Tom Maynard /

Tom Maynard

Role

Performance Nutritionist

Sport

Nutrition

Biography

Tom has been working at Sport Wales since April 2012 after completing an internship alongside his undergraduate degree in Sports Biomedicine and Nutrition at Cardiff Metropolitan University.

By gaining practical and applied experience in Performance Nutrition with sports including disability athletics, shooting, weightlifting and boxing Tom also took part in the English Institute of Sport run practitioner development programme, aimed at accelerating the development of young practitioners from the home country institutes. Since completing the course Tom is now working alongside Welsh Athletics and the Welsh Amateur Boxing Association providing performance nutrition support in the lead up to Glasgow 2014.

Coming from a multisport background Tom has worked with the Scarlets and Blues rugby academies as well as the Welsh Cricket Association and Hockey Wales. His sporting background involved representing the Glamorgan cricket academy and the Wales Minor counties cricket team and he currently still plays in the Welsh Premier Cricket League for Ammanford CC.

His interests lie in the use of technology to present and capture performance nutrition data, and also in the field of physique management specifically its relation to strength and power.