Coaching

Tom Farrow (Physical Performance Specialist & Founder / Co-Director of Areté Performance)

Episode 57: Andy McDonald chats to Tom Farrow a Physical Performance Specialist who is the Founder & Co-Director of Areté Performance. Until August, when the programme was unfortunately cut due to losing funding, he was the Head of Physical Performance f…

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Mike Friday (USA Rugby Mens 7’s Head Coach)

Episode 54: Andy McDonald chats to Mike Friday USA Rugby Mens 7’s Head Coach. Mike began his sporting career as a player transitioning from the amateur rugby years into the professional era, before becoming renowned as a coach. He has enjoyed multiple co…

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Nick Winkelman (Head of Athletic Performance & Science for Irish Rugby Football Union)

Episode 50: Andy McDonald chats to Nick Winkelman the head of athletic performance & science for the Irish Rugby Football Union. His primary role is to oversee the delivery and development of strength & conditioning and sports science across all national…

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Daniel Martinez (Head S&C Coach / Sports Performance Coordinator at Trinity University)

Episode 14: I chat to Daniel Martinez the Head S&C Coach and Sports Performance Coordinator at Trinity University. In this episode we discuss. Jump performance testing, jump programming, force time asymmetry verses limb asymmetry, velocity based training…

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Les Spellman (Speed Specialist & Consultant for NFL, Olympic, Collegiate, and youth athletes)

Episode 8: I chat with Les Spellman the Owner of Spellman Performance. Les is a speed Specialist & Consultant for the NFL, Olympic, Collegiate, and youth athletes. We discuss his inspiring background, philosophy on speed training, working with pro footba…

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Bill Burgos (Head of Strength & Conditioning at Minnesota Timberwolves)

Episode 6: I chat with Bill Burgos – Head of Strength & Conditioning for NBA team the Minnesota Timberwolves. Bill shares insights into his role at the Timberwolves, how to look after yourself and perform as a coach and we discuss his book which he has j…

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