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Hamish Munro
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Professional Coach
Name of School, Team or Business
FAST Sport Performance
Job Title
Strength & Conditioning Coach
Current Job Description
FAST Sports Performance (Dubai – UAE) (October 2014 – Present)
Strength & Conditioning Coach
At present working for FAST Sports Performance in Dubai embarking on a project similar to EXOS (Sports, Military and Public) throughout the Arab Emirates, currently involved with local teams, schools and academies.
Past Job Experience
Creating Athletes (August 2012 – September 2014)
Lead ‘Multisport’ Strength & Conditioning Coach
In my role with Creating Athletes I worked with a variety of young sports scholars at Culford Preparatory school. I designed and implemented physical programmes with junior international tennis, rugby and swim athletes (Consultant whilst in China).

Qinghai Senke Football Club (China) (January 2013 – October 2013)
Head of Sport Science
In my role with Qinghai Senke FC I was responsible for the physical programme design and implementation throughout the squad. Responsibilities also included nutritional programme design, training feedback to technical staff and on-going player education.

Peterborough United Football Club (June 2012-January 2013)
First Team Strength & Conditioning Coach (Intern)
Designing and implementing Strength and Conditioning programmes throughout the first team squad, special emphasis on aiding players during late stage rehabilitation; Short term internship due to paid opportunity becoming available.

Norwich City Football Club (September 2011 – May 2012)
Academy Sport Scientist (Intern)
Working with the clubs sport scientists to observe and deliver sessions to the academy age groups gaining experience developing young footballers in conjunction with LTAD, granted opportunity to lead sessions to U12-U16 throughout internship.

London Scottish Rugby Football Club (July 2011 – May 2012)
Academy Lead Strength & Conditioning Coach
Overseeing the long term athletic development of the academy rugby squad during the pre and in-season periods, implementing periodised programmes including strength and power, conditioning and rehabilitation protocols.
2014 - Present: National Strength & Conditioning Association
• Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS)

2013 - 2014: University of Bedfordshire - PGCert Sport Performance
• Modules Included:
- Exercise Prescription
- Performance Analysis
- Strength & Conditioning
- Performance Coaching
- Sport Science Support
- Exercise Testing

2009 - 2012: St Mary’s University College - BSc Strength & Conditioning Science
• Modules Included:
- Anatomy & Physiology
- Programme Design
- Dysfunctional Athletes
- Biomechanics
- Athlete Monitoring
- Olympic Weightlifting.

2008 - 2009: College of West Anglia - Fitness Courses
• Awards Included:
- CYQ Gym Instructor
- CYQ Circuit Training
- CYQ Health related exercise for children
- NVQ Instructing Fitness.
Job Status
I am seeking a new job

About Me

Young coach currently seeking opportunities in the USA with a strong philosophy that encompasses movement coaching, prehab whilst not ignoring strength and power phases. Manipulated anaerobic drills to induce enhanced aerobic gains to name a few thus to develop the most efficient athlete. Wants to be one of the young strength & conditioning coaches to enhance and educate athletes knowledge and physical well-being.

Thus far through varied educational and employment based experiences I have acquired in depth knowledge of:

- Olympic Lifting coaching
- Biomechanical Principles
- Movement analysis screening
- Prehab and Injury Prevention techniques
- Plyometric and Power based training principles
- Strongman training techniques
- Cardiovascular endurance training methods
- Speed Agility techniques
- Various core training techniques
- Self Myofascial Release techniques
- Anatomy & Physiology knowledge
- Periodised programme design, linear & undulating
- Needs analysis


Coaching Style, Motivation, Sense of Humour, Reliability, Determination

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