“Mental Coach Jegal” Kdrama 2022 | Cast | Synopsis | Preview & more

Overview: “Mental Coach Jegal” Kdrama (also known as “Mental Coach Je Gal Gil”) is a tvN original drama series that released on September 12, 2022. It will tell the story of a former national taekwondo team player who now becomes a mental coach for sports players. “Mental Coach Jegal” stars Jung Woo, Lee Yu Mi, Kwon Yool and Park Se Young in the main cast. It is available to watch online on streaming platform Viki*.

Kdrama Mental coach Je Gal Gil 2022 poster

Table of Contents

  • Synopsis
  • Genre
  • Cast
  • Air Time & Schedule
  • Episodes & Ratings
  • Still Cuts
  • Notes & Facts
  • Where To Watch Online?
  • Trailers & Clips


“Mental Coach Jegal” Korean drama tells the story of a former national taekwondo team player, Je Gal Gil. He quits the team after he gets banned due to a scandal he gets involved into. Later, he becomes a mental coach who helps the young athletes facing a slump in their career and also the old athletes who have now retired.

Je Gal Gil is a former national Taekwondo player now a mental coach. He is a kind of person who cannot stand injustice, negativity, or corruption. For this reason, he causes an unprecedented accident in the village during his athlete days. As a result, he permanently gets banned from Taekwondo.

Cha Ga Eul is short track speed skater. She is a gold medalist in the World Championship, but recently has fallen into a slump. Cha Ga Eul is a girl who doesn’t open to others and she is just pushing herself through the slump. Until she meets mental coach Je Ga Gil, her life and attitude seems to be changing.

Park Seung Ha is a doctor. She is a part of the mental health support team in the athlete’s village. Je Gal Gil is her first patient, and she reunites with him after she quits her old hospital and suddenly joins the athletic village. Now she and Je Gal Gil work together for the mental health of the players.

Gu Tae Man is the former Taekwondo Olympic gold medalist and, today the director of the Human Rights Center in the Korean Olympic Committee. He is of arrogant nature who always wants more and more power.


Sports, Comedy, Slice of Life

Main Cast & Characters

  • Jung Woo as Je Gal Gil
  • Lee Yoo Mi as Cha Ga Eul
  • Kwon Yool as Ku Tae Man
  • Park Se Young as Park Seung Ha

Supporting Cast

  • Cha Soon Bae as Song Ji Man
  • Song Ji Won as Shin Ye Ji
  • Park Han Sol as Seon Ah
  • Choi Hee Jin as Choi Yeo Jeong
  • Hong Hwa Yeon as Kim Moo Yeong
  • Yoon Joo Sang as Jegal Han Ryang
  • Moon Sung Geun as Park Seung Tae
  • Gil Hae Yeon as Sim Bok Ja
  • Moon Yoo Kang as Lee Moo Gyeol
  • Jung Kang Hee as Oh Bok Tae

Air Time & Schedule

New Episodes every Monday & Tuesday at 10:30 p.m. KST.

Episodes & Ratings

Korean drama “Mental Coach Jegal” will have a total of 16 episodes.

Still Cuts

Jung Woo mental coach Je ga Gil
Mental coach Je ga Gil Park Se Young
Kwon yup mental coach Je ga Gil
Jung Woo and Kwon Yup mental coach Je ga Gil
Mental coach Je ga Gil Jung Woo and Lee Yu Mi
Lee Yu Mi skater in new drama 2022

Notes & Facts

  • Jung Woo earlier starred in Korean drama “A Model Family” (2022).
  • Lee Yoo Mi earlier appeared in Korean drama “All of Us are Dead” (2022).
  • Park Se Young earlier starred in Korean drama “Special Labor Inspector Mr. Jo” (2019).
  • Kwon Yool earlier starred in Korean drama “No Thankyou 2” (2022).
  • Director: Son Jung Hyun
  • Scriptwriter: Kim Ban Di

Where To Watch Online?

You can watch “Mental Coach Jegal” online on Viki here.

Trailers & Clips

Episodes 1, 2, 3,..1.., Highlights

*Drama is subject to regional availability.