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Charles van Commenee

Charles van Commenee

The mastermind behind the most successful night in GB Athletics history, Charles Van Commenee, the current Head Coach of Dutch Athletics is an invaluable resource for his thoughts on coaching and high-performance culture. A straightforward and challenging leader, Charles communicates a clear and compelling vision for his athletes, which translates perfectly into organizations across the world.

Charles Van Commenee is the former Head Coach of UK Athletics and one of the most respected coaches in the world. Dubbed the ‘Volcano’, the disciplinarian Dutchman was fundamental in the development of Olympic stars Mo Farah and Jessica Ennis as well as the strategy that led to ‘Super Saturday’ at London 2012.

Since leaving his post with UK Athletics in December 2012, Charles has been appointed as the Head Coach for Dutch Athletics and been in high demand amongst global brands and corporate businesses. Charles draws on the precise methods he has implemented whilst working within elite sport and that are required for a team to perform at the very highest level.

One of the world’s leading experts on Performance Management, the cornerstone of Charles’ approach is accountability. Perfect for senior leadership populations, his 5 step model to effective coaching performance offers delegates simple strategies and ideas that can be easily implemented in the corporate arena.

Charles is now back in his home country as the performance manager on The Netherlands National Olympic Committee.

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Charles was brilliant, totally on-point and flexed his talk to be very relevant to our organisation. It was clear that he had really prepped for us which made it particularly impactful. Nothing but fantastic feedback from all participants, including our CEO.  We would highly recommend Charles for future engagements.

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  • Price Range:

    £5,001 - £9,999

    Price based on UK delivery

  • Categories:

    Business, Health & Wellbeing, Olympic, Sport

  • Topics:

    Coaching, Cultural Change, Goal Setting, High Performing Teams, Leadership, Mindset, Planning & Preparation, Resilience, Teamwork

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