The Game Changer is a podcast series founded and managed by Kitman Labs to perpetuate the sharing of knowledge and experience from some of the world’s best sporting practitioners.
Season 2, Episode 4: Turning Self-Reflection into Success
Celtic FC’s Head of Sports Science Jack Nayler speaks with Darcy Norman around some of the key lessons he’s learned through pursuing a habit of conscious self-reflection.
Key takeaways for this podcast include:
Tips on how to embrace complexity and focus on the factors you can control within the elite sports environment
Why it’s important to encourage a safe psychological environment between departments for continual growth
And how to stabilise processes around data collection, communication and information sharing within your organisation
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MEET THE GAME CHANGER HOSTS
Stephen Smith, CEO and Founder
Stephen’s expertise is in injury rehabilitation and sports physiology. Prior to founding Kitman Labs in 2012, Stephen worked as Leinster Rugby's Senior Rehabilitation Coach. His vision and experience guides the direction of product development and the company.
John Dams, Performance Science APAC
John has worked for over 20 years in professional sport and has been the Head of Performance at the English Premiership rugby team Harlequins and with the New South Wales Waratahs. He has also worked as a strength and conditioning coach with Leicester Tigers and Wellington Rugby.
Kevin McLaughlin, VP of Operations - EMEA
Kevin is a retired professional rugby player, having represented both Leinster Rugby and the Irish National Team. He has first hand experience using Kitman Labs' Athlete Mobile. Today, Kevin plays a crucial role in Kitman Labs evolution into European sport
Andy Shelton, Performance Scientist
With over 10 years experience of directing sports science departments in a variety of elite sports environments, Andy is Kitman Labs’ first Applied Sports Scientist. Today he works for Kitman Labs alongside some of the world's best sports teams, helping them to understand injuries and unlock performance.
Darcy Norman, Performance Scientist
Darcy is currently a consultant for the USA Men’s National Soccer Team as well as being Kitman Labs Head of Performance. His specialties lie in creating and implementing methodologies, applied data, training and managing medical, rehab, fitness, nutrition, psychology and sports science staff at the highest level.