Running Coach & Sports Physiology
Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in Sports and Health Science, specialising in endurance physiology
Available in online & UK
Ben holds both Bachelor's and Master’s degrees in Sports and Health Science, specialising in endurance physiology. He has conducted physiological testing and coached a wide range of athletes at all levels, including England vested athletes and those that have represented Great Britain at international competition. In addition to his background in sports and health physiology, Ben’s coaching experience spans over 25 years from when he started out as a junior gymnastics coach under Paul Hall, lead coach to Louis Smith. Outside of his private coaching Ben has spent the last 10+ years as a volunteer endurance and speed endurance coach at North Devon Athletics Club.
Over the years Ben has built a strong reputation as an endurance and ultra-running coach, and as a ‘go to’ sports physiologist in the South West. Having coached and mentored through a variety of sports and in the business management environment, he has also regularly presented at England Athletics seminars, workshops and conferences, on the subjects of; endurance performance, physiology, strength & conditioning, running mechanics, and coaching theory. Ben is regularly requested by schools, colleges, universities, and private clubs to deliver content on coaching and sports science.
As a dedicated athlete-centred coach, Ben works with a wide range of athletes and clients both in the UK and overseas. His track record of improving athletes in their performance speaks for itself and he comes highly recommended for all aspects of athlete development and injury rehabilitation. In 2019 Ben has been engaged by Inspired Schools to deliver their Inspired Paygrounds primary school children's physical activity initiative into schools across England and Wales, which to date has seen him successfully deliver into over 30 primary schools.