The Game Changer Podcast

We started the Game Changer podcast series to have interesting conversations with interesting people. 

In our latest edition, hear how top flight Swedish team, AIK Fotball and their Coaching Team are adapting and overcoming the challenges of Coronavirus as they begin their return to play.

Latest Episode

Season 2, Episode 8:
England and Wales Cricket Board - Returning to the International Stage

On this episode the Kitman Labs and The Sports Office team interview England and Wales Cricket Board’s Head of Sports Science, Medicine and Innovation, Raph Brandon.

He shares with us exclusive insight as England Cricket return to play, providing his views and experiences with: 

  • Tackling the challenges of Covid-19 for national squads
  • The preparation to return to the international stage 
  • Symptom monitoring and safely returning to play
  • Medical and legal liability to manage and mitigate risk
Raph Brandon


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.