An authority on high performance sports, Dan Hunt is revered in his role as the Performance Director of GB Snowsport. Having previously worked with the Great British Women’s Endurance Cycling Team and the Sky Pro-Cycling Team, Dan has ensured that some of the country’s most prolific athletes have been able to achieve high performance. Having never ridden a single lap of a velodrome when taking on his roles as a cycling coach, Dan has crafted his expertise in optimal performance through careful research and study. If you are looking for a dedicated high performance coach to speak at your next event, look no further than Dan Hunt.
Educated with an MSc in Exercise Science, Dan began his career working as an Assistant Sports Scientist for the University of Bath. Forging his expertise in how athletes maintain high performance, Dan was later recruited as the Senior Physiologist at the National Institute of Sport. Developing his skills in motivating athletes to have drive, determination, perseverance and endurance, Dan was sought after to take on the role of Coach of the Great Britain Women’s Endurance Cycling Team. Under his careful watch, Dan taught the team how to achieve high performance in cycling, allowing them to perform optimally at the Olympics and achieve four medals and medal every World Championship event in 2009.
Since then, Dan has also been the Senior National Endurance Coach for Great Britain’s Men’s Track Endurance Team, a pivotal figure in helping the team to secure some of their biggest victories to date. He has also worked as the Race Coach of the Sky Pro-Cycling Team and as the Sports Director for Team Sky, yet again pioneering performance coaching across the sport of cycling and helping to create some of the biggest cycling stars in history. Now, Dan is working as the Performance Director of GB Snowsport, pioneering high performance coaching to ensure that Team GB succeeds at the Winter Olympics and Paralympics.
A revered performance coach, Dan is now highly sought after as a high performance speaker for both sporting and corporate events. When hired as a speaker, Dan details how he led Team GB cyclists to success with his detailed understanding of how to achieve high performance and create high performance cultures. Covering topics of parallels between high performance sport and business, making the right decisions to win, going for gold and motivation, Dan helps clients to understand what they must do to prioritise optimal performance. If you are looking for a high performance coach with a track record of success, look no further than Dan Hunt.
Dan Hunt is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:
“Would recommend Dan very highly, fantastic feedback for the session and want him back again. He delivered a quality session, exactly what we wanted.”