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Dan Howells (Collaborate Sports) Helping people become better versions of themselves

Dan Howells is a high performance coach, with a career spanning over 15 years of work in elite sport, both in the UK and the USA. Dan is a certified Strength & Conditioning coach and has worked with: Olympic and Paralympic Programmes, US and GB Ski Team, English Institute of Sport, Wasps Rugby Club, England Rugby 7s, Team GB Rugby 7s (2016 and 2020 Olympics) and Houston Astros MLB Club. As well as focusing on creating impact and success within performance sport organisations, Dan is passionate about creating real world learning opportunities for developing coaches and practitioners. Coaching coaches is something he is heavily invested in.


In this episode Dan discusses:

  • His career in Premiership Rugby, the HSBS 7’s World Series, the Olympics and Major League Baseball.
  • How Collaborate Sports was born out of his own adaptability during covid.
  • How Collaborate Sports is helping practitioners gain exposure to real world scenarios.
  • The difference between Coaching vs Facilitating and Negligence vs Mistakes. 
  • Why mentoring can help speed up the time reaching successful resolutions.
  • Why mentoring should be a deliberate decision to raise awareness of developmental gaps.
  • What good mentoring should look/feel like.

You can listen to the episode in full here.

To learn more about Dan’s work with Collaborate Sports you can check out his accounts on Twitter: @howellsdan , Instagram:  @collaborate_sports and the website www.collaboratesports.com . 


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