Will Sports Science Determine Who Wins the 2019 Rugby World Cup?

Saturday 12th October 2019 11:40AM – 12:40PM
Location/Venue: Parish Church Sidmouth EX10 8LG

Will the team that wins the World cup in Japan on November 2nd 2019 will be the best at implementing Sport Science?

Peter Drewett has been responsible for preparing individuals and teams for over 250 internationals and 14 world cups during his 26 years working with International Rugby teams, including managing England U21s to winning their first ever 6 Nations Championship Grand Slam in 2004 and repeating this success in 2006. 

Between 2006 and 2009 he was Director of Rugby and Head Coach at Exeter Chiefs leading them into professionalism and 2 cup finals at Twickenham. He has been credited with putting the systems, processes and High Performing Team Culture in place which ensured Chiefs would be successful in the Premiership.

A former Sports Science and Physical Education lecturer at Exeter University, he enjoys the challenge of building and developing elite high-performance sports, business and education teams with his company PERFORM2XL and has worked with the Ashridge business school to share his experiences of leadership, coaching and management. The second edition of his book ‘Rugby Steps to Success’ written with Tony Biscombe was published in 2011. With Tony Biscombe he also developed the award winning innovative SUPERCOACH CD Rom initiative, and pioneered the game of TAG RUGBY with Nick Leonard, developing all the initial coaching booklets, videos and resources. 

In 2010, Peter was asked by the global Business Execution consultancy ‘McKinney Rogers’ to review and develop their successful High Performing Teams offering and enjoyed travelling the world to deliver to a wide range of clients and businesses, combining Strategic Alignment with embedding high performance behaviours and ways of working.

During the past 4 years Peter has been successfully working in Asia as the Hong Kong Rugby Union Head of Elite Coach Development, and for the Welsh Rugby Union as their Performance and International Coach Manager. 

Peter has a passion for Coaching, Mentoring and Developing people to achieve the extraordinary.