His athletes hold the British pole vault national record for both men and women.
For the first time at the convention, he will bring his experience and make it available to all.
Scott Simpson will be a speaker at the 2024 Padova Pole Vault Convention!
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Scott Simpson is the Head of Field and Combined Events for UK Athletics, having previously held the position of Senior Coach – Pole Vault. Scott has coached at three Olympic Games (2012, 2016 and 2021) and has coached Holly Bradshaw and Harry Coppell to the UK National Records of 4.90m and 5.85m, respectively. At the Tokyo Games, Holly won bronze with 4.85m and Harry placed 7th with 5.80m. Scott is also coach to former British Holder; Kate Rooney (nee Dennison) (4.61m) and British Junior Record Holder; Molly Caudery (4.60m), among others.
He is widely published in fields of biomechanics and athletics, has presented at European Conference level and has worked with a variety of organisations on a consultancy basis, including Team GB, Team Wales and UK Athletics. He lives in Loughborough with his wife, Sally, and is proud father to Harvey (3) and Thea (1).
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