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Home Glasgow School of Sport Meet our staff

John McEwan

Assistant High Performance Strength and Conditioning Coach

S & C Experience

  • Assistant S&C Coach at Glasgow School of Sport for 8 years
  • Lead S&C Coach at Glasgow School of Sport for the badminton and athletics programmes
  • Involed in S&C/ Olympic Weightlifting for 30 years
  • Help coach over 300 Glasgow School of Sport athletes to represent Scotland on over 1000 ocassions

Qualifications and Awards

  • Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASSC) with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)
  • Level 2 Olympic Weightlifting Coach
  • Winner of the USKCA's Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award for Developmental Sport in 2013

Personal Sporting success

  • 8th in 1990 Commonwealth Games in Olympoic Weightlifting
  • 4th in 1994 Commonwealth Games in Olympic Weightlifting
  • 12 Scottish Olympic Weightlifting titles
  • Holds Scottish records in 75 and 82.5kg body weight classes in the snatch (set in 1990)
  • Bronze medialist in European Masters Olympic Weightlifting Championships in 2013
  • 5th at World Masters Olympic Weightlifting Championships in 2008