Athletic Evolution, Owen Southgate

Ask the Expert: Owen Southgate (NYFA Sweden)

Owen Southgate is the Founder and Coach Mentor Coordinator at NYFA Sweden, previously coaching for Queens Park Rangers FC, Ipswich Town FC and St Albans City, as well as a Tutor and Mentor for the Bedfordshire and Middlesex Football Association. 1)What has led you into youth sport? I have incredible memories through playing sport, so it was a no brainer to try and pass it on. I also recognised that sport still has a continued role in supporting my development as a person overall and that I can, via the articulation of these personal and professional experiences (through coaching), help others to...

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Athletic Evolution, Owen Southgate

11 Reasons kids play sport (245 Raising the Bar Podcast)

In Episode 2 of the 245 – Raising the Bar Podcast produced by NYFA, I sat down with Gabriel Ekbeck, Owen Southgate, Karl Lundén and Helder Brito to discuss present and the top 11 reasons kids play sports, a list based on a research made by Amanda J. Visek, PhD, available here. You can listen to the full interview via the link here: Episode 2: Top 11 Reasons why kids play sport We hope you enjoy listening to the Episode! For more great content like this, follow us on Facebook! Are you a grassroots youth sport coach or PE teacher who wants...

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Athletic Evolution, Owen Southgate

245 Raising the Bar Podcast

On my first trip to Sweden to visit NYFA, we sat down to record a few episodes on their brand new podcast “245 – Raising the Bar“. In this episode, I sat down with Gabriel Ekbeck to discuss: My role within Scottish Rugby What Athletic Evolution is all about The paradox of resources and coaching expertise in grassroots vs elite sport What Athletic Evolution is doing to tackle the issue. You can listen to the full interview via the link here: Episode 4 Meeting Rob Anderson from Athletic Evolution We hope you enjoy listening to the Episode! For more great content like this, follow us on Facebook! Are...

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