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  • Writer's pictureRon McKeefery

IGCT Episode #190: Dave Hembrough - "Untangle The Puzzle"


Dave Hembrough is a sport science officer and the lead S&C coach at The Centre for Sport and Exercises Science (CSES), Sheffield Hallam University in the UK. He is also is the Lead S&C coach for England Volleyball and the head coach of Hallam Barbell Weightlifting Club. Dave has coached across various sports at different levels from grassroots to high performance over the last 15 years. This includes taking the GB Women's volleyball team to the 2012 Olympics, supporting athletes who won 5 Medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in diving and table tennis and supporting world champions in boxing and downhill mountain biking. Dave leads a successful consultancy and internship programme at Sheffield Hallam University and supports developing coaches across a number of community ventures as well as in performance focused sports. Dave is values driven, positive and future focused. He believes that as coaches we have the responsibility to leave a lasting positive impression in the space that we briefly occupy.


In This Episode We Discuss:

  • What experience in his journey impacted him the most, and Why.

  • Biggest mistake he has made and how he learned from it.

  • How he started and runs his Performance Consultancy Program.

  • How he uses Strong Saturday and other programs to make a lifelong impact.

  • The opportunity that exists with training "youth" athletes.

  • Best piece of coaching advice he has ever received.

  • His favorite quote, Book/App/Website recommendation.

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