“Sport has the power to change the world, it has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does.
It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down barriers”
37: Lucy Moore – Head of Professional Workforce at Sport England, Trustee at Activity Alliance, PhD student with The Open University.
School Sports Coordinator to Sports Policy maker and talent development coach. The very authentic and heart-warming story of the highs and lows of the journey Lucy has been on. Dealing with the labels attributed to her all the way through to how her prev…
36: Steve McCormack – Head of Welfare at Rugby League Cares and former Head coach of the Scotland Rugby League team
From a young Wigan lad to the longest standing Rugby League Head Coach for Scotland attending 3 world cups. He has travelled the world, worked at a number of clubs and has found that humour, hard work and remaining humble are key.It is such a great conv…
35: Dr Cath Bishop – Author of The Long Win, business coach, medal winning Olympic rower and former diplomat
From being categorised as ‘not a sporty child’ to winning and Olympic medal and authoring a best selling book on winning. What and incredible insight and experience!Dr Cath Bishop is an Olympian, former diplomat, business coach and author. She competed…
34: Kevin Sinfield MBE – Director of Rugby at Leeds Rhinos and marathon fundraiser for MND Association.
Kevin Sinfield needs little introduction. Captained Great Britain at RL, played both codes of Rugby, SPOTY runner up and most recently has raised a huge amount of money for the MND association in support of his close friend Rob Burrow who is suffering fr…
33: Chris Ratcliffe – CEO Boccia England and previously represented GB in the 1985 Deaflympics (Water Polo) and Wales Deaf Rugby
Chris shares his experience in life and sport growing up as a deaf person trying to ‘fit in’ and learning that the realisation that every one of us is differentChris really brings to life what it has been like living with and overcoming adversity. Being…
32: John Blain – Former Yorkshire, Northamptonshire & Scotland Cricketer and now Director of Cricket at The Grange C.C. in Edinburgh.
A very candid view of what High Performance is to him and what he needed to survive. As expected, John was open and honest about his journey through sport touching on some of the highs, the lows and controversies he was involved in. A constant was John a…
31: Prof. Damian Hughes – Co-host High Performance Podcast, international speaker and best-selling author
The Story behind the person asking the High-Performance questions…Get a real insight into the influence his father played on his journey through sport and why he now does what he does and the many lessons he has learnt along the way to living a high per…
A quick review of the first 3 series of the Sport Stories Podcast. 30 fantastic episodes with a range of individuals involved in sport. I share my 10 key reflections and some of the things that most resonated with me!
If you want to be the best coach (or person!) you can be, perform at the highest level, achieve success following success or build a performance culture then this is definitely a listen for you.
“Everything I have ever been through helped me with my resilience – My accident taught me that I have just got to keep failing”
The shy girl taking risks, traveling and working around the world, working in loads of different contexts, really understanding and working with some brilliant people right through to overcoming a brain injury (and a horrific accident) and managing energy were all covered.
About Sport Stories
Want to be the best version of yourself? Looking for some ideas, inspiration and engaging content to help you? Love listening to content related to sport?
We have some great insights into the lives of some high-profile sports individuals as well as inspirational stories from other athletes, players, coaches, administrators and even parents who have had amazing experiences in sport. They ALL have a story to tell. Our passion is to bring you – the listener – sport related stories that hopefully you will find some connection with.
Use the books, tips and stories given to really help you become the best version of yourself and maximise and enjoy whatever you do both in sport and out. Hopefully our passion and purpose comes across. We really believe that sport can be a catalyst to inspire individuals and communities to grow, develop and make a difference.
If you believe this then you are in the right place and we would love you to become part of our community.