He has worked for UK Athletics in coach education since 2010 and has delivered work at the national high performance centre at Loughborough University. In 2011 he was shortlisted by the Brtish Milers Club for the prestigious Frank Horwill Scholarship as part of his ongoing research into multi-tier training.
He has written for three national magazines and a coaching website and is a regular coaching contributor to Athletics Weekly magazine. With Dr.Ross Lorimer of the Universitry of Abertay, he has produced groundbreaking research into the impact of cyberspace and mediated technologies on coaching.
With David Lowes (Coaching Editor ‘Athletics Weekly’ magazine), he has just completed research into mental states and sporting performance with the co-operation of former Olympic champion and vice chair of the British Olympic Association, David Hemery.
Dr Matt Long delivered a workshop on Delivering Constructive Feedback at our very first CPD Coaching Conference in September 2012.