Sports Performance Consultant and Creator of Strength Coach Curriculums
Programme Director for The Agility Curriculum
Rich is a strength and conditioning coach and education professional who specialises in agility training, athletic movement, problem solving and coach education. Rich runs the S&C for Bristol Flyers Basketball but has worked across a number of sports over the past 10+ years.
Accredited strength and conditioning coach with the UKSCA since 2011.
Currently completing a PhD on speed control during change of direction performance.
Currently leading the S&C provision for Bristol Flyers Basketball in the BBL.
Coached athletes from 9 to 60 years old, amateur to professional and from disabled to able-bodied.
Worked with Gloucester Rugby, the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme, The Football Association, Birmingham City Women's FC, Athlete Academy and Bristol Flyers Basketball.
Consulted and contributed to education for a number of sports teams and organisations such ALTIS, Everton Football Club, Memphis Grizzlies and the FA.
Published a number of research papers on multi-directional speed and power development which you can read here.
Contributed to book chapters such as Strength and Power Training for Female Athletes and Concurrent Training.
Written both an undergraduate and a post-graduate degree in strength and conditioning and subsequently led those degrees for more than 5 years.
Taught 100's of undergraduate and post-graduate students and mentored a number of them through the UKSCA accreditation process and into their own professional coaching careers.