Pacey Performance Podcast

Pacey Performance Podcast #256 - Dawn Scott (High Performance Coach at US Soccer Women’s National Team)

September 5, 2019

In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to High-Performance Coach at US Women's National Team, Dawn Scott. Dawn has just come off the back of winning the Women's World Cup with the US and has also been in the news due to her planning and preparation during that tournament. It was this planning and preparation that forms a large part of this discussion as you can see below in the discussion points. It was great to get Dawn on for a chat and its also fantastic to see a Brit doing so well overseas.

Hope you enjoy this episode with Dawn Scott.

In this episode we discussed...

  • Who is Dawn Scott (background, education and current role)
  • World Cup experiences
  • What does 'high performance' look like for you and the performance team at US Soccer?
    • Departmental goals
    • Utilisation of data
    • Influence down the ages
  • Female physiology
    • Mapping the menstrual cycle to increase performance
    • Health screening
    • Strength & conditioning
      • Camps
      • During competition/tournaments
  • Injury risk reduction
    • Developing an injury prevention strategy

      • Process
      • Outcome

Dawn can be found on Twitter @dawnscott06

This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the worlds only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics

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. Fatigue Science can be found at

This episode is also sponsored by IMeasureU. IMeasureU are a world leading inertial platform to precisely quantify body movement and workload metrics in the field. IMeasureU can be found at and you can follow them on Twitter @imeasureu.

This episode is also sponsored by Omegawave, the only non-invasive readiness technology to assess both brain and heart. Omegawave can be found at and you can follow them on Twitter @omegawave.

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