Dr Steve Ingham is steeped in high performance and has been integral to the development of Britain into an Olympic superpower. He has provided support to over 1,000 athletes, of which over 200 have achieved World or Olympic medal success, including some of the world’s greatest athletes, such as Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sir Steve Redgrave and Sir Matthew Pinsent. Steve has also coached athletes to Olympic medal winning success.
Steve has gained high performance insight working at the British Olympic Association from 1998 to 2004, where he was Senior Sports Physiologist and Sports Science Manager, and at the English Institute of Sport from 2004 to 2016 where he was Head of Physiology and latterly the Director of Science and Technical Development, leading a team of 200 scientists in support of Team GB and Paralympics GB. Steve holds a BSc, PhD and is a Fellow of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences.
Steve is the author of the bestselling “How to Support a Champion – The art of applying science to the elite athlete”, discussing and inspiring the importance of learning and adapting to reach our maximum potential.