Ash chats about developing his coaching eye over the reliance of coaching gadgets… The lessons he’s learned from working with the best rugby players in the world… How basketball shaped his philosophy on the relative importance of Strength & Conditioning… And why he no longer considers himself a Strength Coach…

(Interview starts at 4min 27sec)

Nick chats about his early days in S&C, working those long hours… His diagnosis and treatment of cancer and how that affected his future decisions… How coaching in different cultures (Tonga, Japan & Qatar) shaped his coaching philosophy… And what he has learned heading up the program at his second AFL club…

(Interview starts at 1min 57sec)

Lachie chats about his early days coaching anyone and everyone… His transition to preparing athletes for the Olympics… Professional football v Olympic preparation… What he learned while at the Golden State Warriors… And what he still applies one of the most successful NRL clubs…

(Interview starts at 5mins 49sec)

 

Ben Cross – Premiership winning Rugby League Player to Brisbane Broncos Defensive Coach

Ben chats about his time at 3 NRL clubs and when he started planting the seeds to become a coach… Where he played his best football and how that affected his coaching philosophy… How he improved his coaching by moving backwards… And he made an important distinction that most don’t understand about being “comfortable”…

Interview starts at 4min 30.

Brant chatted about the differences in preparing for a World Championship, Commonwealth Games & Olympics (and what is “High Performance”)… What we should be doing for our own coaching development… What he learned from interacting with coaches & sport scientists from outside his sport… What S&C Coaches need to learn about the aquatic environment…

(General chat until 4:58. Fast forward to then to get to the interview.)

Brendyn chats about how he got his first paid job at the Western Australian Institute of Sport… What he learned coaching multiple sports, both sexes and all levels… He expands on the differences he had to adjust moving into professional rugby… What he would do differently now that he has been with one the most successful Australian teams (Men’s Hockey)…

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