"The best there is around in terms of the quality of the speakers and networking. "
Damian Comolli, Director of Football Strategy, Liverpool FC "The event gives you the ability to exchange ideas with other sports"
Billy Beane, Vice President, General Manager, Oakland Athletics "I loved it. I thought it was terrific. When you get involved with people who are at a high level of performance the conversations come quick and easy."
Dr Peter Vint, Director of High Performance, US Olympic Committee "Very impressive conference. A remarkable group of people coming together under one roof. Really enjoying it.
Dr Peter Brukner, Head of Sports Medicine and Sports Science, Liverpool FC "There are people from different sports, from all over the world in top level competitions. Very impressive to get so many top level people together."
Arsene Wenger, Manager, Arsenal FC "I enjoyed the experience... It was excellent"
Tony Strudwick, Head of Sports Science, Manchester United "A great initiative. All sports can learn from each other and I came here to see how other sports do it and see if we could interchange ideas."
Johan Bruyneel, Sports Manager, Team Radio Shack "The whole event has been fantastic" Alastair Campbell, Communications Director, Former Labour Government "People are here from football, rugby and a range of sports. Everybody is focused. It's a tremendous thing to bring leaders together like this."
Kevin Roberts, Global CEO, Saatchi & Saatchi "This event is inspiring, you leave with new motivations, new ideas."
Dave Brailsford, Team Principal, Team Sky, Performance Director, Olympic British Cycling Team "Arsene, Billy and Damien's sessions were a terrific contribution of Applied Science and Art." Aidy Boothroyd, Manager, Coventry City FC "Insight from leaders in the industry was invaluable."
Jeff Agoos, Director of Scouting and Player Recruitment, New York Red Bulls "I thought the course was outstanding, very impressed with the content of all the speakers. I have taken so much from it and I look forward to forthcoming events"
Steven Kean, Manager, Blackburn Rovers FC
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