Darcy Norman (Performance Coach – US Men’s National Soccer Team & Lead Performance Strategist at Kitman Labs)

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Episode 108: Ben Ashworth chats to Darcy Norman a qualified PT, AT and S&C with over 20 years experience in the human performance industry. He is currently a performance coach for the US Mens National Soccer Team and the Lead Performance Strategist at Kitman Labs. Darcy has previously enjoyed roles at the German Mens National Team, A.S. Roma, FC Bayern Munich, EXOS and many other roles as a PT, AT and S&C Coach. This episode between Ben and Darcy was recorded a little ago whilst Ben was still at AC Sparta, with the conversation covering nuances of effectively working in soccer managing workload & recovery in elite environments. 

Topics Discussed: 

  • Communication between club and national team
  • Individualisation within team settings
  • Collaborating on technical & tactical information with coaches
  • Optimal on-field volume & Intensity
  • Maximising Recovery 

Where you can find Darcy: