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Why The Specialist-Generalist Model Creates the Best Chance for Winning and Development in High Performance

By John Portch. This article was first published on Leaders in Sport on 9 November 2020. “Is the…


Are You Ready to Shoot Your Performance 'Sacred Cows'?

The moment is still too soon for Ulster Head Coach Dan McFarland but his non-hierarchical approach…


Five Key Roles for High-Performing Teams

At EPP, we believe there are five key roles that high-performance teams are introducing, both in…


Why the Head of People is Sport's Best-Kept Secret

In this series, I’ve been working through the five new roles I consider to be key for…


Diary of a Return to Play - How the NRL’s Melbourne Storm and Canberra Raiders Resumed the Season

In the second of a new series with Elite Performance Partners, Frank Ponissi of the Melbourne Storm…


How the NRL and the Melbourne Storm Began their Return to Play

In the first of a new series with Elite Performance Partners, Melbourne General Manager Frank…


Not Every End Is The Goal - Sometimes It's About Putting Yourself Out There...

Not every end is the goal - sometimes it's about putting yourself out there... David Court's speech…


The Director of Analytics

For this series of articles, I’ve been looking at the five new key roles in football and have so…


Feeling Inspired by Peers

In our world ‘multi and interdisciplinary teams’ are mentioned many times a day, and yet it’s…


Baroness Sue Campbell: A Case-Study in Leadership

The Telegraph’s article about Baroness Sue Campbell stood out for me after the work we did together…