Meet The Athletes

Welcome to Athletes Corner! Here we are proud to boast that we have teamed up with over 20 elite athletes, all from different backgrounds and each with an interest, insight and passion for sport psychology. The athletes will be sharing their unique experiences of how psychology has influenced their performance, in the form of podcasts, articles and video interviews.

Adam Campbell

Adam Campbell

I'm a professional footballer for Newcastle United and have been on loan at Carlisle United, St Mirren, Fleetwood Town, Hartlepool United and Gateshead.

Beth Bingham

Beth Bingham

Welsh hockey player. Commonwealth athlete. First year sport and exercise science student studying at Loughborough University

Caroline Weir

Caroline Weir

Football player representing Scotland and Arsenal Ladies Football Club

Claire Hamilton

Claire Hamilton

Curler-turned-cyclist, occasionally a pharmacist. World Champion 2013 & Olympic Bronze medallist Sochi 2014

David Murdoch

David Murdoch

Olympic Silver Medallist. 2x World Champion, 3x European Champion and Olympian

Emma Vickers

Emma Vickers

PhD Sport Psychology student (Athlete Career Transitions). England table tennis player.

Jamie Peacock MBE

Jamie Peacock MBE

Professional Rugby League Player, Bradford Bulls, Leeds Rhinos, Ex Great Britain & England Captain

John Jackson

John Jackson

2010 & 2014 Winter Olympian. GB1 Bobsleigh Pilot. World Cup & European Championship Medalist. Royal Marines Commando PTI.

Laura Innes

Laura Innes

Goal keeper for GB handball, London 2012 squad. playing for LK Zug,switzerland. Goalie of the year in SPL 2012/13 and 2013/14 :) Swiss Champions & Cup winners!

Lennie Waite

Lennie Waite

I am professional GB steeplechaser and psychology PhD who is passionate about helping younger athletes reach their full potential by helping them work on the mental aspects of performance

Libby Mitchell

Libby Mitchell

Student at Swansea University - Sports Science BSc. GB Swimmer at Swansea Performance Centre

Lisa Kearney

Lisa Kearney

2012 London Olympics, 2014 Commonwealth Medallist. Full time judo in Edinburgh & Heriot-Watt Uni

Paul Robinson

Paul Robinson

Football Player and Captain of Birmingham City Football Club

Sarah Barrow

Sarah Barrow

British Olympic platform diver. 2012 Olympian. Current Individual European 10m Champion, 2012 Synchro European Champion, Commonwealth Silver medallist, World Bronze medallist, Multiple World Series medallist, Multiple Grand Prix medallist, 12 time British Champion

Sarah Holt

Sarah Holt

GB Athlete (hammer throw) - Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games 4th Place / Sports Business Coordinator Loughborough Sport

Sean Doherty

Sean Doherty

Scottish table tennis player from Glasgow. Currently studying Applied Sports Science at the University of Edinburgh

Sian Harkin

Sian Harkin

Commonwealth Games 50m freestyle finalist. Scottish National record holder for 50m butterfly. 3rd year psychology student studying at Stirling University.

Yael Averbuch

Yael Averbuch

Professional soccer player for F.C. Kansas City, originally from Upper Montclair, NJ. I have played for every level of the U.S. Youth National Teams and 26 times for the Women's National Team