Pacey Performance Podcast #136 - Fergus Connolly (Director of Performance at University of Michigan Football)
In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast I am speaking to Director of Performance at University of Michigan Football, Fergus Connolly. Fergus has an unbelievable CV with time spent in the English Premier League, the NFL, International rugby, club rugby, NBA etc etc. With a background in manufacturing technology as well as computer science, Fergus does not come through the traditional sports science or strength & conditioning routes.
In this episode you will learn -
- Who is Fergus Connelly (background, education and current role)
- How do we assess a technology for its use within a given environment
- How do we improve communication within an organisation
- Identifying and acting on emotional load in athletes and staff
Fergus can be found on Twitter @fergus_connolly
This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Vald Performance, the team behind the NordBord and the new Groinbar, a hip and groin strength measuring solution. They can be found at valdperformance.com and you can get more information on the groin bar at groinbar.com and on Twitter @groinbar.
This episode is also sponsored by Fatigue Science. Fatigue Science combine wearable technology with biomathematical science developed by the US Army to offer fantastic insights into sleep and cognitive fatigue.