*Current Asst. Director of Performance - Toronto Blue Jays
Former National Programme Manager for Athlete Development at Sport Scotland
Former Head of Human Performance at Rugby Football League
Clive joined the Toronto Blue Jays in Feb 2016 as the Asst Director of High Performance, arriving as a world recognized expert in high performance sports conditioning and applied sports science. A fellow of the UK Strength & conditioning Association, Clive is also a chartered sports scientist with the UK Science council and accredited by UKSCA, NSCA & BASES. He has consulted with Manchester United FC, Liverpool Ladies FC (double Premier league champions), Scotland National rugby league (World cup ¼ finalists and current European champions), is the Human Performance consultant for USA Football, S&C editor for the IAAF, & runs the training facility program at the Wimbledon tennis championships.
As Head of strength and conditioning coach with Widnes Vikings Rugby League Club the club achieved their highest superleague finish, whilst injuries were reduced by over 18% each year. He has formerly held national lead roles as the Head of Human Performance (S&C, science and medicine) with the Rugby Football League and SportScotland’s National programme manager for Athlete Development. He was Scotland’s first national strength & conditioning coach for track and field.
Clive has authored a number of papers and book chapters on applied sports science, training methods and athletic development coaching, and has written books on training methods for coaches as well as presenting at a number of International conferences. His 3rd Book on “Developing athletic movement skills” is to be published by Human Kinetics in Jan 2017.