

2021 St. Paul Area Athena Awards


KEYNOTE SPEAKER - Dr. Cindra Kamphoff

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC

Cindra Kamphoff, Ph.D., CMPC, is a keynote speaker, trainer, entrepreneur, and professor who is a go-to high performance coach for leaders, executives, and championship teams including the Minnesota Vikings. She provides mental training for the Minnesota Vikings and works one-on-one with the players.

Based on nearly 20 years of research and consulting, CindraŹ¼s focus is helping people gain the high-performance edge by embracing passion and purpose in their work and life.

She is the President and CEO of Mentally Strong Consulting and is the author of the new book which is an Amazon Bestseller, Beyond Grit: Ten Powerful Practices to Gain the High-Performance Edge, and corresponding workbook.

Cindra has a Ph.D. in performance psychology and her work has appeared in New York Times, Sports Illustrated, The Huffington Post, and USA Today. She is the founder of the High Performance Mindset podcast available on iTunes and Stitcher Radio, which has been downloaded in 70 countries and named by Yahoo as one of the Top 10 Podcasts to listen to at the gym.

In her spare time, she loves running marathons. She has ran 15 marathons including 5 Boston Marathons.

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