The Female Lead: The evolution of athlete and coach development in women’s sport




One of the primary motivations for this Performance Special Report, which is brought to you by our Main Partners Keiser, is to address the issues that affect female individuals within high performance sport, because they have been neglected for far too long. There are numerous issues – far too many to address in this report – but the Leaders content team took it upon themselves to shine a light on some of the admirable work being done for female athletes and coaches across the globe.

Complete this form to access your free copy of this Special Report, to discover the untapped potential that lies across girls’ and women’s sport, from the grassroots through to the elite level, and the individuals working to unlock that potential.


University College London

Georgie Bruinvels

Honorary Senior Research Fellow

Australian Institute of Sport

Michelle De Highden

High Performance Coach Development Senior Lead

Northern Diamonds and Manchester Originals

Phoebe Graham

Professional Cricket Player

English Institute of Sport

Ros Cooke

Physiotherapist and Clinical Fellow

Stacy Sims

Female Athlete Performance Physiologist

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