Athletic Evolution

Kevin Mannion (Gloucester Rugby Academy): Building autonomy and giving something back

Kevin Mannion is the Academy Head of Performance at Gloucester Rugby.

In this episode Kevin discusses:

  • His Rugby League career.
  • How academy success is built of longevity of staff.
  • Making yourself redundant as a coach.
  • Being vulnerable enough to ask others for their expertise.
  • Involving parents in the academy journey.
  • Positively affecting parent/athlete conversations.
  • How Gloucester Rugby Academy is adapting to the Corona virus.
  • 5 pieces of coaching wisdom.

You can listen to the episode in full here.

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