GAINcast Episode 80: Performance Team (with Peter Vint)

Peter Vint has worked around the world to bridge the gap between sports science and on field performance. The former Senior Director of Competitive Analysis, Research & Innovation at the United State Olympic Committee joins this week’s GAINcast to discuss how to develop a high performance team and create an environment where their work brings results.

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Highlights and Quotes

Vint brings more than 30 years of experience to his work. After earning a Ph.D. in biomechanics, he has spent a large portion of his career with the United States Olympic Committee, working in a variety of roles such as Director of High Performance and as Senior Sport Technologist. His last role with the USOC was as Senior Director of Competitive Analysis, Research & Innovation, where he focused on defining and monitoring international competitiveness for more than 100,000 senior elite athletes and teams competing in over 400 Summer and Winter Olympic events. More recently he has worked in soccer.

Throughout the episode we cover a variety of topics about how to best develop and effective high performance team such as what role the team plays, how it works with coaches, where do they look for gains, and how you can get the most out of the team.

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Further Reading

The following links were referenced in the podcast or provide some additional reading material on the topic: