Orreco provides world-class analytics for world-class athletes and sports teams. Its Optmized podcast brings you cutting-edge insight straight from the frontlines of elite sports performance, where biomarkers and analytics meets the limitless possibilities of AI and machine learning.
EP10 Supporting World Class Women – Dawn Scott
As an elite physical performance coach, Dawn Scott was described as the ‘secret weapon’ who helped the US Women’s Soccer team win two World Cups and Olympic Gold. The proud Tyneside woman also served England and the Lionesses for more than 10 years in two different stints and is now working with FIFA and UEFA on a range of projects. In this exclusive chat with Orreco’s Marc Cleary, Dawn chat’s about her career and many golden moments.
Ep09 Padraig Harrington Exclusive
His ‘Ryders on the Storm’ are set for battle at Whistling Straits in Wisconsin from September 24-26. To mark his captaincy of Europe’s Ryder Cup team, we are delighted to bring you an exclusive chat with Irish golfing legend Padraig Harrington as he talks to Orreco sports scientist Marc Cleary about mindset, preparation, performance and how he himself has often dug deep to find the winning edge in a glittering career. An unmissable episode!
EP08 - Presidential Performance
In this episode, Marc Cleary and Dr Georgie Bruinvels are joined by WNBA Champion, 6 X All-Star, President of the WNBA Players Association and Orreco client Nneka Ogwumike. Nneka outlines the essential qualities of her high performing lifestyle and her disciplined approach towards optimising her performance through nutrition, learning, work ethic and leadership. She also shed’s light on the demands and issues female athletes face and her role in influencing the landscape of female sport.
EP07 - Games and Goals
In this episode, we are delighted to be joined by Dr. Paul Catterson, club doctor for English Premier League side and long-standing Orreco client, Newcastle United FC. The vastly experienced medic chats with Orreco sports scientist Marc Cleary about the secrets of performance and training loads. Paul also sheds light on the everyday issues that he and the players face, as part of the world’s most exciting professional football league.
EP06 - Pete Cowen Exclusive
Yorkshireman Pete Cowen has been involved in professional golf for more than 40 years - first as a player and then as a coach. His methods have shaped the careers of the best players in Europe and the US, making him one of the most sought-after coaches on the planet. In this exclusive episode of ‘Optimized’, Pete gives Orreco’s Colin Morrissey a rare but fascinating insight into his approach and work with some of the sports’ biggest stars.
EP05 - From Athletes to Astronauts
In this episode, Orreco sports scientist Marc Cleary orbits the world of immunology in a fascinating chat with Orreco’s lead Immunologist, Dr. Forrest Baker. The pair discuss how the demands of elite sport such as air travel, hotels and isolation can take their toll. Forrest says the physical stress is comparable to the stress demands placed upon Astronauts – and explains what athletes can do about it.