Paudie Roche (Arsenal FC Academy): Applying Growth & Maturation assessments in a Professional Academy.

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Paudie Roche is the Head Academy Strength & Conditioning Coach for Arsenal Football Club. Prior to this he was the Lead U9-U.6 coach and was instrumental in the development and implementation of the Physical Development Framework for the Academy. Currently he leads the physical development programme for the U18 and U23 squads and works alongside […]

Nicolai Morris (New South Wales Institute of Sport): How to start coaching gymnastic activities.

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Nicolai Morris is a strength and conditioning coach with Men and Women’s Hockey at the New South Wales Institute of Sport. Nicolai also works with Tokyo Olympic Silver Medalist High Jumper Nicola McDermott. Previously, Nicolai worked as an S&C specialist with High Performance Sport New Zealand as the lead of the New Zealand women’s hockey […]

Jake Jennings (Bendigo Pioneers): Are you ready for the worst case scenario?

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Jake is a strength and conditioning coach and applied sports scientist. He has extensive experience within academy, team and individual sport settings and has worked with athletes, male and female, both developing and elite. Jake has enjoyed a varied career which has afforded him opportunities to live and work interstate and internationally, having benefitted in […]

Lachlan Wilmot (Athletes Authority): Bringing Professional support to the Semi Pro and Developing athlete.

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Lachlan Wilmot has been working in the fitness industry going on 17 years, working with both the general population and elite level athletes. After completing a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science, Lachlan continued his education, completing his Honours thesis in Sports Science. Lachlan spent 8 years as the Senior Athletic Performance Coach specialising in […]

Clive Brewer (East Tennessee State University): Developing your coaching craft and career

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Clive Brewer is the Performance Director for the Center for Coaching Excellence / Assistant Professor of Sports Science at ETSU. He consults internationally, supporting Olympic Athletes such as Galen Rupp in his preparation for 2021 Olympics. Clive also leads on coach development education programs internationally – for example, the restructure of the UKSCA coach development […]

David Joyce (High Performance Training for Sports): Keeping the end in mind

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David Joyce is an internationally recognized leader in human performance, strategy and decision making. He holds Masters degrees in both Sports Physiotherapy and Strength & Conditioning, as well as an MBA. He has worked with hundreds of elite athletes, including multiple world and Olympic champions and in multiple sports around the world. Nowadays, Dave’s focus […]

Grant Jenkins (Propel Perform): How to get “lucky” in your coaching career and business.

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Grant Jenkins is the Director of Propel Perform, as well as a Strength & Conditioning Coach & an Accredited Exercise Physiologist. Grant specialises in coaching developmental athletes with a long list of demonstrated success: 2 Athletes selected as Queensland State Junior Sports Stars of the Year; a Wimbledon Junior Champion; State Powerlifting Champion; age-group BMX […]

Ash Cox (Edge Hill University): Are we missing a prime opportunity to equip adolescents for resistance training?

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Ash’s academic foundations include 3 undergraduate degrees: in Strength and Conditioning, Sports and Exercise Science and Exercise Rehabilitation. Additionally He has post graduate qualifications in Sports and Exercise Medicine and Nutrition, whilst working towards a PhD in Sports and Exercise Science. Throughout his career he has lectured and worked at various academic institutions and presented […]

Dr Nico Kolokythas (Elmhurst Ballet School, StrengthMotionMind): Lessons learned from valuable mistakes.

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Dr Nico Kolokythas has over 15 years experience in the athletic development of the adolescent in elite performance in a variety of sports (Judo, Netball, Basketball, Football, Taekwondo, Tennis). He is also currently the strength and conditioning coach for professional martial artists in Mixed Martial Arts. Based at Elmhurst Ballet School, U.K. he completed a […]

Helen Collins (University of Dundee): The benefits of resistance training for children.

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Helen Collins is a Sport & Exercise Scientist at the Institute of Sport and Exercise, University of Dundee.  She is currently undertaking a PhD through the University of Edinburgh, investigating resistance training as a strategy to encourage less active and/or overweight children to become more active and healthier.  During her 17 years at the University […]