For sports performance coaches around the world, Science for Sport is their go-to resource for evidence-based information.
Science for Sport is an online learning resource for all things related to sports science.
Our #1 aim is to make the complex topics easy to understand. With so much conflicting, opinion-based information online, we decided it was vital to build a reliable and trustworthy home for everything related to sports performance; helping you stay up-to-date in this rapidly growing industry.
We provide educational content from articles, videos, podcasts, infographics, and even a Research Digest for those who want to excel in this field.
The website is run by highly-educated and qualified editors (see below) who also have quality experience in high-performance sport. When producing content, our creators are required to examine the primary scientific research and synthesise the information for our readers. Users are encouraged to submit corrections and any research we may have missed.
Our purpose is to supply trustworthy and understandable sports science information to coaches.
To be the most trusted sports science educational resource in the World.
To achieve our vision, our mission is to collate and organise the World’s best sports science education and deliver it as concisely as possible.
Meet the brains behind the brilliance.
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Owen is the founder and director of Science for Sport. He was formerly the Head of Academy Sports Science and Strength & Conditioning at Cardiff City Football Club, and an interim Sports Scientist for the Welsh FA.
Luke is the Marketing Director of Science for Sport. He is an exercise physiologist who works with elite-level endurance-based athletes for competition preparation and performance. He has BSc in Exercise & Sports Science.
Will is a Lecturer of Sport Coaching at Deakin University, Australia. Prior to this he has worked with Cricket NSW and Cricket Australia in an array of roles ranging from a sport scientist, development coach and a strength and conditioning coach. He completed his PhD at the University of Newcastle, Australia within the area of practice design.
James is currently the Head Strength & Conditioning Coach for the Romanian Rugby Union. He has previously worked in America’s professional rugby competition Major League Rugby with Austin Elite and the NZ Women’s National Rugby League Team. He is a published author and has completed a MSc in Sport & Exercise Science from AUT, Auckland, NZ.
Cody is a strength and conditioning coach and adjunct lecturer at the University of Iowa. He has an MSE in Exercise Science from the University of Kansas and also holds a CSCS from the NSCA.
Francisco is the performance coordinator for Sporting Lisbon and has previously worked as a S&C coach in elite rugby with the Chiefs Super Rugby franchise and the PRO14 team Glasgow Warriors. He holds a PhD from Waikato University and is a published author.
Tom is the Head of Athletic Development at St Peters RC High School. He holds a Masters in S&C and has previously worked with West Bromwich Albion FC, Gloucester Rugby club, and Great Britain Equine. Tom is our youth research reviewer at Science for Sport.
James is a Performance Nutritionist for the English Football Association and works alongside the England national teams (men’s and women’s). He is also a SENr registered performance nutritionist and holds a PhD from Liverpool John Moores University.
Jordan is a Physical Therapist and Strength Coach who currently practices in a Sports & Orthopedic clinic in Bergen County, New Jersey. He is passionate about educating athletes on ways to optimize performance while decreasing the risk of injury.
Adam is the Academy Performance Support Manager at Leeds United FC, and has previously worked at Middlesbrough FC, Arsenal FC, Scunthorpe United FC and the Professional Golfers Association. He holds a Masters degree in Sport Science from Sheffield Hallam University and is an accredited strength and conditioning coach with the UKSCA.
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Matt is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at Team NL (Dutch Olympic Team). He was also the Lead Academy Sports Scientist/Strength and Conditioning coach at Al Shabab Al Arabi FC.
Andy is the Co-Founder of Aesthetic Athletes where he is a Sports Scientist and Strength & Conditioning Coach, in addition to Leeds United Ladies Regional Talent Club. He also has an MSc in Strength & Conditioning.
Kieron is a Strength & Conditioning Coach at the Melbourne Centre for Athletic Performance. Prior to this, he gained experience within the AFL, Super Rugby and NCAA, and is currently finalising his MSc in S&C at Edith Cowan University.
Mark was a physiologist and Head of Science and Medicine for the GB Rowing team, supporting the team at 3 Olympic Games. Mark now works as a freelance sports scientist, providing support to elite athletes and teams, and lecturing within higher education.
Ben currently works as National Performance Coach with Hong Kong Rugby Union. He completed his MSc in Strength and Conditioning from St Mary’s University, Twickenham and has previously worked in private facilities and team settings in Ireland, Texas, and Sweden.
Ryan is PhD student at Leeds Beckett University and is currently a sport scientist at Leeds Rhinos rugby league club. He holds a BSc (Hons) and an MSc in sport science from Stellenbosch University. He has previously worked in professional football and rugby union with Ajax Cape Town and Yorkshire Carnegie.
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