Working with the BEST footballers in the country with Bryce Cavanagh (Head of Physical Performance, Medicine & Nutrition at The FA)
In this episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast, I am speaking to Head of Physical Performance, Medicine and Nutrition at the Football Association, Bryce Cavanagh. I am absolutely delighted to get Bryce onto this episode to chat about the inner workings at The FA. This is an in-depth look into how Bryce has structured the performance team to look after numerous age groups and hundreds of the most talented football players in the country. We can a look under the bonnet of what Bryce looks for in a performance coach and how they use generalists with a specialism as a way of providing his players with the best possible care.
In this episode, we discussed...
- The FA performance team structure
- Recruiting the right staff
- Generalists with a specialism
- Staffing structure within the department
- Specialisms within the group
- Who has each specialism?
- Pick, train, play philosophy
Bryce can be found on LinkedIn at Bryce Cavangh.
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This episode of the Pacey Performance Podcast is sponsored by Hawkin Dynamics, the team behind the world's only wireless force plate system. Hawkin Dynamics can be found at hawkindynamics.com and you can follow them on Twitter @hawkindynamics
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