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The current speaker line-up for the event includes the likes of 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; John Longmire, Head Coach, Sydney Swans; Raymond Blanc, two star Michelin Chef at 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, with many more yet to be revealed for the international event.
Responsible for all aspects of the team’s operation, Stephen first joined the RYA Olympic programme in 1997 and, since then, has helped lead the squad to numerous Olympic medals – with the team taking home five Olympic medals for the fourth year in a row at the London 2012 Games. Stephen’s duties are wide-ranging; he works directly with the sailors, coaches and support staff, and also oversees anything from sponsorship contracts to branding guidelines.
As he becomes the latest speaker to be revealed for the Sport Performance Summit, Stephen will be joined at the London event by 600 other leading sports performance professionals from all over the globe. Bringing together people from a host of different sports over the course of two days, the Summit serves as an important date in the calendar for any elite sports performance practitioner, with exclusive insights and unrivalled learning and networking opportunities on offer for all in attendance.
James Worrall, CEO, Leaders commented: “Sailing is a complex and strategic sport that depends heavily on technology. We look forward to welcoming Stephen to the Leaders stage as he discusses the advances in technology that are making sailing more competitive than ever.”
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