Brian Davies /

Brian Davies

Role

High Performance Manager

Biography

Brian Davies is the Sport Wales Institute Elite Performance Manager and works strategically with Performance Directors of sports, elite level coaches and the Institute practitioners to ensure that medals can be delivered by Welsh athletes at major games'.

Brian began his career in sport as an athlete having played rugby for the Saracens for seven years. He joined Sport Wales in 1996 as a governing body liaison officer before spending five years as the Development Manager for the Golf Union of Wales during the successful 2010 Ryder Cup bid.

The former rugby player returned to Sport Wales in 2009, this time to the elite performance side, where he now works with the majority of the sports identified in the Elite Sport Strategy in helping them to develop their elite performance strategies.

Brian says;

"I work with Performance Directors in terms of strategic performance planning; with elite level coaches in supporting them with their professional development and with our own Institute practitioners in terms of planning and prioritising."

Brian has been an integral part of Team Wales for the past six years having travelled to the Melbourne 2006 and Delhi 2010 Commonwealth Games as part of the management and delivery team.