May 15, 2023
I’m delighted to speak with Dr Robin Taylor and Dr Jamie Taylor in this episode.
Jamie is a senior coach developer at Grey Matters, a company specialising in performance enhancement and coaching development for individuals, sporting/cultural organisations and systems. Jamie is also Assistant Professor at Dublin City University working on their Performance programmes. He also coaches academy rugby union at Midlands Central academy.
Robin is an Assistant Professor in Elite Performance at Dublin City University. His research is focused on talent development and he is particularly interested in the holistic role family can play in the development of sporting talent. Robin is a Performance Centre Head Coach within the England Hockey Player Pathway and has worked closely with a range of NGBs and sports organisation supporting player and coach development, and parental engagement.
We discuss a brilliant paper Robin and Jamie have written alongside Dr Michael Ashford and Dr Rosie Collins entitled “Contemporary pedagogy? The use of theory in practice: An evidence-informed perspective”.