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Kevin Watson

Strength and Conditioning

High Performance Coach

 S & C Tutoring Experience

  • Head S&C Coach at Glasgow School of Sport for 15 years - responsible for the overall development of S&C services to 5 sports, sport education curriculum and voluntary S&C coach programme
  • Help coach over 300 Glasgow School of Sport athletes to represent Scotland on over 1000 ocassions
  • Consultant S&C Coach to several NGB's, univerisities and professional sports over the last 15 years
  • Sport Scotland Sport Educator on the Coach Connect workshop series
  • Sport educator/tutor to several NGB's, univeristies and professional sports team over the last 15 years delivering on multiple topics related to S&C, sport science and sports first aid/first aid at work
  • Sports massage therapist to several individual athletes and sports organsisations over the past 5 years

Qualifications and Awards

  • Accredited Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASSC) with the UK Strength and Conditioning Association (UKSCA)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach with Distinction (RSCC*D) with the NSCA
  • Level 2 Olympic Weightlifting Coach
  • Winner of the USKCA's Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Award for Youth Sport in 2013
  • Qualified Sports Massage Therapist
  • Accrediated tutor with 1st4sport to deliver S&C, fitness industry and weighlifting qualifications
  • Accredited first aid at work tutor
  • Qualified assessor and verifier
  • 1st class BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercises Science
  • PGDip in Strength and Conditioning
  • Currently completing MSc in Sports Coaching

Personal and Sporting success

  • 1999 Commonwealth Rowing Championships silver medalist in quadruple sculls event
  • 4 x British Junior Champion in single sculls
  • British Senior Rowing Championships bronze medialist in single sculls
  • Multiple Scottish Rowing Championship titles
  • Represented both Scotland and Great Britain in rowing
  • 2016 British Master's Weightlifting Championships 4th place
  • 2015 Scottish Senior Indoor Rowing Champion over 500m
  • 2015 Scottish Indoor Rowing Champion over 500m in 30-39 masters category