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Series 2, Ep. 4 - Team Manager (Part 1)
Whether it's re-arranging slightly awkward room-sharing scenarios, running the subs bench or making sure all the players are back on the field after half-time, there's seemingly no end to the list of jobs a team manager undertakes.Joining us for the first episode in a two-part special is GB men's team manager Andy Halliday as, alongside George Pinner and Adam Dixon, he recalls just some of favourite his memories from 15 years in the role.With a mixture of hilarious tales combined with some truly touching testimonies from George and Adam about how important Andy is to the team, this is an episode you really won't want to miss.
Series 2, Ep. 3 - Goalkeeping Coach
Joining us on #InsideTheCircle: The Podcast this week are England & GB goalkeepers Amy Tennant and Harry Gibson alongside GB's National Goalkeeping Lead Coach Mark 'Hicko' Hickman.Having been appointed in 2019, Harry and Amy discuss what it's been like having a full-time goalkeeping coach and the impact he's had on them. There are also stories of Hicko's unusual first meeting with Amy, why the 2004 Olympic champion never compares himself to current goalkeepers, mastering the art of communication and much more.
Series 2, Ep. 2 - Performance Lifestyle Adviser
This week's episode of #InsideTheCircle: The Podcast sees GB's Hollie Pearne-Webb and Ollie Willars joined by Emma Mitchell to discuss the role of a Performance Lifestyle Adviser.From helping athletes develop skillsets outside of hockey to finding employment alongside playing the sport professionally and helping them transition out of the game, find out about Emma's crucial work and how it impacts on the players both on and off the pitch.
Series 2, Ep. 1 - Psychologists
#InsideTheCircle: The Podcast - brought to you in conjunction with Vitality - is back for a second season!Over the next five week's we'll be taking an in-depth look into the relationships between GB's athletes and some of the backroom support staff, uncovering the great work they do and how they help make each player the best person they can be on and off the pitch.In our opening episode, Liam Sanford and Brendan Creed are joined by performance psychologists Katie Warriner and Tim Pitt.
Series 1, Ep. 11 - Hockey's History Makers
Exactly four years on from their incredible triumph at the Rio 2016 Olympics, Georgie Twigg & Nicola White join guest presenter Emily Defroand to look back on those memorable two weeks. Discover how they nearly missed one match due to the bus taking a wrong turning, why Georgie's mum nearly got into a fight in the stands & the moment they knew they were going to win gold.
Series 1, Ep. 10 - A Pretty Cool, Once In A Lifetime Event (Part 2)
Ellie Rayer & Giselle Ansley join us once again to complete our look back at the 2018 Vitality Hockey Women's World Cup. This time round they discuss stepping out in front of 10,000 fans for the first time, celebrating milestones & go through each of the games England played at the tournament.