Andy McCann

Andy McCannAndy is an adviser, mentor and performance coach to high performing people from many walks of life, including some of the UK's highest profile individuals. He is currently a Director for both AMCAN Consultancy & Training Ltd and DNA Definitive Ltd.

Previously a successful teacher and head of physical education, Andy's approach and ethos was recognised by the receipt of a number of awards.  Since leaving teaching in 2004, Andy has continually been involved in sport by providing consultancy support to UK Sport and SportsCoach UK and is a visiting / associate lecturer at a number of universities in England and Wales. 

He has an interest in the development of mental toughness and performance and is a specialist mental skills performance coach to a number of professional sports teams and athletes.  His work has been described as 'cutting edge' (Daily Telegraph) and he is regularly featured in the national press and on TV and radio.

An elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine and an internationally published non-fiction author, he is frequently a commissioned writer for a diverse range of publications.  A popular conference speaker, Andy has spoken at various national events including the Royal Society of Medicine and in collaboration with major sports performance brands. In addition, Andy sits on the Welsh Advisory Committee for the Stroke Association.

"I am delighted to sit on this Sport Wales Advisory Board.  I am confident that as a nation, we in Wales can be further encouraged not to abdicate responsibility for our own physical activity, lifestyle and health, which will clearly be to the benefit of our communities and country as a whole."