Van der Hofstadt

South Africa
Business Partner South Africa

Coach & Trainer

French | English | Dutch


Luc Van der Hofstadt has been an executive business coach at the Mentally Fit since 2000. In that capacity, he regularly directs team and individual coaching sessions for executive committees and managers for corporate and institutional clients in various countries around the world. As a facilitator and motivational speaker, Luc coaches and inspires on team dynamics, and advises leaders on how to manage their own energy as well as the energy of their teams to achieve sustainable individual and team performance. He also founded and manages the Mentally Fit Institute South Africa. His active sports coaching involves both individual and team sports. His first professional career was in communications, where he was an international accounts director and was involved in the management of communications agencies.


Master's degree in Law at Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen, Belgium

Human Resource Management, The Business School @Varsity College (IIE) (2015)

Business Management, The Business School @Varsity College (IIE) (2016)

Bachelor's degree in Strategic Management, The Business School @Varsity College (IIE) (2017)

Certified INC coach, Institute of NeuroCognitivism, Brussels (2008)

Belbin Team Role Accredited Trainer, Paris (2013)

Faculty at INSEAD Management School, Fontainebleau (since 2010)

Faculty at CEDEP (European Centre for Executive Development), Fontainebleau (since 2010)

Faculty at the University of Stellenbosch Business School, MBA program

Faculty at Solvay Brussels School, Executive Master in Management

Faculty at Ichec-Entreprises University

Faculty at Vlerick Management School Leuven Gent, MBA program

Faculty at Executive Master in Real Estate, Université St Louis

Coach at the Mental Coaching School (Mentally Fit Institute)

Team Coaching Certificate trainer (Ichec-Entreprises)

Introduction course to “Non violent communication” of Marshal Rosenberg

Speaker at the ASTD, KR, HRworks conferences, Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban

Best speaker award @HR Disrupt 2017

Speaker for the Springbok Sevens Rugby Team, South Africa

Mental coach of the Ikey Tigers, University Cape Town’s Rugby Team (2017 - 2019)

Mental coach of the Villagers FC Rugby Club, Cape Town (2017 - 2018)

Mental coach of Durbanville/Bellville Rugby Club, Cape Town (2017)

Mental coach of the South African Women’s National Hockey Team, SAW (2017)

Mental coach of several Belgian Premier League field hockey teams (2008 – 2015)


Co-writer of 'Profession: Management Assistant' with [Secretary Plus 2007 ]



Field hockey


Once you know the why, the hows become easy.

Luc Van der Hofstadt IN ACTION