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Max Holloway

Max’s sporting achievements include national and international success as both an athlete and elite coach including at Olympic level. He has practical experience of athlete management, leadership, team building and setting achievable process and outcome goals. Max works as an marine physicist for the Scottish Association of Marine Sciences providing scientific knowledge of the local tidal waters.

Max runs in the Scottish mountains and competes in long distance open water events. Outside of sports Max works as a marine physicist and holds a PhD in climate science with fieldwork experience at sea and in the polar regions.

Qualifications

  • National Water Safety Management Programme with first aid, Level 3 (beach, river & still waters)

  • Fell/Trail Leadership in Running Fitness (FLiRF) 

  • Antarctic Pre-deployment training

  • First Aid Plus, British Antarctic Survey Medical Unit

  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques (Sea Survival), Lowestoft & Waveney Education Services Ltd

  • A Skills Framework for Delivering Safe and Effective Fieldwork in the Polar Regions

  • STCW 95, UK MCA approved: Personal Survival Techniques, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility

  • RYA Level 2 Racing Coach Course

  • RYA National Powerboat Certificate, Level 2

  • PVG & DBS certificate 

 

Experience & Racing

 

Open Water swimming

  • Open Water Swimathon, 5km: 1st (10th/182 in UK)
  • Scottish Winter Swim Championships, 50m freestyle: 6th (2nd AG)

  • Highland Open Water Swim Series, Glenuig, 1.3km: 1st

  • Highland Open Water Swim Series, Appin, 1.3km: 1st

  • Ullswater Epic Lakes Swim. 3.8k

  • Coniston Epic Lakes Swim, 3.8k

  • Henley Classic, 2.1km

Cycling

  • 1st category road racing licence

  • Track and road racing 


Polar expeditions

  • Two month Antarctic fieldwork campaign during the 2017/18 season

  • Arctic training course: A Skills Framework for Delivering Safe and Effective Fieldwork in the Polar Regions, Svalbard

Coaching

  • Team GBR RYA Sailing Coach; Great British National under 16, under 21 and Olympic squads

  • Singapore Sailing Federation - Olympic Sailing Team Coach; Singapore men’s and women’s Olympic representatives at World Cup Series and Pre-Olympic Test Event

  • Korean Sailing Federation - Olympic Athlete Coach; Korean men’s Olympic representative

  • Switzerland Laser Radial coach; Swiss team at Laser Radial Youth World Championships and Europa Cup events

Sailing

  • Full time funded athlete from 2006-2008. Member of the Great British

  • Olympic Development Squad in the men’s single handed Olympic class

  • National Champion Laser 4.7

  • Youth National Champion Laser Radial, 4th and 1st under 19 Senior National Championships Laser Radial, 10th World & European Championships Laser 4.7

  • Ranked 3rd in UK Senior National rankings

  • Top 30 at world cup series events, Top 10 at Skandia Sail For Gold Regatta Olympic class, Top 70 at World and European Championships in the men's single handed Olympic class.


Running

  • Member of Men's Running magazine Project Trail Team

  • Multiple fell, half, full and ultra marathon races

  • Mountain Marathon and Skyracing

Rowing

  • National level for rowing included 2 x Henley Royal Regatta in Thames Challenge Cup

Other

  • Support Crew for West Highland Way Race 2018

  • British Mountaineering Winter Skills Lecture, 2018

  • Bushcraft survival weekend, Cairngorms 2016

Stacey Holloway

Stacey is a goal coach with experience working with athletes in a variety of sports including running, aquathon and rowing. She is also a proud back of the pack runner and mindful wild swimmer. Sport for Stacey is about enjoying the outdoors and the personal challenge rather than competition.

Stacey has coxed at national and international rowing regattas providing skills in athlete management, drill coaching, race planning and strategy. Her strengths lie in her ability to break down seemingly unrealistic goals into achievable steps. 

 

Stacey is a race director, adventure writer, year round wild swimmer and slow runner. Her favourite events are ultra-distance trail races. Follow Stacey at her personal blog wayrunning@wordpress.com

Qualifications

  • International Leadership & Management Level 3 in Coaching

  • Fell/Trail Leadership in Running Fitness (FLiRF) 

  • National Water Safety Management Programme with 1st aid, Level 3 (beach, river & still waters)

  • DBS certificate

  • Trainee Mountain Leader

 

Experience & Racing

Running

  • 96mile West Highland Way race, 193rd finisher and featured on the race podcast series, 2018

  • Merry Hill Challenge, Female winner and 2017 course record holder

  • 2x Highland Fling 53mile footrace 2016 & 2018

  • Salomon Ring of Steall Skyrace 2017 - 414th out of 428 

  • Saunders Lakeland Mountain Marathon, 2017

  • 2 x Cambridge Boundary Trail marathon, Edinburgh Marathon (3hr54) & a handful of fell races & half marathons (trail & road)


Open Water swimming

  • RedBull Neptune Steps 2019, the World's only uphill swim race!

  • Scottish Winter Swim Championships, 50m heads breaststroke (2nd place AG) and a sprint triathlon (2nd place AG)

  • Henley Classic 2.1km open water swim

Cycling

  • Charity London to Manchester 2018 

Coaching 

  • 1-2-1 sports goal coach

  • UCL Internal workplace coach

  • Learn to row coach  


Rowing

  • National level for rowing including 2 x Henley Royal Regatta in Thames Challenge Cup 2013 & 2014

  • Cox for University of Cambridge Lightweights Trail VIII's 2014

 

Volunteering & support

  • Kayak support at Highland Open Water Swim Glenuig 2019

  • Media volunteer at the Montane Spine Race 2019

  • Race volunteer at the Highland Fling race & parkrun

Other​​

  • Vertebrate publishing book reviewer

  • Published articles in magazine - Intrepid, Like the Wind, Ultrarunning World and blog to ultra running community

  • Race director for Tyndrum 24

  • Member of Mountaineering Scotland & Oban Kayak Club

  • British Mountaineering Winter Skills Lecture, 2018

  • Bushcraft survival weekend, Cairngorms 2016

  • Gold Duke of Edinburgh Award 2007