iSportconnect hosts successful Sports Performance Masterclass

April 26, 2016

iSportconnect and Elite Performance Partners staged an intriguing and successful Sports Performance Masterclass in London earlier today.

The Grange Wellington provided the setting for the event which attracted top quality delegates from sports brands and organisations with expertise in the subject.

Panelists at the event were expertly moderated by David Slemen from EPP while panelists included representatives from the The Premier League, cialis The FA, ed English Institute of Sport, UK Athletics, British Triathlon, Southampton F.C., Capacity Consulting and Coventry City F.C.

The event was divided into three main discussions with the panels changing to discuss each topic including:

– Talent Development

– Overcoming Adversity in an Olympic Year

– Creating a Sustainable Winning Environment


The talent and development discussion was held by Ged Roddy from the Premier League, Chris Earle from The FA and Mark Upton from the English Institute of Sport.

The discussion revolved around youth policies of the company and being encouraging yet making sure the best talent was chosen.


The second panel featured Neil Black, Performance Director of UK Athletics and Brendan Purcell, Performance Director of British Triathlon.

The conversation was focused on planning ahead and focusing on events that are further away in terms of talent development and performance reviews.


The final panel featured Les Reed, Executive Director at Southampton Football Club, Ged RoddyMark Evans, Director of Capacity ConsultingChris Anderson, Managing Director of Coventry City Football Club

They spoke at length about they have structured their organisations from the top down and developing as well as changing cultures within a sporting entity. 

It was an event with panel discussions as well as questions from the audience which included delegates from: Arsenal Football Club, Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, British Swimming, British & Irish Lions, Fulham Football Club, ECB, British Athletics, Leicester Tigers, Watford Football Club, The LTA, Sport England and many more.

The next iSportconnect event will be the Ticketing and Hospitality Masterclass taking place on the 19th May,

To register your interest in that event please contact Calum Watkins at

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