Sports Performance & Personal Coaching
Different groups of people, Individuals and communities In both health and well-being settings and elite sport, covering a broad range of needs. I help Individuals physical and psychological well-being, coach and develop sports performance, Including Injury reduction and Illness.
I'm passionate about my coaching vocation and my experiences are In the real world, successes and challenges. My authenticity and openness are how I build relationships and I have a strong capacity to positively engage with Individuals and athletes of different ages, ability levels and performance goals.
My career spans to date extensive multi-sport achievements and competition experience. This includes: Preparing athletes for the Rio Olympics 2016 on behalf of the Saudi Arabian Olympic Committee.
COMPETITIONS & TOURNAMENTS • UEFA European Championships qualifying rounds and final tournament and International challenge matches.
• Rugby Union 6 Nations. • Domestic trophies, league titles and top four league finishes within Scottish football 2010-2015
•Coaching Scottish Rugby - SRU (academy Men’s & pathway Women’s). •Scottish Hockey Men’s U18s & 21s National Team. •Scottish Football Association U15s to U19s National Team.
• Other expertise In sport Includes boxing, running/athletics, weightlifting, and various multi-sports • And finally working with private clients on a daily/weekly basis.
My professional background Is diverse and Includes significant expertise and experience working In the health and fitness Industry, leading and managing teams which Include non-profit organisations, amateur and elite sporting environments as well as Individuals. I also have a blog, keeping up with the latest developments, advice and resources for fitness, health, well-being and performance sport.
I am a member of the UK Strength & Conditioning Association and hold the accredited coach ASCC status. I graduated from Teesside University where I obtained a BA Honours In History and I have acquired significant applied skills in sport science and strength and conditioning, providing key mentoring and practical experiences for MSc students. All throughout my career I have continuously sought opportunities to broaden my knowledge, gather and share resources with others. I also hold coaching qualifications and certifications across a number of sports.