Rio 2016

Stuart McMillan – The Olympic Games experience

ALTIS Performance Director, Stuart McMillan takes centre stage in the fourth of our post-Rio interviews. In this Q&A, Stu shares unique experiences gained through coaching over 70 athletes to 9 Olympic Games - both summer and winter. Which Olympic Games have you coached at? I've coached actively at: Salt Lake City 2002, Torino 2006, Vancouver-Whistler 2010, London 2012, Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016. I also coached athletes...

Coach Pfaff on coaching at the Games

The second of our post-Rio series features Coach Pfaff. In this quick-fire Q&A, Dan reviews some of the challenges faced at the 2016 Olympic Games, and shares his solutions. Dan - thanks for joining us. How many athletes were you coaching in Rio?  I was directly responsible for 4 athletes: Greg Rutherford, Fabrice Lapierre, Christabel Nettey, and Yosiri Urrutia. I also consulted with 3...

Olympic Games – performance and pressure

Our post-Rio series of articles and interviews will blend experiences of the ALTIS athletes and coaches, with guest insights into themes relating to the Games. Kicking off this series is an interview with esteemed Coach, and friend of ALTIS  - Mike Hurst. Born in 1951, and raised in Sydney Australia, Mike is a Coach with over 35 years' experience in Track &...
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