Life near the edge - a career on high performing teams.

Andy Halliday


Region:
Anywhere
Type:
Professional
Fee:
Paid: £150 plus reasonable contribution to travelling expenses.
Category:
Life Skills
Updated:
30th August 2017
Tagged:
Coaching | Motivation | Personal Development | Sport

For Andy Halliday, the opportunity to manage the GB Men's Olympic hockey team in 2012 was the pinnacle of an enthralling journey. After a career spanning three decades policing London and balancing the demands of international sport, he is able to reflect on a wealth of experience at the sharp end of life.

Whether it is the crime frontline of eighties Britain or the fight against terrorism in the nineties, he has a story to tell. With such despair at the bombings of July 2005 contrasting the joys of July 2012, he has witnessed, first hand, the very worst and the very best of life in our capital city.

From playing, coaching and managing in International sport to working and instructing on high performing specialist police teams, he now draws on some incredible experiences and talks openly of life in an elite team environment. "You've got to experience the lows to enable the highs". Its not just about success, his story encapsulates joy, despair and pretty much everything in between.

However, he is a man who never forgets the grass roots of the sport he has enjoyed playing for nearly 50 years. He has invented his own sport of "extreme hockey dribbling" to raise funds for charity. He has dribbled the London Marathon, The 3 peaks and in June this year, dribbled 200 miles from Cardiff to London. He is an ambassador for disability hockey, hockey4heroes and is Director of hockey for the FRE Flyers, an incredible set of Newham youngsters who took up hockey as part of the legacy of the 2012 Olympics.

After many years of such rich experiences, Andy talks openly about his life working in two diverse areas of high performance. A natural communicator, whether it is motivational speaking, the secrets of high performance, resilience or decision making under pressure, he has a story to tell.

Andy uses powerpoint / video and can adjust the talk to suit specific needs. He normally talks for 1 hour including questions, but is happy to vary timings dependent on audience and circumstances.


About Andy Halliday

For Andy Halliday, the opportunity to manage the GB Men's Olympic hockey team in 2012 was the pinnacle of an enthralling journey. After a career spanning three decades policing London and balancing the demands of international sport, he is able to reflect on a wealth of experience at the sharp end of life.

Whether it is the crime frontline of eighties Britain or the fight against terrorism in the nineties, he has a story to tell. With such despair at the bombings of July 2005 contrasting the joys of July 2012, he has witnessed, first hand, the very worst and the very best of life in our capital city. From International sport to high performing specialist police teams, he now draws on some incredible experiences and talks openly of life in an elite team environment. "You've got to experience the lows to enable the highs". Its not just about success, his story encapsulates joy, despair and pretty much everything in between. andyhalliday.co.uk

However, he is a man who never forgets the grass roots of the sport he has enjoyed playing for nearly 50 years. He is back coaching at his former club, St Albans. An ambassador for disability hockey, hockey4heroes and the Director of hockey for the FRE Flyers, an incredible set of Newham youngsters who took up hockey as part of the legacy of the 2012 Olympics. Andy raises money for charity as an extreme hockey dribbler and continue in his role with the Great Britain hockey team. He has set his sights on the Tokyo Olympics 2020.

After many years of such rich experiences, Andy talks openly about his life working in two diverse areas of high performance. A natural communicator, whether it is motivational speaking, the secrets of high performance or decision making under pressure, he has a story to tell.


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