The Dair Podcast

The Dair Podcast

Sporting tales of struggle, pain and triumph from the horses’ mouth (without the horse).

Playlist

Podcast: An Interview with Marieanne Spacey Cale

Marieanne Spacey MBE; one of England's most decorated footballers who is now responsible for coach and player development at the English FA. Hers is a genuinely fascinating story - how many people do you know who fulfilled a goal, made at age three, to play International football?!

Podcast: An Interview with Mark Ellison – Part 2

Mark Ellison knows food. Do you? Before you pop that next multivitamin, listen to the nutritionist who advises Anthony Joshua and Man Utd.

Podcast: An Interview with Dean Ryan

Dean Ryan; the ex-England International player, Premiership Coach and SKY pundit is now the RFU's Head of International Performance tasked with developing the next generation of players capable of lifting a World Cup.

Podcast: An Interview with Mark Ellison – Part 1

We all eat. And we all have our relationship with food. What we eat, how much we eat and when we eat shapes our days and ultimately ourselves. Mark Ellison (although he wouldn’t describe himself like this) is the ultimate food relationship counsellor. The nutritionist whose clients include Manchester United and Anthony Joshua.

Podcast: An Interview with Gordon Lord

Coach Me Better: For those on the inside of sport, softly spoken and unassuming, Gordon Lord is considered as one of the most influential coach educators on the planet. Here, in a rare interview, he shares with Giles some of the experiences and relationships that have helped shape his philosophy.

Podcast: An Interview with Laura Massaro

UK Squash No.1 and 2013 World Champion Laura Massaro, renowned for her brand of physical and mental toughness, opens up about the challenges of making it to and staying at the top of her sport. She discusses her drive, discipline and clarity of vision and her steps to creating a competitive advantage that required sacrifice in her personal and professional life.

Podcast: An Interview with Toni Minichiello – Part Two

He helped Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill from young hopeful to Olympic Gold. In the process be transformed himself from a Job Centre adviser to world class coach, put together an unrivalled support team and refused to bend to Governing Body instruction when he felt it wasn't in his athletes' best interest. In this interview with Giles he talks openly about his views on what is wrong at the heart of sport in the UK.

Podcast: An Interview with Dr Dave Alred MBE

Giles quizzes Dr. Dave Alred MBE, one of the world's best coaches and a man labelled 'a genius' by rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson, about how to perform under pressure, the importance of facing your fears and why Pantomimes can change your life.

Podcast: An Interview with Denis Betts

Giles is joined by Rugby League legend Denis Betts looking back on his career and forward to the 2017 World Cup. Denis shares some of his experiences and philosophies developed from 30 years in elite sport.

Podcast: An Interview with Toni Minichiello – Part One

After saying goodbye to Jessica Ennis-Hill after the Rio Olympics Toni reflects on his coaching life to date and the challenges of reframing himself and his own career.

Playlist

Podcast: How to Survive Under Pressure, Dr Dave Alred MBE

Want to learn how to survive under pressure? Dr. Dave Alred gives Giles a 30 minute clinic on how to not only survive but thrive when the heat is on.

Podcast: An Interview with Marieanne Spacey Cale

Marieanne Spacey MBE; one of England's most decorated footballers who is now responsible for coach and player development at the English FA. Hers is a genuinely fascinating story - how many people do you know who fulfilled a goal, made at age three, to play International football?!

Podcast: An Interview with Mark Ellison – Part 2

Mark Ellison knows food. Do you? Before you pop that next multivitamin, listen to the nutritionist who advises Anthony Joshua and Man Utd.

Podcast: An Interview with Dean Ryan

Dean Ryan; the ex-England International player, Premiership Coach and SKY pundit is now the RFU's Head of International Performance tasked with developing the next generation of players capable of lifting a World Cup.

Podcast: An Interview with Mark Ellison – Part 1

We all eat. And we all have our relationship with food. What we eat, how much we eat and when we eat shapes our days and ultimately ourselves. Mark Ellison (although he wouldn’t describe himself like this) is the ultimate food relationship counsellor. The nutritionist whose clients include Manchester United and Anthony Joshua.

Podcast: An Interview with Gordon Lord

Coach Me Better: For those on the inside of sport, softly spoken and unassuming, Gordon Lord is considered as one of the most influential coach educators on the planet. Here, in a rare interview, he shares with Giles some of the experiences and relationships that have helped shape his philosophy.

Podcast: An Interview with Laura Massaro

UK Squash No.1 and 2013 World Champion Laura Massaro, renowned for her brand of physical and mental toughness, opens up about the challenges of making it to and staying at the top of her sport. She discusses her drive, discipline and clarity of vision and her steps to creating a competitive advantage that required sacrifice in her personal and professional life.

Podcast: An Interview with Toni Minichiello – Part Two

He helped Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill from young hopeful to Olympic Gold. In the process be transformed himself from a Job Centre adviser to world class coach, put together an unrivalled support team and refused to bend to Governing Body instruction when he felt it wasn't in his athletes' best interest. In this interview with Giles he talks openly about his views on what is wrong at the heart of sport in the UK.

Podcast: An Interview with Dr Dave Alred MBE

Giles quizzes Dr. Dave Alred MBE, one of the world's best coaches and a man labelled 'a genius' by rugby legend Jonny Wilkinson, about how to perform under pressure, the importance of facing your fears and why Pantomimes can change your life.

Podcast: An Interview with Denis Betts

Giles is joined by Rugby League legend Denis Betts looking back on his career and forward to the 2017 World Cup. Denis shares some of his experiences and philosophies developed from 30 years in elite sport.

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