Karen Croft - Personal Bio

Karen is an expert in transforming lives and performances by helping her clients to overcome internal barriers to personal and professional success. Creating mentally agile minds for sport, business and everyday life.


An experienced mental performance coach and behavioural change expert operating through her own company, Outward Success.


Using a blend of coaching techniques including Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and hypnosis, Karen helps her clients achieve their impossible by challenging the way they think and developing new neural pathways to overcome barriers, and achieve personal and professional success.


As a NLP Master Sports Practitioner and General Practitioner, Karen is a highly regarded coach and behavioural change expert. Privileged to be trained by one of the UK's leading performance coaches, Andy Barton. She draws on a wealth of experience when working with her clients ranging from elite athletes, sport professionals to entrepreneurs and CEO's, medical professionals, stage performers and celebrities. To coaches, therapists, first-time managers, senior execs and everyday people wanting to make more of their lives.

As a seasoned competitor, coach and official in sport, and an established business woman in her own right. Leading the development of several businesses from inception to recognised successful outcomes, Karen understands the importance of mental preparation, resilience, and an agile mind. Believing that exercising the mental muscle with a trained professional can profoundly impact the quality of life, performance, personal well-being, and overall success.


Her qualifications are further complimented by credentials from renowned bodies such as Chartered Management Institute, Sport England, UKCC, England Netball, and the British Horse Society. Karen continues to actively invest in her personal and professional development to ensure her practices are up to date, in line with current industry standards, and to ensure she provides the best possible service to her clients. She holds a professional membership with the Association of NLP, is fully insured and works in line with the ANLP Code of Ethics.


Having experienced the power of coaching and NLP in her own personal and professional journey, and how it transformed every area of her life, Karen has created a coaching platform that facilitates others along their journey to achieving more than they thought possible...




If you are interested in finding out more about how Karen's signature coaching and services can help you, your business or organisation to improve performance and wellbeing then please get in touch.