Head of Sport Science at Bolton Arena
Howard is the Head of Sport Science at Bolton Arena Regional Performance Development Centre, leading a multi-disciplinary team of strength and conditioning coaches, physiotherapists, as well as sports nutrition and psychology support. Howard has been involved with physical development team at Bolton since 2009. This experience includes working with players across various levels including; national and international juniors, ATP and WTA professionals including former world number one Ana Invanovic.
He is an Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach, Certified Tennis Performance Specialist, and a Ba in Sports Coaching, prior to coaching he served six years in the Royal Marines Commandos. His philosophy is to use his professional knowledge and varied personal experience, to run a holistic tennis-athlete development program, with the main goals of reducing the risk of injury and improving on-court performance. He is also passionate about the development and education of coaches, having experience of presenting on his training methodologies across the world at coaches conferences
Building athletic skills is key to create great little players and this presentation looks at two core aspects of these fundamentals. With practical exercises for young children around balance and agility this excerpt from Howard’s Supermovers program will show you have to improve locomotive skills around acceleration and deceleration. View