John Scriven (Jersey Sport Foundation): Talent Development

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John Scriven is the Head of Services at the Jersey Sport Foundation.  In this podcast, he discusses: His frustration in athletics forming the foundation for a curiosity in coaching.  His long list of coaching influences.  A brief overview of Russian talent development systems in the communist era.  The journey of creating and establishing a talent […]

Steve Curnyn (Hibernian FC Academy): Creating Ownership

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In this episode of the Athletic Evolution Podcast we speak with Steve Curnyn, Head of Academy Football Medicine and Science at Hibernian FC. His journey into coaching, including his 5 minutes of fame! Why ownership is the ultimate success in a youth physical development program. Why bringing the energy or being the “magic man” is […]

Simon Brundish (StrengthLab): Physical Literacy for Superheroes,

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In this episode Simon Brundish founder of StrengthLab and the renowned Superheroes physical literacy program discusses: How many coaches have come from a PE teaching background. His unique purpose for coaching kids The problems with modern day PE curriculum How he came to create the Superheroes program and it’s success in both schools and sports […]

Andy Bruce (Merchant Taylor School): Implementing Strength & Conditioning in an Independent School

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In this episode Andy Bruce, Strength & Conditioning Coach at Merchant Taylor School discusses: His unusual journey to becoming a Youth Strength & Conditioning Coach What “success” looks like to him as a Youth coach The challenges of implementing S&C in an independent school setting A new app he is involved in developing to help […]