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| Sep 30, 2014

David Priestley, Chartered Psychologist, Arsenal FC, joins the list of world class performance experts confirmed to speak at the 6th Leaders Sport Performance Summit on the 12-13 November at the Emirates Stadium in London.

Bringing industry leading performance practitioners to the stage, the Leaders Sport Performance Summit also welcomes Arsène Wenger, Manager, Arsenal FC; Didier Drogba, Player, Chelsea FC; Andy Flower, Technical Director of Elite Coaching, ECB; Ceri Evans, Forensic Psychiatrist and Consultant to the New Zealand All Blacks Rugby team; Stephen Park, RYA Olympic Manager, British Sailing; John Longmire, Head Coach, Sydney Swans; Raymond Blanc, two star Michelin Chef at Belmond Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons restaurant; Geoff Miller, Mental Skills Coach, Atlanta Braves; and Diego Masciaga, Director and General Manager of the 3 Michelin starred Waterside Inn restaurant, as speakers at the event.

Having recently taken up his current position at Arsenal FC, David has worked in professional sport for over 16 years. His experience spans a variety of roles that include work with international sportsmen, multidisciplinary sport science support teams, elite coaches and executive management teams. Prior to moving to Arsenal FC, David spent over 5 years as the Head of Psychology and Personal Development at Saracens RFC, a team renowned throughout sport for their strong performance culture. 

Doubling in size from last year the Sport Performance Summit is set to welcome 600 of sport’s top performance professionals, with people travelling from all over the world for the international two day event.  With an array of performance related topics on the agenda, including data and analytics, psychology, human performance, leadership, medicine and more, David will share insights into some of his specialisms which include values, culture and development of high performance environments.

James Worrall, CEO, Leaders: “At Leaders we bring together the best of the best to learn from one another by sharing experiences, knowledge and ideas. David will provide the audience with a fantastic glimpse into what it takes to prepare an athlete’s mindset for elite performance and we very much look forward to joining him at his new ground for the event.”

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