Leadership Team Insights: The Role of the Sporting Director

Last year, David Slemen shared his thoughts on the five key roles transforming high-performance sport with Training Ground Guru, naming the Sporting Director as top of the list. This month, he has been invited to elaborate on the role itself.

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Has This Area Been Overlooked in Head Coach Recruitment Process?

For any senior leadership role that we work on, whether it is on the performance or business side of the organisation, the briefing process is vital in identifying what criteria are important for the ideal candidate to have…

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What Athletes Need from Performance Coaches: Guest Blog

Matt Smith has played for rugby union club Leicester Tigers for more than a decade, and he recently completed some work experience with Elite Performance Partners. This article offers his athlete’s perspective on what they look for from high-performance practitioners.

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Five Common Features of Top Level Coaches

“Over the past couple of years, we have completed a number of senior coaching searches and whilst each had its own unique requirements, what we found was a number of shared trends becoming increasingly apparent.”, by David Slemen.

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Four Common Challenges for Owners of Sports Teams

As we have become immersed in working with the senior leadership of sporting organisations all striving to be as successful as they can be, in both Europe and the US, we have noticed there are four common challenges they face irrespective of sport or country.

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The Common Weakness That is Damaging to Every Performance Expert

When dealing with recruiting elite sporting professionals it is of utmost importance that consideration is given to people’s weaknesses as well as their strengths.

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Leadership Forum – How Do Leaders Create A High-Performance Organisation?

On Wednesday 29th November 2017 Elite Performance Partners, in partnership with Miramar Global Executive search, hosted a Leadership Forum in Soho, London to discuss one important subject, ‘How Do Leaders Create A High-Performance Organisation’.

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