Title: Supporting Champions
Theme: Leading the transformation of teams from good to record-setting excellence.
Key message: “What could be the smallest change that could make the biggest difference to your team?”
Best suited for: Business owners, CEOs, Team Leaders, Managers, Directors, Partners
Background: The London 2012 Olympic Games were a monumental achievement for sport in the UK with a record-breaking medal haul. Beating the medal haul of a home games is something that had never been done before by any country in the world in the history of the Olympics. But against all odds they achieved it, in a feat which shook the sporting world. Behind this headline the overall task of co-ordinating and achieving the science behind this unique and seemingly impossible task was led by Steve Ingham. In this entertaining, informative and inspirational speech Steve shares the never-before story of the demands on elite athletes, the focus on developing high performance teams and how he and his team made the impossible happen.
Virtual Speeches: Steve has been inspiring teams through virtual conferences long before COVID struck!
MORE ABOUT STEVE
"I'm currently delivering speeches to corporate, conference keynote and education, with clients including Google, Elastic, Ernst & Young, Sky Broadcasting, Phillips, AT Kearney, sharing the insights gained from spending the last 25 years applying science to the pursuit of high performance.
Before setting up Supporting Champions I was the Director of Science at the British Olympic Association and English Institute of Sport, leading a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB.
I've supported over 1000 athletes, of which over 200 have achieved World or Olympic medal success, including some of the world’s greatest athletes such as Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave and James Cracknell and advise some of the top business executives on individual and team performance.
I wrote about many of my experiences supporting these great athletes in one of my books ‘How to Support a Champion: The art of applying science to the elite athlete’, highlighting the need for us all to learn and adapt to reach our maximum potential."